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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Hot Weather Safety Tips

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Older Adults

Hot Weather Safety Tips for Older Adults Hot weather can be dangerous, especially for older adults. Every summer, nearly 200 Americans die of health problems caused by high heat and humidity —and most of them are 50 or older. Hot weather is more likely to cause health problems

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Summer Skincare Tips

From Kris, Esthetician at Atma Wholistic Day Spa We seem to be in the sun all the time. Gardening, swimming, walking, or playing tennis…It’s just something that happens, especially in the summer. We know we need to take care of our skin. We know we need to wear

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6 Steps to Grow a Garden Anywhere

The benefits from gardening are endless – relaxation, fitness, family fun, delicious food and beautifying your lawn. Across the country, millions of people live in townhomes, apartments or single-family homes that seem to lack the outdoor space needed for a conventional garden. But the good news is

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