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'The Senior's Toolbox' Educational Forum Planned for October 4

Kaweah Delta and Quail Park are sponsoring "The Senior's Toolbox," an informational conference open to the community. Speakers will address important subjects to better prepare... — Updated 9/2/2019

Alzheimer's Walk Set for October 12

Tulare and Kings County residents are invited to participate in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, October 12, at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia.... — Updated 9/2/2019

Committees at Work on California's Master Plan for Aging

Recognizing that California's over-65 population is projected to grow to 8.6 million by 2030, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order calling for the creation of Master... — Updated 9/2/2019

Four Cases of West Nile Virus in Tulare County

Tulare County Public Health and the California Department of Public Health are investigating four cases of suspected West Nile Virus (WNV) infection in Tulare County. Three adult males and one child have been affected, three of... — Updated 9/2/2019

The Short and Exciting Life of Havilah - Land of Gold

Before Kern County began in 1866, much of the area within its current boundaries was part of Tulare County. One of those areas was the mountainous region lying between the Kern... — Updated 9/2/2019

Downsizing as You Age: Eight Helpful Tips

It's easy to accumulate a lot of things throughout your life. From clothes and household goods to antiques and treasured keepsakes, decades of living often means decades of stuff.... — Updated 9/2/2019

'Senior Day at Burris Park' Set for September 20

The Kings County Commission on Aging will once again present Senior Day at Burris Park, 6500 Clinton Ave., Kingsburg. The event will feature a cake walk, bingo, raffles, music, informational tables, a crazy hat contest and Elvis,... — Updated 9/2/2019

Visalia Senior Center Ready for Annual Fall Open House

School is back in session, which means that fall is just around the corner and the Visalia Senior Center is ready to kick off fall with its annual Senior Center Fall Open House... — Updated 9/2/2019

Perpetrators of Elder Abuse Are Usually Family Members

Many elderly people rely entirely on family or other trusted individuals to help them. Whether it is physiological or psychological, as people grow older they tend to need guidance... — Updated 9/2/2019

'Hometown Heroes' Host to Speak at Gateway

The host of syndicated radio show "Hometown Heroes" will be the featured speaker September 12 at Gateway Church in Visalia. Paul Loeffler, who also handles radio play-by-play for... — Updated 9/2/2019

Count Basie Orchestra to Headline Fox Visalia October 11

In the history of jazz music, there is only one bandleader with the distinction of having his orchestra still performing sold out concerts all over the world more than 30 years... — Updated 9/2/2019

The Blue Water Act

Recently, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act (H.R.299) was signed into law. Last year, the House unanimously passed the bill only to have it stall in the Senate Veterans... — Updated 9/2/2019

Local Seniors Volunteer at Gleanings for the Hungry

Few people in the Central Valley know that there is a huge operation right in our backyard that sends literally tons of free local fruit and dried soup mix to desperately hungry people in many countries around the world, and many... — Updated 9/2/2019

Commonly Prescribed Drugs Could Increase Dementia Risk

New research suggests that regular use of certain types of commonly prescribed drugs used to treat bladder conditions, Parkinson's disease and depression could significantly... — Updated 9/2/2019

Alzheimer's Risk, Progression, Resilience Differ by Gender

Research reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) held in Los Angeles earlier this summer identified a number of differences in the progression and... — Updated 9/2/2019

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