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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. Every...

 

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,...

 
 By Steve Pastis    Lifestyles    May 1, 2017

Over 500 Athletes Compete at Visalia Senior Games

The 2017 Visalia Senior Games exceeded expectations with 505 athletes competing in various locations in Visalia over two weekends in March. Seniors from 95 California cities, and from as far away as...

 

Jimmy Buffet's Song 'Margaritaville' Inspires New Retirement Communities

Margaritaville Holdings and Minto Communities have announced a partnership to develop Latitude Margaritaville, new active retirement communities in some of the nation's most popular destinations. The...

 

Athletes to Gather in Visalia for the 2017 Senior Games

The 2017 Visalia Senior Games, the Central Valley's only senior games, will be held at various locations in Visalia on March 16-19 and 24-26. Nearly 160 athletes are already registered for the 2017...

 

Veteran's Corner - Speeding up Your CLAIM

Want to speed up the processing of your claim? The VA has implemented the Fully Developed Claims (FDC) Process, which has significantly decreased the time it takes to process these claims. On...

 

Tulare Senior Center News

Submitted by Lorraine Zorn, City of Tulare Parks & Recreation Chukchansi Day Trip – Sign Up Now! The seats are filling up fast – come in and register for a fun trip to Chukchansi Casino! Registrations are now being taken for Thursday, March 16. P...

 

Heart of Seniors Event Packs Wyndham Ballroom

The fourth annual Heart of Seniors "Spectacular Resource Event" Luncheon, hosted by the Senior Coalition, filled the ballroom of the Wyndham Hotel in Visalia on February 16. The event, which included...

 

Senior Day in the Park Planned for Friday, May 12 at Mooney Grove

"Sock Hop" is the theme of the 48th Annual Senior Day in the Park, an annual free event this year organized by CSET (Community Services Employment Training), and sponsored by Kings/Tulare Area Agency...

 

Visalia 2017 Senior Games Schedule Announced

The 2017 Visalia Senior Games, the Central Valley's only senior games, will be held at various locations in Visalia on March 16-19 and 24-26. The inaugural Senior Games, which were held in October 201...

 

McFarland USA' Coach to Keynote Heart of Seniors Event

The fourth annual Heart of Seniors "Spectacular Resource Event" Luncheon, hosted by the Senior Coalition, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, at the Wyndham Hotel, 9000 W....

 

The Four Types of Claims

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) identifies four basic types of claims: Original, Reopened, New and Secondary claims. Active duty service members, veterans and survivors of deceased veterans...

 

Visalia to Host 2017 Senior Games

The 2017 Visalia Senior Games, the Central Valley's only senior games, will be held at various locations in Visalia on March 16-19 and March 24-26. Moving the event from October and scheduling events...

 

Agent Orange

Between 1962 and 1972, about 20 million gallons of herbicides were utilized in Vietnam. The primary ingredient in these defoliants was dioxin, which is now a known carcinogen. Agent Orange (AO)...

 

Create Calm as You Rush from Holiday to Holiday

Less than a month separates Halloween from Thanksgiving. And, this year, Christmas and Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are all within a day of each other, and the two multi-day holidays both end on New Year's...

 

Say 'No-No-No' to Holiday Allergies

Shouldn't this be the season for gift-shopping, family gatherings, ho-ho-ho and mistletoe? So why are you still sneezing? Granted, certain times of year are more allergen-filled than others, but the...

 

Tulare County Walk to End Alzheimer's Set for October 8

The 3rd Annual Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's will be held Saturday, October 8th at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia. About 500 people from throughout the Tulare and Kings County area...

 

Visalia Senior Center Hosts Fall Open House September 16

The Visalia Senior Center will host its Fall Open House, dedicated to all those 50 and better, on Friday, September 16, from 3-6 p.m. The event will feature a vendor fair with local businesses that...

 

Military Service Records

Do you need a copy of your official Military Service Records? Many service members don’t realize the importance of the documents provided upon separation from service, but as many members...

 

American Grandparents More Tech-Savvy than Their Grandchildren Think

According to recent survey results derived from the American Grandparents Association and visitors at its content site, Grandparents.com, the vast majority of people aged 60+ in the United States are...

 

Kaweah Delta Breast Center Announces Pink Tea Party Keynote Speaker

Tickets are on sale for Alice in Wonderland," Kaweah Delta Breast Center's 5th annual Pink Tea Party, scheduled for the Visalia Convention Center on Sunday, October 23, beginning at 1 p.m. The...

 

Wining & Dining

Orzo with Lemon, Brie and Toasted Pine Nuts Live a life in balance. Particularly during the busiest times of year, finding the right balance is crucial. With all the time spent on work and personal...

 

Veteran's Corner

Let's continue our discussion on burial benefits from the last issue. Sometimes a veteran's surviving family members ask us if there is any way to mark the grave of a deceased veteran for whom a...

 

First Online E-Commerce Site Offers Senior Living Furniture

Senior Furnishings is the first online E-Commerce store to offer senior living furniture for seniors, whether they stay at home or live in senior living communities, such as assisted living...

 

Veteran's Corner

We've talked about service-connected disabilities and determining eligibility for compensation. The Veterans Administration (VA) evaluates the extent of the disability and determines a "percentage of...

 

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