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Affordable Senior Housing Projects Planned in Visalia

Plans for two affordable senior housing projects are currently going through the City of Visalia's approval process. Both projects are being planned as affordable housing, which... — Updated 7/24/2022

Tulare County Sheriff's Office Warns of New Telephone Scam

The Tulare County Sheriff's Office has received multiple calls from people saying they have been contacted by someone identifying themselves as a member of the Tulare County... — Updated 7/24/2022

Cemetery Measure Heading Back to Ballot in November

Measure U, which would have provided funds to the Exeter Cemetery District, received most of the votes in the June elections, but lost. The final election summary report on the... — Updated 7/24/2022

Most Local Senior Centers Back in Business

Those who came to count on the multitude of senior centers throughout Tulare and Kings counties for meals and socialization are seeing those pandemic-shuttered programs return to... — Updated 7/24/2022

Long COVID & Power of Attorney

Question: I was fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID, yet I still got it. Now that I have recovered, I am still fatigued, get short of breath easily, and have a foggy brain. Why... — Updated 7/24/2022

TCDA Elder Abuse Prevention, Victim Services Program Grant Renewed

The Office of the Tulare County District Attorney was once again awarded a grant by the Governor's Office of Emergency Services to support victims of elder abuse and provide... — Updated 7/24/2022

Government Impostor Scams Costlier for Seniors, New BBB Research Shows

The COVID-19 pandemic saw a rise in reports of scammers pretending to be from government agencies. While reports slowed since peaking in early 2021, victims lost more than twice as... — Updated 7/24/2022

Walking May Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

Walking for as little as 15 minutes a day may help stave off Alzheimer's Disease, says a study at the Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center. The study found that regular habits of... — Updated 7/24/2022

Rectal Cancer Disappears After Experimental Use of Immunotherapy

Sascha Roth remembers the phone call came on a hectic Friday evening. She was racing around her home in Washington, D.C., to pack for New York, where she was scheduled to undergo... — Updated 7/24/2022

Monkeypox Less Serious, Harder to Catch than COVID

The monkeypox virus is a completely different virus than the viruses that cause COVID-19 or measles, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is not... — Updated 7/24/2022

Social Security Benefits Lose Buying Power

High inflation has caused Social Security benefits to lose 40% of their buying power since the year 2000, according to the latest update of an ongoing study by The Senior Citizens... — Updated 7/24/2022

Millwood and Stagecoaching to the Timber

Stage travel in the mid to late 19th century was a common form of transportation. Even though the ride could be bumpy and dusty, it was preferred by many to riding horseback,... — Updated 7/24/2022

Master Gardeners' Tips for July

Be easy on yourself and on your garden this month. Do everything you can to conserve water. Enjoy the harvest of the summer garden. Planting Don't plant ornamental plants in July.... — Updated 7/24/2022

HSSN Offers Tulare County Seniors Friendships, Activities

The Homebound Senior Social Network (HSSN) is a free program offered by the Valley Caregiver Resource Center and Kings-Tulare Area Agency on Aging (KTAAA). Since 2007, the program, which is only offered to Tulare County residents... — Updated 7/24/2022

'Stu's Show' Celebrates Classic Television Programs

"Stu's Show" is an online show about classic television, featuring interviews with the stars and creators of the most memorable shows of the 1950s and 1960s. So far, there have... — Updated 7/24/2022

Farmer Bob's World Offers a Fun and Educational Ag Experience

Farmer Bob's World has become a local attraction in the South Valley, presenting the farm experience to visitors from all over the valley, as well as from throughout the country... — Updated 7/24/2022

'Gregory,' Brief but Memorable

“Gregory” is an intensely personal film by Ben McHugh, CEO of Brooklyn Oz Productions, who took time from his other film projects to make a film inspired by his late father, who passed away in 1984. “I dream of meeting him... — Updated 7/24/2022

Suicide by Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) seeks to continue efforts to reduce the issue of suicide by veterans. To assist veterans who need someone to talk to, the VA developed the... — Updated 7/24/2022

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