Seniors

Seniors First sets 2020 deadline to end senior hunger in US

Of the six-million senior citizens the Meals on Wheels Association of America estimates face hunger in the United States, Auburn can claim its share. That noted, Seniors First has ...

Family seeks help to find grandmother’s killer

Not knowing what happened has been hard on those left behind in the wake of Alice Murphy’s death. “It’s been very hard for my oldest daughter, Ashley,” Mark Judish, Murphy ...

'Brats' recall life in prison's shadow

Put Craig Burnett and Tom Doherty in a room together, and the self-proclaimed former “prison brats” will speak evocatively about growing up on the grounds of Folsom State Priso ...

Hit the timber with a nimble dance step

If you are interested in learning to ballroom dance, you may want to join the DeWitt Social Dancers. Members say the dance program provides a social atmosphere and exercise. “ ...

A Time for Seniors: Community came to rescue of senior nutrition program

Dear Readers: On behalf of Seniors First’s staff and Board of Directors, as well as the seniors of Placer County, I sincerely want to thank everyone who responded to the stories ...

Veterans reunite 68 years after war

Tuesday marked the 68th anniversary of the day the 184th Infantry gathered at the Gold Country Fairgrounds prior to World War II and for the past 20 years, the surviving members ha ...

Volunteer finds key to rewarding retirement

Anne Turinsky found an answer to life after retirement when she decided to volunteer for the Recreation and Respite Program at the DeWitt Center in Auburn. “When you first retire ...

Seniors vent on higher sewer fees

Supervisor Jim Holmes got an earful Tuesday from seniors living at a North Auburn mobile home park concerned over how they’d be able to afford sewer-rate increases now being cons ...

A Time for Seniors: Look for the right legal form to let health wishes be known

Dear Candace: I recently read your article in the Auburn Journal regarding “Advanced Care Directives” and wanted to offer a comment. You might want to know that the term “adv ...

Program will cut meals to 23 seniors

Susan Hartle enrolled her mother, Alberta Hartle, in the Meals on Wheels program so the 92-year-old could have a nutritious meal when she was gone at work all day. “I came home ...

Conversion to digital TV frustrating seniors

Dear Candace: This transition to digital broadcasting which is taking place on Feb. 17 has me and many of my friends all confused and frustrated. Every time I turn on my TV now, th ...

A Time for Seniors: How to prepare for television change

Dear Candace: I keep hearing about the upcoming changes with television transmission early in 2009. Any information would be appreciated. I always read your column and appreciate a ...