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Elder Abuse Awareness Month Events Held in Kings County

During the week of June 15th, the Kings County District Victim Witness Program hosted a Caring & Compassionate Card Drive. Cards were purchased and handed out to Kings County... — Updated 10/11/2020


Alzheimer's Walk Makes Changes for 2020

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's will be held on Saturday, October 3. The Tulare and Kings Counties Walk to End Alzheimer's, which attracts hundreds each year to... — Updated 10/11/2020


COVID-19 Still Impacts Tulare and Kings Counties

As of August 20, Tulare County has 12,907 reported cases of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. The virus has killed 208 people in the county. Kings County has had 5,347 cases,... — Updated 10/11/2020

 By Phil Esbenshade    News

Beware of Local COVID-19 Scams

Numerous new and creative frauds and scams have emerged amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Fraudsters feed off the of the concern and uneasiness of the disease due to the current absence of a cure or vaccine. Unfortunately, it is all too... — Updated 7/24/2020


COVID-19 Still Impacts South Valley

As of June 22, Tulare County has 3,172 reported cases of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. The virus has killed 111 people in the county. Kings County has had 1,331 cases, with 12 deaths. Despite the current increase in cases,... — Updated 7/24/2020


Visalia Gleaning Seniors Continue Deliveries

The Visalia Gleaning Seniors want local seniors to know they are still delivering food to their members, even though their office is closed. They are also still accepting donations Monday through Thursday from 8-10 a.m. for their... — Updated 6/6/2020

 By Colleen Tressler    News

Coronavirus: Scammers Follow the Headlines

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the coronavirus. They're setting up websites to sell bogus products, and using fake emails, texts and social media posts as a... — Updated 5/10/2020

 By Jim Kreidler    News

Avoiding Social Security Scams during COVID-19

While some of you are home, practicing social distancing and frequent hand washing to avoid the coronavirus, remember that scammers are still busy trying to take advantage of people. Some scammers are pretending to be from the... — Updated 5/9/2020


Media Campaign to Mark Elder Abuse Awareness Day

In recent years, local events have been held to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, including an Elder Abuse Awareness Flag Ceremony featuring local officials and other community leaders, and a display of purple flags. “Prior... — Updated 5/9/2020


No New Dates Set for 2020 Senior Games

The 2020 Visalia Senior Games were postponed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, no new dates have been scheduled. The Visalia Senior Games, the Central Valley's only senior games, were scheduled at various... — Updated 5/9/2020


COVID-19 Hits South Valley

As of April 19, Tulare County has 411 cases of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. The virus has killed 17 people in the county. Kings County has had 18 cases so far, with one deat... — Updated 5/9/2020


Heart of Seniors Fills Wyndham Hotel Ballroom

The seventh annual Heart of Seniors "Spectacular Resource Event" Luncheon, hosted by the Senior Coalition, was held on February 13th at the Wyndham Hotel in Visalia. The event... — Updated 4/18/2020


BBB Warns of New Tax Scams

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) reminds you that tax season is here, and along with it so are the scammers. Con artists are using Social Security numbers of unsuspecting Americans... — Updated 4/18/2020


Spring Open House Set for April 15th

The Visalia Senior Center is ready to kick-off spring with its annual Spring Open House event, scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will take place... — Updated 4/18/2020


Elder Abuse Task Force Receives Grant

The Tulare County District Attorney's Office has received a one-year grant from the California Office of Emergency Services to fund its Elder Abuse Task Force through the 2020... — Updated 4/10/2020


City of Visalia Prepares for Fifth Annual 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. The inaugural Senior Games, which were... — Updated 4/10/2020


Heart of Seniors Luncheon Scheduled for February 13

The seventh annual Heart of Seniors "Spectacular Resource Event" Luncheon, hosted by the Senior Coalition, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, at the... — Updated 4/10/2020

 By Phil Esbenshade    News

Scams Increase During Holidays

It's the holiday season again, and once again, criminals are gearing up both old and new scams targeting seniors. Holidays and tax time are the peak periods for these scams. Accordi... — Updated 2/19/2020


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


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


'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


FRAUD ALERT: SSI Hotline 'Spoofing'

The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning citizens about a caller-ID “spoofing” scheme misusing the Social Security Administration (SSA) Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG) Fraud Hotline phone... — Updated 8/11/2019


County Elder Abuse Program Completes Second Year

Two years ago, the Tulare County District Attorney's Office received grant funding in the amount of $400,000 for a new Elder Abuse Program. "This was a highly competitive statewide... — Updated 8/11/2019


Tulare County Marks Elder Abuse Awareness Month

Tulare County's annual ceremony to mark Elder Abuse Awareness Month was held at Government Plaza in Visalia on May 28. The event was attended by about 50 people. "This event is to... — Updated 8/11/2019


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