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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...

 

Fashion Tips to Stay in Style

Muumuus and mom jeans or spangled capris and Aloha shirts - is this really all the fashion world has to offer women over the age of 60? Do mature women who desire to dress fashionably for summer...

 

'Avenue of Flags' to Honor Veterans on May 29 at Visalia Public Cemetery

The Avenue of Flags program will be held in the Pavilion at the Visalia Public Cemetery, 1300 W. Goshen Ave., Visalia, on Monday, May 29 starting at 10 a.m. The program includes a presentation of...

 

Burial Flags

Upon a veteran's death, the Veterans Administration (VA) provides a United States flag honoring the veteran's military service. The flag will drape the casket or accompany the urn of a deceased...

 

What to Do When a Senior Loved One Wanders Away

Virtually all parents have experienced the terror of looking up from what they were doing only to realize their child has wandered off. Your pulse races, your heart pounds and you can't relax until...

 

Two-Thirds of Seniors are Victims of Online Scams

Nearly 97% of seniors age 70 and older are using the Internet at least once a week to check email, manage money and keep in touch via social media. All this time online is putting them at risk for sca...

 

Weed Out Gardening Injuries

Gardening has many health benefits, but you need to ensure that you're not putting undue strain on your body. Bayer Advanced lawn and garden expert Lance Walheim, author of Lawn Care for Dummies,...

 

Don't Overlook Need for Balanced Natural Light

When homeowners think about improvements that can allow them to stay in their homes longer as they grow older, they may focus on things like grab bars in the bathroom or wider doorways to boost...

 

Most Americans Don't Feel Safe in Their Own Homes

Home is where the heart is. But home may not always be where Americans feel safest. A new survey from Honeywell found that more than two-thirds of Americans – including 72% of women – do not always feel totally safe in their own homes, though...

 

The Water-Efficient Landscape of the Central Valley

Think you can't have a beautiful landscape in the "new California?" Think you can wait it out and keep that fescue turf and those coastal redwoods? Are you ready for a change? If you are still...

 

Water-Saving Landscapes

Water-saving landscapes continue as the big trend in gardens, and with good reason. In working with clients over the past several years, here are a few things my company has learned about re-creating...

 

Gardening in the Central Valley

A popular trend in home gardening is biodynamic growing. This style has been around in one form or another since ancient Roman times and maybe even longer in Asia. Although it is mostly applied to...

 

Removing the lawn

The biggest garden trend we are finding is the desire for removing the front lawn. Conserving water is the main reason for this garden renovation; reducing maintenance and increasing interest are two...

 

Spring in the garden: Enjoy the flowers

Springtime in California gardens is a bounty of flowers. From fruit trees to roses to California chaparral plants and wildflowers, we enjoy an abundance of riches, even when rainfall has been sparse....

 

Winter is a Time for Planning the Garden

Winter, the season of fewer garden chores, is a good season for planning changes you will make in the spring. Pruning deciduous trees and shrubs for safety or to control size, finishing clean-up and...

 

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