A Time for Seniors

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Health fair was great way to discover available services

Dear Candace: I wanted to commend you and your team on the excellent health fair you put on every fall. I always enjoy the variety of exhibitors and never fail to learn something I ...

A Time for Seniors: Gift of time a great idea for caregivers

Dear Readers: Whatever else you do today, don’t forget to vote!!!!! Dear Candace: I think I have come up with a great Christmas gift for my mother and I want to know if somethin ...

Gov.’s budget cuts will affect senior services

Dear Candace: In early July you wrote an open letter to the community asking for financial support and explaining the impact the budget not being signed had on all of the services ...

A Time for Seniors: New program offers drop-off sites for medical syringes

Dear Readers: Here’s some more stuff you just ought to know about … SHARPS Program — There are two new drop-off sites for used syringes and lancets, known as “sharps,” ...

Seniors: Some points to consider

A Time For Seniors September 23, 2008 Dear Readers: Some things you just ought to know about … Volunteer drivers needed! Try to imagine not being able to hop in your car and g ...

A Time for Seniors: A quick refresher on safety

Editor’s note: The following comes from a widely circulated e-mail on safety tips. It has been reviewed by local law enforcement for accuracy. Dear readers: Just a little refres ...