Exeter Senior Center Reopens for Business

The Exeter Senior Center has been reopened by Community Services Employment Training (CSET), which manages the center and seven others in Tulare County. The center, which reopened... — Updated 5/2/2024

New VA Clinic to Open in Visalia

After much anticipation, a new VA clinic is set to open its doors soon in Visalia, replacing the existing VA clinic in Tulare. Driving this transition are the space limitations of... — Updated 4/29/2024

Indoor Pickleball Center Planned

If everything proceeds on schedule, a 31,000-square-foot indoor pickleball center will be open to the public by the end of the year. The center, which will feature 11 courts, will... — Updated 4/29/2024

2023 Local Master Plan for Aging Released

The 2023 Local Master Plan for Aging: Kings and Tulare Counties has been completed and is now available for viewing or downloading at ktaaa.org/resourceslinks/20... — Updated 5/2/2024

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to be Observed

June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Month and observances will be held in both Tulare and Kings Counties. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was launched on June 15, 2006, by the... — Updated 4/29/2024

Women 50+ Biggest Wild Card Vote in 2024 Election

Women voters age 50 and older are the biggest wild card vote in the 2024 election, divided almost evenly on their preferred presidential candidate, according to a new AARP poll.... — Updated 5/2/2024

What Seniors Need to Know about the Measles Outbreak

Health officials are on high alert as measles outbreaks have been reported in multiple states in the U.S. and cases are rising globally. The Centers for Disease Control and... — Updated 5/2/2024

United Health Centers Awarded $2 Million Grant

United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley (UHC) announced it has received a $2 million grant from the State of California Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) under the Song-Brown Health Care Workforce... — Updated 5/2/2024

Adventist Health Celebrates New Cardiac Cath Lab in Tulare

On February 22, Adventist Health celebrated the opening of its advanced cardiac catheterization lab at Adventist Health Tulare. The community celebrated the ribbon-cutting with a... — Updated 5/2/2024

Kaweah Health Rehabilitation Hospital Receives a Three-Year Accreditation

Kaweah Health Rehabilitation Hospital has received a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF International) for its Acute... — Updated 5/2/2024

Sleep Apnea Linked to Memory and Thinking Problems

People who experience sleep apnea may be more likely to also have memory or thinking problems, according to a preliminary study released in early March and presented at the... — Updated 5/2/2024

Social Security Overpayment Burden Reduced to 10%

The Social Security Administration announced it will decrease the default overpayment withholding rate for Social Security beneficiaries to ten percent (or $10, whichever is... — Updated 5/2/2024

Court Smith – A Tulare County Lawman

I'm told that Rudyard Kipling, the well-known English novelist once said, "There's a man who has lived more stories that I might invent." Exactly who this famous writer was... — Updated 5/2/2024

How to Find a Caregiver

The following is a section from A Quick Guide to Managing Care for Your Aging Relative in California by Leah Vickers, which begins with a list of the best sources for finding a... — Updated 5/2/2024

Creating Bonds in Senior Living

As we age, isolation and loneliness increasingly become concerns for the well-being of older adults. It’s a vital consideration for older adults and their loved ones, because a significant fact-or in one’s mental health is... — Updated 5/2/2024

Costa Rica Named 'the Best Place to Retire' in 2024

For the third time, the world's #1 retirement destination is Costa Rica, according to International Living's 2024 Annual Global Retirement Index. This yearly index - the 33rd... — Updated 5/2/2024

Selling the Family Home, Power of Attorney, Dealing with Boredom

Question: My mother has decided to move to an assisted living and wants to sell our family home to supplement the payment for her care. The family doesn’t want the home sold. What are the options? Many families have a difficult... — Updated 5/2/2024

'The Golden Bachelorette' to Debut this Fall

It had to happen. On the heels of a dominant year for "The Bachelor" franchise, ABC has announced the anticipated spinoff series "The Golden Bachelorette" coming this fall. "The... — Updated 5/2/2024

52nd Annual Senior Day in the Park Set for Friday, May 10th

Community Services Employment Training (CSET) will host the 52nd Annual Senior Day in the Park (Senior Day) on Friday, May 10. The annual event, which will take place from 9 a.m.... — Updated 5/2/2024

A Hidden Past is Revealed in 'Driving Madeline'

A seemingly simple taxi ride across Paris evolves into a profound meditation on the realities of the driver and his fare, a 92-year-old woman whose warmth belies her shocking past.... — Updated 5/2/2024

The happy couple from "The Golden Bachelor" plans to divorce.

"Nǎi Nai and Wài Pó" is a short documentary by first-generation Taiwanese-American filmmaker Sean Wang, which celebrates the slow-paced lives of his two grandmothers. His Nǎi... — Updated 5/2/2024

Senior Games Competitions to Continue through May

The Visalia Senior Games competitions, which have been held on various weekends since March, will continue through May 25. The scheduling allows the event planners an opportunity... — Updated 5/2/2024

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