Fire Training for South Medford Seniors

TALENT, Ore. — A group of South Medford High School seniors got a taste of what it is like to be a fire fighter in the Rogue Valley on Sunday. Jackson County Fire District 5 had a group of ten students at their facility in Talent for their their senior project. “They’ve done awesome. These kids are … Continue reading »

Part of Spring Break Spent in School

MEDFORD, Ore. — There’s about two months left before graduation in the Medford School District, and some students at South Medford High School are using this second week of spring break to make sure they’ll be ready to go. The calendar says spring break, but seniors at South Medford high school are anxious to graduate. … Continue reading »

Volunteers Check on Seniors in the Cold

MEDFORD, Ore. — During these cold temperatures, a group of volunteers is checking in on seniors and delivering meals. Food and Friends serves nearly 4,000 seniors in southern Oregon, but it said this week volunteers are trying to do a little more than just deliver meals. During deliveries, volunteers are checking in on seniors to … Continue reading »

Volunteers Help Check On Seniors

MEDFORD, Ore. — Food & Friends delivers about 900 meals a day to residents of Jackson and Josephine counties with about 700 of those being seniors. With winter temperatures now hitting Southern Oregon, the volunteers also do a quick safety check during their visit to make sure their clients are warm during the winter. Food … Continue reading »

Food & Friends Checking on Seniors

MEDFORD, Ore. — With temperatures topping over 100 degrees, Food & Friends officials say seniors are at extra risk. The home delivery service and food kitchen is giving extra notice to their older and more vulnerable clients. Food & Friends delivers roughly 750 meals a day to seniors, most of which are over 80 and … Continue reading »

Healthcare Training for Gay Community

MEDFORD, Ore. — For the first time in Southern Oregon, and only the second time in the state, a training is being held to help the aging gay community with health care needs. Rogue Valley Council of Governments’ Senior and Disability Services’ is holding the training. The goal is to arm staff and other health … Continue reading »