Seniors

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 ...

Placer County bracing for possible flu outbreak

Influenza has claimed the lives of three Sacramento County residents since the start of 2014 and continues to spread regionally, with WebMD.com reporting a “moderate to sever ...

Flu cases showing up across country

As the new year approaches, so does the peak of influenza season and, according to WebMD.com, Placer County experiencing a “moderate” outbreak. Flu season can begin as ...

A dancer’s rehabilitation, one step at a time

LAKE OF THE PINES — “You are only as old as you think you are.”    These are wise words spoken by a woman who puts much truth behind them. Ev ...

Woman does not fall for phone scam

Anne Siacotos, 79, had a bad feeling when the person on the other end of the phone began asking for information such as her Social Security and checking account numbers. The hea ...

Seniors First Meal on Wheels program to keep delivering

Seniors First in Auburn is no longer in danger of having a lapse in service for their Meals on Wheels program. Starting next week Area 4 of the Agency on Aging, which covers sever ...

Auburn leads Placer County in medication take-back

Auburn, along with multiple other agencies, is offering residents a safe way to dispose of their unwanted and expired medications this weekend.  Last year, Auburn’s Fre ...

Seniors First to temporarily shut down

Placer County’s senior population will now feel the aftereffects of the government shutdown as Seniors First will lay off 35 of 45 employees and temporarily shutdown several ...