PALM DESERT: Elderly woman found dead in spa, apparent drowning victim

PALM DESERT: Elderly woman found dead in spa, apparent drowning victim

PALM DESERT – An elderly woman died after apparently drowning in a jacuzzi Saturday morning, April 22. The incident happened in the 500 block of Tomahawk Drive, within the Indian Ridge Country Club, in Palm Desert. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters and other emergency first responders rushed to the location about 9 a.m., after a 911 caller reported […]

Five yummy comfort foods that also comfort seniors’ health

Five yummy comfort foods that also comfort seniors’ health

Augustine “Gus” Farias Special to the Valley News Comfort foods are heartwarming meals that everyone would want to eat occasionally. However, a misconception that they’re typically high in calories makes them unfit for seniors who rather require foods high in micronutrients. The truth is that there are many yummy, yet healthy comfort foods for seniors. […]

Elder financial abuse

Assembly Bill 1754, a bill I authored to protect vulnerable seniors and dependent adults, passed the Assembly Floor and will now head to the Senate. AB 1754 will help elder and dependent adult victims of financial crimes deal with the severe emotional and financial trauma that can result from these crimes. AB 1754 sets up […]

Menifee church to serve Thanksgiving dinner

On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26, Menifee United Church of Christ will serve a traditional turkey dinner to people in need, the elderly, and anyone else who would like to share in the meal. “We know that many people in these trying economic times could use a hot meal,” said Senior Minister Bill Freeman. “Also this […]

BREAKING: Elderly man still missing from Murrieta

BREAKING: Elderly man still missing from Murrieta

Riverside County Sheriff deputies are actively searching for an elderly man who went missing early Thursday morning. 76-year-old Robert Cricks went missing from the unincorporated area  of Murrieta near near the intersection of Winchester Road and Murrieta Hot Springs Road since 2:42 a.m., according to a report on the Riverside County Sheriff’s department website. Upon their arrival […]