Project R.I.D.E.

Sponsored by Murieta Equestrian Center and West Coast Equine Foundation

To celebrate 40 years of serving people with special needs, Project R.I.D.E.’s therapeutic horseback riding program is upgrading its facilities and expanding programs. A covered outdoor riding arena and upgraded sensory trail will complement existing indoor facilities. A specialized simulator brings more people the joy of riding, and new programs in development will reach a greater audience.

A Resource For All Seniors

Meals On Wheels

Meals on Wheels helps keep Sacramento County seniors in their homes and communities by providing nutritious meals, safety net services, social contact and community resources. The organization serves seniors aged 60 and better regardless of their income level. 

Jennifer von Geldern

Funding An Array Of College Possibilities

Sponsored by Patrick K. Willis Company, Inc. for Future Sacramento

For students without family precedent, individual guidance and financial means, college can seem unattainable. Complex college applications and financial assistance paperwork complicate things further. Future Foundation of Sacramento identifies students who, despite these obstacles, show motivation and the ability to excel, and provides an array of resources to overcome the challenges.

Jennifer von Geldern

Shriners Hospital ‘Garden Tour of Love’

Shriners Hospital “Garden Tour of Love” was held on June 9 and the Fair Oaks home of Jerry and Sharon Haleva. The event raised donations and awareness for the Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California. The event hosted more than 100 guests and featured a tour of the Haleva’s unique gardens, as well as live music and ceremonial dove release.

Jul 22, 2019 Tia Gemmell

Sutter Health’s PACE Services Help Seniors Age In Place

When Clint Allison’s father had a stroke in 2010, he stepped in to provide the round-the-clock care his father, Bob, required. But not long into his father’s recovery, Allison realized he couldn’t do it alone, even with the help of his wife and children.

Mar 25, 2019 Jessica Laskey

In Need of a Place to Belong

“There’s no place like home” is a familiar phrase, evoking images of a warm hearth and family. For most of us, home is a place of refuge, where we feel safe and can rest and recharge from a long day. It’s something I’ve thought on extensively while producing this month’s issue on housing.

Jan 17, 2019 Winnie Comstock-Carlson