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Neighborhood Village breaks ground

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on August 25th for the Neighborhood Village, a community in Goshen that will have 49 residences for the homeless. The community will feature a... — Updated 9/8/2022

 
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Visalia Gleaning Seniors Plan to Expand Services into Goshen

The Visalia Gleaning Seniors are looking to expand into the Goshen area. The Gleaners supply bread, sweets, fruits, vegetables and other food items to low-income seniors. They currently deliver food three-to-four times a week to mo... — Updated 9/8/2022

 
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Measure U Back on Ballot in Exeter Cemetery District

Measure U, which received a majority of votes in the June elections but failed to reach the two-thirds requirement, is back on the ballot for voters in the Exeter Cemetery... — Updated 9/8/2022

 
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Foundation Announces 'Greatest Generation' Mural Restoration Project

The World War II Greatest Generation Mural has been a landmark in the City of Visalia since its dedication on Veterans Day 2006. Unfortunately, time and weather have not been... — Updated 9/8/2022

 
 By Larry Kast    News 

CSET Plans to Reopen Two Senior Centers

After 30 months of being closed due to the pandemic, two of the eight senior centers managed by CSET will finally be reopening, marked by separate welcome-back events that... — Updated 9/8/2022

 
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Senior Day in the Park Returns to Kings County

The Kings County Commission on Aging will once again present Senior Day at Burris Park, 6500 Clinton Ave., Hanford. The event will feature a cake walk, games, raffles, music, informational tables, a crazy hat contest and a... — Updated 9/8/2022

 
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Alzheimer's Walk Scheduled at Mooney Grove Park on Oct. 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.... — Updated 9/8/2022

 
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Local Committee to Help Create 'Rural Master Plan on Aging'

A committee has been given the task of helping to create “a rural Master Plan on Aging.” Members will consider the needs of rural elders and develop specific recommendations, goals and strategies for Kings and Tulare counties... — Updated 9/8/2022

 
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Visalia Senior Center Fall Open House Planned for Oct. 13

School is back in session, which means that fall is just around the corner and the Visalia Senior Center is getting ready to celebrate fall with its annual Senior Center Fall Open... — Updated 9/8/2022

 
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FHCN Adult Day Care Center Planned in Downtown Visalia

An application for a new 25,000-square-foot adult daycare facility in downtown Visalia is currently in the City of Visalia site plan review process. The application was submitted... — Updated 9/8/2022

 

Long COVID & Power of Attorney

Question: I was fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID, yet I still got it. Now that I have recovered, I am still fatigued, get short of breath easily, and have a foggy brain. Why... — Updated 7/24/2022

 

Affordable Senior Housing Projects Planned in Visalia

Plans for two affordable senior housing projects are currently going through the City of Visalia's approval process. Both projects are being planned as affordable housing, which... — Updated 7/24/2022

 

Government Impostor Scams Costlier for Seniors, New BBB Research Shows

The COVID-19 pandemic saw a rise in reports of scammers pretending to be from government agencies. While reports slowed since peaking in early 2021, victims lost more than twice as... — Updated 7/24/2022

 

Tulare County Sheriff's Office Warns of New Telephone Scam

The Tulare County Sheriff's Office has received multiple calls from people saying they have been contacted by someone identifying themselves as a member of the Tulare County... — Updated 7/24/2022

 

Cemetery Measure Heading Back to Ballot in November

Measure U, which would have provided funds to the Exeter Cemetery District, received most of the votes in the June elections, but lost. The final election summary report on the... — Updated 7/24/2022

 
 By Larry Kast    News

Most Local Senior Centers Back in Business

Those who came to count on the multitude of senior centers throughout Tulare and Kings counties for meals and socialization are seeing those pandemic-shuttered programs return to th... — Updated 7/24/2022

 

TCDA Elder Abuse Prevention, Victim Services Program Grant Renewed

The Office of the Tulare County District Attorney was once again awarded a grant by the Governor's Office of Emergency Services to support victims of elder abuse and provide... — Updated 7/24/2022

 

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

 
 By Steve Pastis    News

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Seniors to Benefit from New Homeless Village in Goshen

By spring of next year, the state of California is expected to have its first ever master-planned community that will provide dignified homes, jobs and services for those experienci... — Updated 3/5/2022

 

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