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Encore Chorale: Sing for the love of it

News release  Santa Clarita Encore Chorale, a nonprofit musical arts program for seniors, invites adults 55 and older to join their fall 2021 semester.   The choral group offers seniors an opportunity to make music, have fun and exercise some mental and physical muscles. Singers must show that they are fully vaccinated and sing with masks (such as the Broadway Singers or KN95 masks), until such

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,