Seniors

Grand Jury issues pointed report on Costco site, seniors

The Placer County Grand Jury is recommending that supervisors tap a $1.3 million enterprise fund to help Seniors First move from the DeWitt Center, which it’s being ousted fr ...

Lifetime learner receives award

Norene Cavaness, 90, received a Lifetime Learner Award from the Placer Adult School. Cavaness attended Hoover High School in Glendale from 1939 to 1943. She would have graduated in ...

Medication Take-back Day offers free disposal

Foothill residents will have multiple options Saturday to safely dispose of expired and unwanted medication. Next weekend’s Free Medication Take-back Day will take place fro ...

Newcastle to celebrate sesquicentennial anniversary

The foothill town of Newcastle will be celebrating its sesquicentennial anniversary during a community celebration day that will honor 150 years of local history. The May 18 event ...

For one woman, a picture says a thousand words

Placer High graduate and Auburn resident Rae Francis uses her positive attitude and outlook on life to inspire others with her colorful works of art that line the walls at Auburn R ...

March for Meals Auburn campaign focuses on senior hunger

During the nationwide March for Meals campaign, Auburn’s Seniors First volunteers and staff hope to raise awareness about senior hunger by hosting lunches at all eight of the ...

Local chefs passionate about senior nutrition

It’s no secret that Auburn has a burgeoning senior population, and three local chefs have made a career out of keeping their elderly clients happy by serving them an endless ...

Furry friends provide support to those in need

From the tragic aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut to the stress and angst of finals week at Sacramento State University, friendly dogs in vests ...

Seniors First loses Meals on Wheels program

Placer County Seniors First has lost ownership of its  Meals on Wheels program in a competitive bid, which ended with Area 4 Agency on Aging  awarding a Sacramento-based ...

Placer group loses in Meals on Wheels shakeup

Placer County Seniors First lost ownership of one of its programs Friday after Sacramento-based Area 4 Agency on Aging permanently took over the local Meals on Wheels delivery serv ...