seniors

Three cheers for senior housing

Auburn has finally done something right. I don’t like development, but if it is used by the people for their benefit, it’s worthwhile. Building an apartment complex for senio ...

Auburn Juniors win a pair

The Auburn Little League Junior All-Star Softball squad fought off elimination Sunday with a pair of victories in the Division II Tournament in West Sacramento. Pitcher Lizzy Ruth ...

Placer packed with senior talent

With graduation of the local high schools only three days away, this column wraps up the athletic year for 2009-2010 by identifying some of Placer’s student-athletes and where th ...

Falcon seniors soar on and off the field

Editor’s Note: This is the second of three columns chronicling the student-athletes of Colfax High, Del Oro, and Placer. The athletes of these three schools helped their respecti ...

Golden Eagles feature many star seniors

Editor’s Note: This is the first of three columns chronicling the student-athletes of Colfax High, Del Oro, and Placer. The athletes of these three schools helped their respe ...

Keep the senior college courses

Sierra College might soon axe a program that fills baby boomer needs. For several years the community college has supported (and secured a $1 million endowment to operate) the Os ...

Discounts on track to boost rail travel

Capitol Corridor passenger rail service is offering discounts for seniors and children that could put the brakes on a recent drop-off in ridership between Auburn and the Bay Area l ...

Placer County supes hike North Auburn sewer rates

North Auburn seniors gave Placer County supervisors an earful Tuesday on a 21 percent increase starting in July on sewer bills for homeowners – from $67.84 to $82 a month. Many ...

Stimulus funds to boost senior jobs program

A $120 million infusion of federal funds to help seniors find jobs will bring about $90,000 to the Placer County Experience Works program. The money is part of the American Recove ...

Stop the excuses: Adult school makes exercise fun

Re: Gyms reach out to seniors (Journal, March 10). Thank you very much for an article emphasizing the importance of diet and exercise for seniors. We are fortunate to live in an a ...

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 ...

Where are the seniors?

The Placer High boys basketball team will be a little shorthanded when it comes to upperclassmen this season. Last year there were eight seniors on the 14-player roster. This year ...

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 ...

Well-matched caregivers bring kindness, help to seniors

When Velda O’Neel had both her knees replaced, she needed someone to help with chores around the house. She didn’t count on also getting a new friend. O’Neel, 81, has an in ...

Report reveals needs of county's older adults

Placer County seniors are concerned about being able to continue to live at home and have some challenges to getting information and receiving services, according to a new study pr ...