Seniors First

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 ...

Bridget Powers gets job done

I have known Bridget Powers for many years and I have never met such an ambitious woman so committed to her causes and projects. Bridget gets the job done. Whether she is runni ...

Senior services company establishes office in Auburn

A former home-based franchise business that offers senior care services has opened an office at the Auburn Airport Industrial Park. Always Best Care’s focus is on living assista ...

Auburn Funk Box Derby hands out the honors

After an 18-year absence 16 creations rolled down Lincoln Way in Downtown Auburn Sunday at the Auburn Funk Box Derby. “We have to be very, very pleased with the amount of peopl ...

Senior finds reason to smile

After struggling for the last 20-plus years with a lack of funds to repair deteriorating teeth, replace fillings that were falling out and lost teeth as well as difficulty chewing ...

Organization puts Seniors First

Local seniors can get much needed information and care through an Auburn-based organization. Seniors First, a non-profit organization, provides several programs to seniors through ...

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 ...

Friends' club help local seniors

Auburn’s Friends of the Volunteers have been passionately organizing events and raising money to support local volunteer groups for the past 30 years. Since 1977, the Friends’ ...

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 ...

Friends help Seniors First with donation

Friends of the Volunteers for Seniors First recently met for a Christmas lunch at the Power Club in Auburn. President Marcella Bane, left, presented Seniors First representative Br ...

Fall Brew Fest promises fun for all palates

It’s time to raise your glass for a good cause. The 14th annual Fall Brew Fest, presented by Seniors First and held at the Ridge, promises to please the palate of attendees, wh ...

Want to give back? Bring extra change to Sunday’s music fest

Scott Holbrook can’t keep from smilin’. The Auburn Recreation District board member, whose “keep smilin’” valediction signs off most of his letters and conversations, is ...

Feds pulling plug on analog TV Friday

A day away from the analog-to-digital TV transition, Auburn’s Martin Maxwell is left wondering just how well the much-ballyhooed switch will really help him and other antenna use ...

Penny Watson logs mileage driving her contemporaries

Newcastle’s Penny Watson is the driving force in many people’s lives. Watson volunteers with the Seniors First program’s door-to-door rides service. She provides transportati ...

Seniors get more ride options

Area seniors will have more options tor rides to doctor appointments starting Jan. 2, 2009. Currently, Health Express offers free rides to seniors in the Auburn area for those who ...