Seniors First

Auburn Indian Community gives $47,500 to local groups

The United Auburn Indian Community (UAIC) announced Tuesday that it’s given more than $47,500 to community-based organizations in Placer County. The recipients of the funds i ...

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 ...

IRS warns taxpayers about bogus tax refund scam

With tax season well underway, the Internal Revenue Service is warning senior citizens and other taxpayers to beware of tax refund scams. IRS officials say the schemes carry a com ...

‘Friends’ help Seniors First services happen

Seniors First recently received a donation in the amount of $15,000 from “the Friends.” “The Friends have been holding fundraisers to support Placer County senior ...

Meals on Wheels gets boost from dealership

Many local businesses are embracing the spirit of giving during the holiday season, from coat drives and food drives, to Toys for Tots and fundraisers. At Gold Rush Subaru in Aubur ...

Brew it up at wine and beer fest

Shop, drink and eat for a good cause Saturday, Nov. 5, when Seniors First presents the 16th annual Fall Wine & Brew Fest. From 5-9 p.m., The Ridge Golf Club and Events Center will ...

Funk Box Derby rolling through Auburn

Auburnites should get ready to see some kooky creations roll down Lincoln Way for a cause. The Auburn Funk Box Derby is back in town. The event begins Sunday morning with the Aub ...

Creative Vision and Philanthropy

On Tuesday, eight nonprofits will show their impact in the community through film. Through a project funded by the Placer Community Foundation, these organizations produced short ...

Our View: Driving is a right worth testing for

How do you tell your parent, grandparent or elderly loved one that it’s time to turn in their driver’s keys? Within the past few weeks the Auburn Journal has reported on two s ...

Horizon West sells nursing homes to Plum Healthcare

Three Auburn nursing homes are under new ownership. San Marcos-based Plum Healthcare Group has purchased Horizon West’s 27 facilities, including two in Auburn — the former Co ...

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 First asking for community help

A local aid organization is hoping to win more money after being awarded a grant. The Meals on Wheels Association of America/Subaru “Share the Love” grant program recently awa ...

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 ...

Life after left turns

The statistics are out there. According to AAA, senior drivers are the fastest-growing segment of the population and, other than teenagers, the most likely to be killed while beh ...

Seniors First brewing up tasty fall fun

Better grab a glass. It’s almost time for the 15th annual Fall Wine & Brew Fest, which will be held 5-9 p.m. Nov. 6 out at The Ridge Golf Club and Events Center. Attendees and ...