The American Cancer Society's Second Annual "Legacy of Hope" Gala, "Imagine - An Evening in Paris," will be held on Sunday, Aug. 8 from 5-8 p.m. at Robinson Ranch Golf Club. Tickets to the ACS event, which pays tribute to people who epitomize the spirit and mission of the American Cancer Society, are currently available.
Diabetes will be the topic of discussion when geriatrician Dr. Sabita Malla speaks to elder-care and senior services-focused professionals on Tuesday, May 18 from 9-11 a.m. at Summerhill Villa Senior Living in Santa Clarita.
Those aesthetic angels are at it again. Gerri McCorkle, Jan Fear and Corinn Miklosovic are planning another GRANDS e-waste fundraiser at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center. "GRANDS" - which stands for "Giving Respect and Nurturing to Deserving Seniors," will hold the special recycling event on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Center, located at 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321. "Funds collected, generated from the recycling of no-longer-wanted electronic items, will assist in our ...
Two valuable activities - running and supporting our community's most frail seniors - will join forces on Sunday, Oct. 4, when the 18th annual Kiwanis Club of Santa Clarita Six Flags Magic Mountain 5K Run takes place.
Free flu shots will be administered on Friday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, located at 22900 Market St. in Newhall.
A particularly poignant check presentation was held recently at Summerhill Villa MBK Senior Living - one that came straight from the philanthropic heart with a generous dose of emotion.
"Supportive Services, how can I help you?" Dozens of callers to the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center's Supportive Services Department receive that greeting each weekday.
"I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all." - Leo Rotsten, American writer, 1908-1977 Growing old and living independently can be a mixed bag. On one hand, you want to remain in the comfort, dignity and familiarity of your own home.
People with impaired vision can do everything a normally sighted person can do, but they need to slow down to do it, said John Taylor, who leads the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center's Visually Impaired Services Program.
For the legion of men and women who provide care for dependent loved ones, helpful caregiving-related information can be a veritable lifesaver.
First of two parts "Once I knew only darkness and stillness ... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living."
Flying fish, prancing ponies, impish cartoon characters - these were among the many images painted onto cardboard receptacles during a recent event at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
Often throughout life we need the willing ear of a caring human being. When we're children, our listening companions are usually concerned parents and grandparents. As we age, our heartfelt tete-a-tetes are generally shared with spouses, close friends and adult children. For many seniors, though - particularly those who live alone and suffer from loneliness or depression - the presence of someone to talk to is not readily available. If you have a soft spot ...
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