Category Archives: Seniors

Meals on Wheels West Is Serving More Palisades Residents during the Pandemic

Meals on Wheels West Executive Director Chris Baca says that the nonprofit is serving more Pacific Palisades residents than ever before because of Covid-19. In a press release, Baca wrote: “ Meals on Wheels West volunteers and staff are on the … Continue reading

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Alison Burmeister Offers Inaugural Chair Yoga Class on Zoom This Friday

Some of the most popular exercise classes at the YMCA, the Woman’s Club and the American Legion were geared for seniors. With Covid-19 restrictions, all classes at these facilities have been shut down, leaving seniors with walking as their sole … Continue reading

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Realtor Marguleas Provides Novel Fun during Covid-19 Shutdown

Anthony Marguleas, the founder/owner of Amalfi Estates, has found entertaining ways to give back to the community during the Covid-19 stay-at-home mandates. He began by helping people celebrate birthdays. Since parties and large celebrations are nixed, Marguleas and his family … Continue reading

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 Palisades Atria Park Reports Patient Had Covid-19, But Death Related to Underlying Health Conditions 

A resident of Palisades Atria Park, the assisted living and memory care facility on Sunset across from Gelson’s, passed away on April 13. Circling the News contacted Atria, and Mike Gentry, senior vice president of care, responded in an April … Continue reading

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California Telephone Access Program Explained at Palisades Library February 24

California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) outreach specialist Andie Squires will speak to Palisades Alliance for Seniors at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, February 24, at the Palisades Library community room, 851 Alma Real. The meeting is open to the public. Squires … Continue reading

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‘Seniors and Safe Driving’ Will be Senior Alliance Topic

Tressa Thompson, Senior Driver Ombudsman at the California Department of Motor Vehicles, will be the speaker at the next Palisades Alliance for Seniors meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 27, at the Palisades Library community room, 861 Alma Real. … Continue reading

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‘Who Pays for Long-Term Care?’ Expert Will Provide Answers on Monday at the Library 

The Palisades Alliance for Seniors will present a program titled “Who Pays for Long-Term Care?” at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, January 13, in the Palisades Library community room. The program is free and open to the public. Aileen Harper, executive director … Continue reading

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Seniors: Enjoy Music, Bingo and Lunch on Monday at the Library

           The Palisades Senior Alliance will hold a special meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 16, in the Palisades Library community room, 851 Via de la Paz. The event is free and open to the … Continue reading

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My Question for Costco: “What about Bob?”

  By BOB VICKREY Recently, I have been feeling left out of all the fun that my friends with families are having when they make their weekly pilgrimages to our nearest Costco market and fill the backseat of their SUV’s … Continue reading

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What’s Up with All These Early-Bird Dinners?

By BOB VICKREY (Editor’s note: This “Best of Vickrey” column was chosen as a finalist for a California Newspaper Publishing Association award in 2017.) I’m trying to remember exactly when my friends all began having dinner at 4:30 in the … Continue reading

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