Donors sought to help aplastic anemia patients

Blood donors are urged to give blood during the month of March at Valley Blood Services, a new division of the San Diego Blood Bank benefiting the residents of Southwest County, to make a difference in the lives of several area children who have recently been diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a rare bone marrow disorder […]

An outing not just for bird lovers

At 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 7, the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve will be hosting a bird walk. Even if you are not a birdwatcher at heart, this place is a must-see. Interested parties (and you should be interested) should meet at the visitor’s center by 8:50 a.m. It is recommended that you bring […]

Auction proceeds earmarked for autistic children

Last Saturday, the Our Nicholas Foundation auctioned donations to benefit autistic kids in the public school system. They held the auction at Pechanga Hotel and Casino in Temecula. This was their second annual Auction for Autism event, to which they gave a Hollywood theme. They auctioned items such as autographed photos of actors, sporting event […]

TOPS meets in Lake Elsinore

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) is a national organization lending support and encouragement for those working on weight loss for good health. A local chapter meets every Tuesday morning at the Lake Elsinore Senior Activity Center. All adults are welcome to learn more about the program. Weigh-in is from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. and the […]

Premiere plastic surgeon practices locally

Dr. Stuart Kincaid, recognized as one of the premier cosmetic plastic surgeons in the United States, has been noted for his artistic, caring and skilled approach and for delivering exceptional, natural-appearing surgical results of the face and body for both men and women. He has said he “genuinely wants to help each patient attain his […]

Braille Institute van to visit

The Lake Elsinore Senior Center will welcome the Solutions van from the Braille Institute on Monday, March 19, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Those experiencing visual impairment or caring for those who do may find the information and materials provided very valuable. The van is equipped with the latest equipment and devices to help those […]

Free breast cancer seminar offered

Michelle’s Place will host Dr. John West at the new Temecula Library on Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m. Dr. West, one of the top breast surgeons in the country, founded the Breast Care Center of Orange County. He will be speaking about the changes in breast cancer, diagnosis and film versus digital mammography. Join us […]

Caregiver Support Group meeting in Lake Elsinore

Many people serve as caregivers for parents, spouses or friends who may not be able to care for themselves or who may need help to remain independent. Care may be needed for those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, those recovering from illness or who have suffered a stroke or illness leaving them unable to fully […]

Arthritis Support Group meets in Lake Elsinore

The Lake Elsinore Arthritis Support Group will host Dr. Anthony Salmon, DC, a guest speaker, at its monthly meeting at 12:15 p.m. at the Lake Elsinore Senior Center, 420 East Lakeshore Drive in Lakepoint Park. Dr. Salmon will speak about helpful exercises for arthritis. The meeting will include refreshments and is open to the public; […]