Alzheimer's Walk Returns to Mooney Grove Park on Oct. 2

Tulare and Kings County residents are invited to participate in the Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's on Saturday, October 2, at Mooney Grove Park in Visalia.... — Updated 8/31/2021

Proposed Visalia Aquatics Complex Seeks Supporters

The City of Visalia may have an aquatics facility in the near future if a current proposal is able to clear enough hurdles. "I'll probably be ready to make a presentation to the... — Updated 8/31/2021

Community Cremation Scattering Set for Nov. 13

The Visalia Public Cemetery has announced that the Third Annual Community Cremation Scattering Day will be Saturday, November 13 at 9 a.m. The event will assist families in... — Updated 8/31/2021

Special Hotline Offered for Seniors Affected by the KNP Complex Fire

Beginning Thursday, September 16, 2021, Community Services Employment Training (CSET) is providing a hotline for seniors only, aged 60 and older, who are under evacuation orders or evacuation warnings due to KNP Complex Fire... — Updated 9/15/2021

Visalia Ransacker Event Postponed

In true cliffhanger fashion, a much-anticipated event is being postponed in the hope that the recent surge in the Covid pandemic will subside by the time the rescheduled date arrives. “Obviously, I would have preferred to go... — Updated 9/26/2021

The Edible Garden is Busy in September and October

Will summer ever end? September is a hopeful month that begins to remind us that winter will be here again someday. It has become harder to predict what kind of fall weather we... — Updated 8/31/2021

COVID-19 Makes a Comeback in the South Valley

It really did seem that things were changing and that life was getting back to normal. After all, the state lifted its mask mandate in June. Unfortunately, the one constant in... — Updated 8/31/2021

Immune System 'Clock' Predicts Illness and Mortality

You're as old as your immune system. Investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Buck Institute for Research on Aging have built an inflammatory-aging clock... — Updated 8/31/2021

Adult Children with College Degrees Influence Parents' Health

Write down the benefits of a college degree and, more than likely, all the items on the completed list will relate to graduates: higher salaries, autonomous jobs and better access... — Updated 8/31/2021

COVID-19 Booster Shots 'Needed'

On August 18, public health and medical experts from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the following statement calling for COVID-19 booster shots: “The COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the United States... — Updated 8/31/2021

Prestige Assisted Living to Host Brain Health Webinars

Cognitive decline is one of the most pressing topics facing seniors and their loved ones. The prospect of their memory and acuity diminishing is something many seniors and their loved ones want to avoid. Prestige Senior Living in... — Updated 8/31/2021

Inside the Visalia Ransacker Investigation

The Program: At 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29, at the Ponderosa Lecture Hall on the campus of College of the Sequoias, a free program sponsored by Visalia Heritage and the... — Updated 9/16/2021

The Rise and Benefits of Companion Robots

Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has published a whitepaper regarding the benefits of companion robots, including the Sony Aibo dog. AIBO, an acronym for Artificial Intelligence roBOt,... — Updated 8/31/2021

Seniors Like Self-Driving Vehicles and Ride Services

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) and Volkswagen Group of America released the results of an online survey of older adults designed to better understand attitudes and... — Updated 8/31/2021

Assisted Living Costs & Referral Websites

Question: I am a veteran and served during a period of war, are there any benefits to help me with assisted living costs? First, I would like to thank you for your service! Millions of honorably discharged veterans and their... — Updated 8/31/2021

Gateway Church Hosts National Grandparenting Summit

Whether you're a new grandparent or have been one for years, one quickly comes to realize the role doesn't come with an instruction manual. That's where Gateway Church in Visalia... — Updated 8/31/2021

Hilarity for Charity Raises $13 Million for Alzheimer's Relief

Founded in 2012 by Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen, Hilarity for Charity (HFC) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to care for families impacted by... — Updated 8/31/2021

Who's Your Daddy? Genealogy Surges During Pandemic

In the quest to fill time while in pandemic isolation, and more importantly find a sustainable senior hobby, we turn to the time-consuming yet injury-avoidant pursuit of genealogy.... — Updated 8/31/2021

You Could Win Taste of Downtown Visalia Tickets!

One of the most anticipated events of the fall is coming, and you could win a pair of tickets. The 27th annual Taste of Downtown Visalia is happening on Tuesday, October 19. The... — Updated 8/31/2021

Veterans ID Cards

Are you aware that as a veteran you might be eligible for discounts at participating merchants that you might do business with? You have a few options to get a Veterans ID card to... — Updated 8/31/2021

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