The makeshift office is abuzz with activity, printers humming and laptop computers at the ready as several senior citizens go over their 2009 taxes with volunteers at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center in Newhall.
He's a mender of hearts, a soother of souls, a book author and a unique musician-physician whose message-laden tunes strive to end youth violence and drug use.
Elijah Canty, longtime Val Verde resident and one of the 13 members of the Val Verde Advisory Council who helped to establish the Val Verde Health Center, turned 99 on Feb. 20.
While the golden years have many benefits for senior citizens, there are also drawbacks that can lead some into a dark place.
Senior Lunch Menu
They've seen Egypt and Asia and the ruins of ancient people all over the planet without ever leaving their chairs. They are attendees at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center's free archaeology class, held every Wednesday morning at 9:30 in Room A3.
Senior Lunch Menu
The expression, "Happy New Year" is something we've all said and heard over the past couple of months.
If you think this recession is anything like The Great Depression, Ruth Johnston has news for you. It's not.
Those aesthetic angels are at it again.
There are red ones, blue ones, striped ones, frou-frou ones. Close to a hundred tiny, hand-knit hats were created by the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center's needlework and craft class for a very special cause.
Seniors, adult children and caregivers are invited to attend a Smarter Seniors Forum on Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, located at 22900 Market Street, Santa Clarita.
A lifetime of memories met the party of a lifetime when Lester and Millie Tanner recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
At 40, luckily, I didn't have too many senior moments of the slipped-my-mind variety in 2009. However, as the writer who covers Senior Living as her regular beat, I did experience some pretty incredible moments with Santa Clarita Valley seniors and the people who care for them.
Santa Clarita residents saddled up at the Country Western Hoedown presented by the SCV Senior Center Silverstones & Memory Makers in Newhall on Thursday.
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