Meals on Wheels

Lasagna dinner benefits Meals on Wheels

“Lasagna on Wheels,” a fundraiser by the Senior Living Group for Seniors First, will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Colfax Greek Bistro, 30 N. Main St., Colfax. T ...

Noon Hour Update: Hit-and-run victim remembered, Weimar ADA lawsuit and Auburn Meals on Wheels

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we&rsquo ...

Revenue sharing an unaffordable luxury

I want to thank Placer County supervisors Jennifer Montgomery and Jack Duran for taking a principled stand on the county’s revenue sharing policy, albeit on the losing end of a 3 ...

Santa brings gifts, cheer to seniors

Santa made the rounds to Auburn seniors over the holiday season. Thanks to donations from Auburn area residents, Home Instead Senior Care was able to give 350 gifts to Seniors Firs ...

Seniors still suffering as organization recovers

An Auburn aid group is slowly recovering from cuts and layoffs that sent it reeling in October. Seniors First is a non-profit organization based in Auburn, but it offers services ...

Lack of funds cutting back on meals, rides for seniors

A local senior aid organization is cutting back several of its programs due to a lack of 100 days worth of funding. Seniors First is based in Auburn, but serves seniors througho ...

She’s witnessed 100 years of local change

Only two years before she was born, Henry Ford rolled his first Model T off the assembly line. She has lived through two world wars (each one meant to end all wars). She’s seen ...

Gleaning life lessons from an elder author

Shirley Pooley is an 81-year-old writer, based in Granite Bay, who recently authored “Bidding One’s Goodbyes,” a book about aging gracefully by letting go of each cherished m ...

Volunteers wage war on senior hunger

On Monday, the kitchen staff at the Seniors First café arrived at 5:30 a.m. to prepare chicken fajitas, Mexicorn and Spanish rice. It was a typical morning at the Meals on Wheels ...

Our View: Don’t forget your community this holiday season

The Gift of Giving Editor's note: During December the Auburn Journal is publishing a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories are meant to inspire others ...