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Kings County Works within Budget to Fight Elder Abuse

"We have plans to invest in elder abuse issues," said Kings County District Attorney Keith L. Fagundes. The current effort is currently grouped with other crimes such as insurance fraud. Unlike...

When a Claim is Denied

When a claim is denied, it is usually because the veteran is missing one of the elements for any service-connected disability claim. If the VA denies your claim and you feel there is sufficient...

Visalia Senior Center to Host Fall Open House on September 13

The City of Visalia Parks and Recreation Department will host the annual Visalia Senior Center Fall Open House at 310 N. Locust St. Visalia, on Wednesday, September 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The...

'Six-Bed Bill' Aims to Streamline Facility Regulations

"Six-bed facilities are the wave of the future," said California State Assemblyman Jim Patterson (R-Fresno). "This is where many of our moms and dads are. Eighty percent of residential care...

Sequoia National Park-The Race to the Big Trees

In this part of the San Joaquin Valley, it's easy to take the word "Sequoia" for granted. After all, the famous national park is in our backyard and the word is used everywhere. It can be found on...

Central California Pickleball Tournament Returns to Visalia

The Central California Pickleball Tournament returns in October, hosted by the Visalia Parks & Recreation Department. Pickleball is a fast-action sport that combines elements of badminton,...

Moo Mile to Raise Funds for Meals on Wheels Program at Tulare Senior Center

The inaugural Moo Mile Race/Walk or 5K presented by the Tulare Parks & Recreation Department will be held on September 30. The event will raise awareness and funds for the Tulare Meals on Wheels Program provided at the Tulare Senior Center....

2018 Visalia Senior Games Dates Set

Planning is underway and the City of Visalia, spearheaded by the Parks & Recreation Department, is excited to bring this event back to the Central Valley. The Senior Games are open to those ages...

Is the San Diego Comic-Con Senior-Friendly?

The San Diego Comic-Con attracts more than 170,000 pop culture fans annually, but is it senior-friendly? This 63-year-old writer enjoys attending the event each year but when I was there this year, I...

Local Help Available to Deal with Senior Hopelessness

"Nationally, there are twice as many suicides as homicides, said Noah Whitaker, director of the Suicide Prevention Task Force, which is responsible for the oversight and guidance of suicide...

Kaweah Delta Breast Center Announces Pink Tea Party Keynote Speaker

Tickets are now on sale for Kaweah Delta Breast Center's 6th annual Pink Tea Party, scheduled for the Exhibit Hall of the Visalia Convention Center on Sunday, October 22, beginning at 1 p.m. (Doors...

Walk to End Alzheimer's Set for October 14 at Mooney Grove Park

Walkers, team captains, sponsors and volunteers are needed for the 2107 Visalia Walk to End Alzheimer's, which will be held on Saturday October 14, at Mooney Grove Park, beginning at 8 a.m. The Walk...

Valley Fever Cases Increase in California in 2016

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced in late July that there was a large increase in the number of reported Valley Fever cases in California with illness onset in 2016. Last...

Pancreatic Cancer: Know Your Family, Know Your Risk

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers, with a mere 29% one-year survival rate. In 2016, pancreatic cancer became the third leading cause of cancer death in the country. The time frame...

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