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Campaign and Flags to Mark Elder Abuse Awareness Month

June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Month, and the Tulare County District Attorney's Office will again air its extensive elder abuse awareness campaign using television, radio,... — Updated 5/6/2022

New Senior Center Proposed in Visalia

A proposed senior daily care facility across the street from the Visalia Mall would provide a multitude of social services and auxiliary medical services to seniors in the greater... — Updated 5/6/2022

Visalia City Council Sinks Aquatics Complex Proposal

The City of Visalia will not be constructing the aquatics facility proposed by Councilmember Greg Collins anytime soon. His motion to place the proposal on the agenda of a future... — Updated 5/6/2022

Survey Reports 1 in 5 on Medicare Use Medical Marijuana

MedicarePlans.com, a platform for health care resources for the elderly and disabled, has published a new survey report that provides insight into the use of medical marijuana among American seniors. According to the report, one... — Updated 5/6/2022

Family HealthCare Network Announces a Rebrand

Since 1976, Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) has served the Valley by providing healthcare for all. Over the last 45 years, FHCN has become recognized as the second largest... — Updated 5/6/2022

Valley Adult Day Services Reopens to Provide Respite for Caregivers

A longtime care provider that closed due to COVID-19 has reopened in Porterville. Valley Adult Day Services (VADS) provides respite for caregivers from caring for patients or loved... — Updated 5/6/2022

Older Participants Sought for Cognitive Survey

Area residents now have the opportunity to participate in a national study of the effects of COVID-19 on cognitive function. Kaweah Health in Visalia is one of four locations... — Updated 5/6/2022

Second Booster Recommended for Seniors

On March 29, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its recommendations to include a second booster shot for people over the age of 50 to increase their... — Updated 5/6/2022

SRES Designation Indicates A Realtor's Dedication to Serving Seniors

Today's real estate market is full of first-time home buyers, those who are moving up, and those who are moving away. But the segment of the market occupied by seniors is finally... — Updated 5/6/2022

News from the Visalia Migratory Labor Camp

Over the years, Tulare County has been very fortunate to have many newspapers. Whether it was the small town of Traver that had the Traver Advocate, or the larger town of Tulare... — Updated 5/6/2022

Panama Tops InternationalLiving.com's Global Retirement Index

For the 11th time, Panama takes the top spot in InternationalLiving.com's Annual Global Retirement Index. "Some say the only constant in life is change," says Jessica Ramesch,... — Updated 5/6/2022

Masks at Gatherings? Local In-Person Caregiver/Dementia Support Groups?

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Alzheimer's Walk Set for October 1

Tulare and Kings County residents are invited to participate in the Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, October 1, at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia. This... — Updated 5/6/2022

Garden Tips for May and June

While May can bring a mix of warm and cool weather, June typically means hot and dry, with occasional drops in temperature. Without adequate snowpack and rainfall this winter and... — Updated 5/6/2022

'Lucy and Desi' Documents a Hollywood Love Story

Just days after Desi Arnaz passed away in December of 1986, Lucille Ball was honored at The Kennedy Center Honors. He had written a letter for her, special for the occasion, to be... — Updated 5/6/2022

'I Am Here' Celebrates the Remarkable Life of a Holocaust Survivor

"I Am Here" is a life-affirming documentary that celebrates the remarkable life of Ella Blumenthal, whose magnetic personality and spirit has remained undimmed despite living... — Updated 5/6/2022

'Prestige Sings!' Online in June

Fitness and wellness for older adults is vital to maintaining both physical and emotional health. There's one activity that helps both of those aspects at the same time. It can be... — Updated 5/6/2022

College Fee Waiver

Are you aware of the California College Fee Waiver (CFW) Program, an education benefit available to the spouses and children of U.S. veterans through the California Department of... — Updated 5/14/2022

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