It’s ‘Gold’ for two of SCV’s Girl Scouts

Two local Girl Scouts in Troop 142 recently both succeeded in attaining their Gold Awards, the highest honor a Girl Scout can achieve. The Gold Award, comparable to the Boy Scouts of America’s Eagle Scout, is awarded to fewer than 6% of Girl Scouts annually, according to Girl Scouts of

Celebrating 95, quarantine-style

With honks and cheers from their cars, family and friends celebrated longtime Valencia resident Florence Holmes’ 95th birthday in a drive-by fashion on Thursday.  Though

Making sacrifices for our seniors’ care

When residents at Oakmont of Valencia Senior Living went into lockdown in mid-March amid rising fears of the coronavirus, their lives changed drastically, but it

Senior exercise class goes virtual

When Fit For Life exercise teacher Rosemary Competelli’s senior aerobics classes were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, she quickly realized she wanted to find

How to combat social isolation in seniors

As the “Safer at Home” order is extended until May 15, many seniors are beginning to feel the effects of self-isolation, especially loneliness.  In fact,