Seniors in Action

Grey Bears Bookshop

Grey Bears Bookshop

By C.J. Some say that the best little bookshop in California is at 2710 Chanticleer Avenue located on the Grey Bear’s Campus. This inviting Book Shop shares a building with the Computer Center behind the Thrift Store and Donations Center. It is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. seven days a week and the foot […]






eBikes

eBikes

While bumper stickers telling that “My other car is a broom” held great popularity in October, “My other car is an eBike” continue to tell the playful story of eBikers. Today’s senior population is definitely on the move and eBikes fits the bill. The spokes twirling around the neighborhood via electric power technology are predominately […]






Noreen Santaluce

Noreen Santaluce

Originator of “Seniors in Action” September 12, 1921 ~ October 11, 2016 By C.J. With a twinkle in her eye, Noreen Collins Santaluce would address a room full of her 90’s Club friends and announce “None of us will get out of here alive, so we may as well have fun!” And so it was […]






The Pillow Case Project

The Pillow Case Project

By C.J. We’ve all been hearing, “There’s an app for that” about almost everything. The American Red Cross is now part of the tech revolution. At redcross.org you can prepare your smartphone so whatever comes your way, you’ll know what to do. Romina Cervantes, Volunteer and Youth Services Manager, recently impressed her counterpart in Paris, […]






Walking Adventure Group

Walking Adventure Group

By C.J. “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. But whatever you do keep moving.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. To those words of wisdom, Kelly Gibson at the Louden Nelson Community Center makes sure that while you’re moving you take in the beauty […]






Dance for Parkinson’s Program

Dance for Parkinson’s Program

By C.J. Dancing brings great joy and wellness to the world. Damar Vita Ganley & Abra Allan, two local women with rhythm and grace came together to begin a Pilot Program for Dance for Parkinson’s. They searched for someone to match their enthusiasm with some funding. They thought of Tony Walker of ComForCare Senior Services, […]






Dance for Parkinson’s Program

Dance for Parkinson’s Program

By C.J. Dancing brings great joy and wellness to the world. Damar Vita Ganley & Abra Allan, two local women with rhythm and grace came together to begin a Pilot Program for Dance for Parkinson’s. They searched for someone to match their enthusiasm with some funding. They thought of Tony Walker of ComForCare Senior Services, […]






Grey Bears Don’t Hibernate

Grey Bears Don’t Hibernate

By C.J. Now that spring is officially here, the news is out that the Grey Bears at 2710 Chanticleer Ave, Santa Cruz have not been hibernating this past winter! Tess Wood, Volunteer & Event Coordinator, balances the needs of all the diverse food distribution and recycling programs you find at Grey Bears. She’s also a […]






Seniors Singing in Harmony with Valen-grams

Seniors Singing in Harmony with Valen-grams

February equates with cupid flying around our world and gives the shortest month of the year the honorary vibration of The Love Month. We look for ways to celebrate and honor our loved ones. We’re fortunate to have The Coastal Blend Quartet in town to achieve that task. Delighting our sweethearts with some popular 50’s […]






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