Thanks to a generous grant from the William G. Irwin Charity Foundation, the Humboldt Senior Resource Center has a new boiler in the administrative building, the historic Washington Schoolhouse at 1910 California Street in Eureka. The old boiler was extremely temperamental, and often refused to work at all. The new boiler – pictured above, with […]
Every winter, Humboldt Bay Fire collects donations for the Humboldt Senior Resource Center’s Nutrition Program with its Santa for Seniors drive. In an ordinary year, the program’s White Boxes, packed with something fun and nutritious, may be the only gift some isolated seniors receive. Social isolation, already a problem before the pandemic, is now even […]
HSRC thanks the Humboldt-Del Norte Cattlemen’s Association for their gift of $750 worth of beef to our Nutrition Program. “That’s a lot of beef,” said Food Services Manager Tony DeLaurentis, “and it will make a lot of seniors very happy.” The beef will be used to create several scrumptious meals for the older adults who […]
Those looking for information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine can visit the Humboldt County website Vaccination Information page at https://humboldtgov.org/2872/Vaccine-Info .
Humboldt County’s first COVID-19 vaccinations have begun to be administered, and more vaccine is coming. Vaccinations will be distributed based on risk stratification, starting with front-line healthcare providers and elders living in congregate settings. Then the vaccine will be more widely distributed to the population at large. Although the process to develop this vaccine was […]
We know that you have many options when deciding what organization or cause is worthy of your support. Here’s a note we recently received from a donor about why he gives to HSRC … I do enjoy donating to HSRC, because you folks do a very good service to the community. I enjoyed your doing […]
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the lives of residents on the North Coast, HSRC continues to do what we can to assist area seniors. On KEET’s “North Coast Perspectives,” HSRC staff discussed the impact of social isolation on seniors and how we’re trying to help. See the show on YouTube here .
Those Senior News readers who look for their monthly paper in the Times-Standard on the last Tuesday of each month will see a schedule change starting with the February issue — Senior News will now be inserted in the Times-Standard on the last Sunday of each month starting on Sunday, January 26. In addition, starting […]
Humboldt Senior Resource Center is excited to be expanding its services in Fortuna. “This is an exciting time both for HSRC and for seniors living in the Eel River Valley,” said Executive Director Joyce Hayes. The new Gene Lucas Community Center will house a new HSRC Senior Dining Center. On the same McLean campus on […]