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Sunday, Apr. 23, 2017

‘This is real purpose’

Joy Anderson is a strong woman. She spent decades working in law enforcement for the Los Angeles Police Department and the United States Marshals before retiring four years ago. At 69 years old, she still...

Never too old to rock n’ roll

The tiny dance floor filled up quickly as the six piece band broke into a bluesy rendition of “Some Kind of Wonderful.” It’s a common sight on Tuesday night at Bergie’s Bar and Grill in...

SENIORS: Setting Up for a Successful 2017

Quality of life. As we age, those three words gain even more importance. By working towards several simple goals in this New Year, seniors can do just that, according to Dr. Gene Dorio, an MD...

Help local seniors this holiday and beyond

For many, the holidays are a time of giving back. By giving to seniors, whether it’s by donating funds or volunteer time, you’ll help some of the community’s most vulnerable population. According to the National...

A holiday forest built with love

It’s a little touch of North Pole in the Santa Clarita Valley, built with love by a local “Santa” and his favorite “elf.” Crafted almost entirely from wood, the array of Christmas trees dotting Robert...

Bowling strikes up camaraderie

“Come on, Ed, show me how to do it,” Alex Hernandez, 61, said with a smile. Ed Limon obliged, confidently scoring a strike at the 2016 North Los Angeles County United States Bowling Congress Senior...

Senior Center’s director of food services talks balancing meals and nutrition

The menu starts with a barley lentil soup, followed by chicken with balsamic glaze, steamed rice with fresh cranberries, a light saute of collard greens, and a spring mix salad tossed in house-made Greek...

Seniors talk about staying fit at classes at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center

It feels more like a dance party than an exercise class, as the disco hit “Funkytown” blasts through the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center’s auditorium. At just 8:30 in the morning, dozens of seniors are...

Seniors, beware of Medicare sales scams

News release from the California Department of Insurance: SACRAMENTO -- The California Department of Insurance is alerting seniors and their advocates to be on their guard against improper sales practices during the annual open enrollment period for...

Seniors discuss politics at center

By Michelle Sathe For The Signal In November 2015, a Greenberg Quinlan Rosner poll found that 71 percent of seniors expressed extreme interest in the 2016 election. That enthusiasm certainly hasn’t dampened, at least not at the...