What Tomorrow’s Retirees Want in a Life Plan Community

What Tomorrow’s Retirees Want in a Life Plan Community People are living longer, healthier lives and expecting more from their golden years than ever before. In response, Life Plan Communities like Paradise Valley Estates are relying on research to prepare for continued growth. According to Ziegler Investment

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MEALS ON WHEELS WANTS TO WISH ALL OF OUR FRIENDS HAPPY HOLIDAYS Serving Solano County Since 1977 Holidays are a time for family, food and togetherness. Unfortunately there are thousands of seniors right here in Solano County who are alone and hungry. Each senior that we serve

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History of Day of the Dead ~ Día de los Muertos

Day of the Dead is an interesting holiday celebrated in central and southern Mexico during the chilly days of November 1 & 2. Even though this coincides with the Catholic holiday called All Soul’s & All Saint’s Day, the indigenous people have combined this with their own

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s – October 28, 2017

Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month in June

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S IN SOLANO COUNTY TO JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE DISEASE Participants to Raise Critically Needed Funds for Alzheimer’s Care, Support and Research The Alzheimer’s Association® is inviting Solano County residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association

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Prostate Treatment

There is no reason for older men to suffer in silence with an enlarged prostate and the health problems it causes, according to Urologist Herkanwal Khaira, M.D., of NorthBay Medical Group in Fairfield. “Many think that urinary problems are a natural and untreatable part of the aging

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The Legacy of Memories

The Legacy of Memories Some years ago, I inherited boxes of photographs that were the collection of my grandmother who died in the 1980’s. She seemed always to have a camera and was always taking photos. Many of the photos were of me, my brothers and sisters,

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Harvest Time in Napa Valley

Take a drive anywhere in Napa Valley this time of year and you’re sure to see and smell different things. It’s Harvest in Napa Valley…usually mid-August through October. Since the weather and each winemaker dictates the times for their own vineyards, it can vary from year to

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Solano County launches

Solano County launches Introducing a new way to get seniors in Solano County informed, involved and connected to services! Solano County Department of Health and Social Services has launched a free, one-stop resource website for seniors, their families, caregivers and service providers. The website,, is

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Traveling With Parents… Making Family Memories

Traveling with Parents

Traveling With Parents… Making Family Memories By Travels and Escapes   If your summer travel plans include taking your parents to visit Rome, or inviting Aunt Mable along for a relaxing week by the warm waters of the Caribbean, or hopping on a bus with cousin Mary

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Christmas in July

Christmas in July by Terry Minion

I often sing Jingle Bells in July and celebrate holidays whenever I want. I see no need to wait until there is majority agreement on a date to celebrate something. It’s so much fun to make my own celebration dates. I like living in the present. There

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