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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

 

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

 
 By Larry Kast    Entertainment 

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

 

Visalia Rawhide Open Ballpark to Full Capacity

Valley Strong Ballpark opened at full capacity on June 22. The Visalia Rawhide, following the recommendations of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), no longer require social distancing. “Our staff is excited to fin... — Updated 7/9/2021

 

Shatner, Smart, Lloyd Share a 'Senior Moment'

Victor Martin (William Shatner) is a retired NASA test pilot often seen speeding around Palm Springs in his vintage Porsche convertible with his best friend Sal (Christopher... — Updated 7/9/2021

 

80-Year-Old Tops UK Album Charts

With the release of his newest record, "Surrounded by Time," Sir Tom Jones has become the oldest man to top the UK album chart. The 80-year-old singer broke the record set last... — Updated 7/9/2021

 

'I Care a Lot' – A Crime Thriller about Financial Elder Abuse

"I Care a Lot," a movie currently showing on Netflix, features a new type of villain, one who bilks seniors. She is very successful at this until she and her partner pick on the wro... — Updated 5/1/2021

 

Chinatown Pretty Showcases Fashionable Asian Seniors

Chinatown Pretty, published by Chronicle Books, is more than the name of a new book featuring portraits and personal stories of trendsetting seniors in six Chinatowns across North... — Updated 5/1/2021

 

Aging Changes Parent-Child Relationship in 'The Father'

It is an inescapable fact of life that for most relationships between a parent and a child, there is a moment in time where the child becomes a carer, and the parent a dependent.... — Updated 3/3/2021

 

CES Showcases New Technology for Seniors

The Computer Electronics Show, better known as CES, is an annual event in January. The show is usually held in Las Vegas and features 500 exhibits, 70,000 registered attendees, and... — Updated 3/3/2021

 

Streep, Wiest and Bergen Take a Voyage in 'Let Them All Talk'

"Let Them All Talk" is a unique comedy streaming on HBO Max starring Meryl Streep, Candice Bergen and Dianne Wiest, with Lucas Hedges and Gemma Chan. It touches upon the importance... — Updated 1/13/2021

 

Robert De Niro Stars in Holiday Comedy 'The War with Grandpa'

Based on the best-selling novel by Robert Kimmel Smith, the new holiday-themed movie "The War with Grandpa" features an all-star cast led by Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken,... — Updated 11/1/2020

 

A Theatrical Tribute to a Father with Alzheimer's

(Reprinted courtesy of the Alzheimer's Association.) Yang Sun and S. Leo Chiang's moving documentary, "Our Time Machine," follows acclaimed Shanghai artist Maleonn as he stages a... — Updated 11/1/2020

 

Humor of Senior Life Featured in 'Flo & Friends' Comic Strip

"I always joke that I'm not a real artist; I'm a cartoonist," said Jenny Campbell, who creates the comic strip "Flo & Friends." Campbell, the daughter of an artist and a syndica... — Updated 10/11/2020

 

Norma Lovelace Named Barbershopper of the Year

Norma Lovelace has been named the Mighty Oak Chorus "Barbershopper of the Year." Last year, she joined the chorus when it welcomed female singers for the first time in its 38-year... — Updated 7/24/2020

 

Joan Lunden Informs, Entertains in New Book about Aging

"I'm too old for Snapchat, but too young for Life Alert." – Joan Lunden Age seems to be on Joan Lunden's mind a lot these days. The journalist, author, motivational speaker,... — Updated 7/24/2020

 

'New' Valley Radio Station to Play 'Oldies'

South Valley fans of singers such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Elvis Presley will soon have a "new" station to turn to on their radios, "It isn't new, it's been on the air,"... — Updated 7/24/2020

 

Documentary Becomes Campaign for Senior Speed Dating

"The Age of Love" was inspired by a conversation filmmaker Steven Loring had at his mother's kitchen table in 2011. At the time, his 71-year-old newly widowed mother was trying to... — Updated 5/9/2020

 

Rawhide Announce Renewal of Senior Rustlers Program

Rustler Wednesdays are back at Recreation Park. The Visalia Rawhide has announced the renewal of its Rawhide Rustler Senior Club, a unique ticket membership only available to fans... — Updated 4/18/2020

 

ImagineU Launches Grandparents Membership

Looking for something new to do with your grandchild? ImagineU Children's Museum may have the answer. The nonprofit opened in 2015 at its current location northeast of downtown... — Updated 4/18/2020

 

Athletes to Gather in Visalia for 2020 Senior Games

The 2020 Visalia Senior Games, the Central Valley's only senior games, will be held at various locations in Visalia on March 21-22 and 28-29. Nearly 200 athletes are already... — Updated 4/18/2020

 

New Book Helps Seniors Stay Sharp... and to Zone Out

"If we want to stay in the game, we need to keep our brains stimulated," explained Carol Pack, co-author of Mind Games & Soporifics, in the book's description on Amazon. "Too ma... — Updated 4/10/2020

 

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

 

Rawhide Seeks Pageant Contestants

The Visalia Rawhide baseball team is looking for local ladies at least 70 years of age to participate in its annual "Belle of the Ballpark" pageant on Wednesday, May 15. At the... — Updated 6/11/2019

 

Senior Day in the Park to Return to Mooney Grove

The 50th Annual Senior Day in the Park, a free event for seniors, their families and caregivers, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at Mooney Grove Park, 2700 S.... — Updated 6/11/2019

 

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