Nevada County Local News: Seniors

All Local Seniors News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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A U.S. Senate committee launched an examination of assisted living, holding its first hearing in two decades on the industry as leaders of both parties expressed concern about the high cost and mixed quality of care facilities.

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The number of older adults with disabilities that affect their performance of daily tasks will soar in the decades ahead, as baby boomers enter their 70s, 80s, and 90s.

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Martis Camp Club will host the 68th U.S. Senior Amateur Championship for the second time from Aug. 26-31, the second time the tournament has been hosted there.

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To qualify for Leqembi, patients must undergo a PET scan that looks for amyloid plaques, the protein clumps that clog the brains of many Alzheimer’s patients.

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The Nevada County Transit Services Division and Nevada County Now paratransit services announced that, effective August 1, Nevada County Now will begin offering same-day on-demand services to seniors and community members with disabilities.

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Volunteering in late life is associated with better cognitive function—specifically, better executive function and episodic memory. Those are the findings of a new study from UC Davis Health.

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On April 1, the former site of Summer Thyme’s Bakery & Deli in Grass Valley became a beehive of activity as volunteers worked to transform the premises into a new facility for Gold Country Senior Services.

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Every day, thousands of older Californians can’t afford to stock their pantries. State data reveal that two-thirds of eligible Californians over age 60 do not participate in CalFresh, the state’s food stamp program, even though they qualify.

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There are new tools and technologies being developed to address both physical and mental health for seniors. Dr. Reetu Sharma is one of many innovators in the Capital Region determined to help people feel stronger while living longer.

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The Truckee office of the California Highway Patrol is recruiting for its Senior Volunteer program. The ideal candidate is a community minded person with a desire to assist CHP in providing public service to the greater Truckee area.

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The Nevada County Board of Supervisors approved two resolutions awarding $465,000 to Interfaith Food Ministry and $350,000 to Gold County Senior Services from Community Development Block Grant funding to support food distribution to low-income seniors.

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For nearly 50 summers, Craig Meacham has been swimming laps on Donner Lake. Last year, during the pandemic, he swam exactly a hundred days between June and October.
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