seniors

Seniors and loneliness

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Here in our community and across the nation seniors are taking their lives more often than anyone else. Health officials say the reason behind that is attributed to a feeling of loneliness. Joan Kramer with Medford Senior Center …

ACCESS gears up for annual Shoebox Program

MEDFORD, Ore – ACCESS is gearing up for its annual Shoebox Program during the holidays. It’s been going on 30 years now. “It’s providing gifts for people that may not get one and it brings so much joy to others,” Kellie Battaglia, Director …

Decision day for South Medford Seniors

Medford, Ore.- May 1 is a big day, both nationally and locally. Tuesday is National College Decision Day, where many seniors inform their college of choice their plans to enroll. At South Medford high school, schools leaders wanted to do something similar …

New senior center coming to Medford

Medford, Or.- A new assisted living facility will soon provide care for senior residents in Medford. “There is a tremendous need for quality care,” Dustin Fields, owner of Weatherly Inn said. Dozens of senior citizens came out Thursday to witness the ground …