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HealthyCal.org
Palliative Care Law Rolling Out Slowly, As Those in Need Wait

Jul 6, 2015

By Hannah Guzik

Palliative care, which is medical care that aims to improve the quality of life for people with chronic or serious illnesses, is not widely available in California. A new law, SB 1004, passed by the Legislature last August, directs the state to create a palliative care program for people enrolled in Medi-Cal,...

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HealthyCal.org
“I Bow To You”: Human Touch and Aging


By Matt Perry

Five older adult women sit in recliners covered with blankets. They wear soft booties on their feet while harp music plays quietly. A TV monitor gently rotates photos of flowers, while the walls feature beach décor graphics – deck chairs, fishing gear, plants and beach grass. The room’s artificial lights are...

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HealthyCal.org
White House Conference On Aging next week

By Matt Perry

The 2015 White House Conference on Aging is set for Monday, July 13, and will be streamed online.

While the one-day virtual event won’t solve the pressing problems of aging – most acutely elder abuse and retirement savings – executive director Nora Super says it will be successful if it achieves one...

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Cowtown Eats
$3 Grande Caramel Cocoa Cluster Frappuccino from Starbucks Today from 2 to 5 p.m.

Jul 6, 2015

Enjoy a Grande Caramel Cocoa Cluster @Frappuccino for just $3, July 3rd-6th from 2-5pm. #FanFlavors — StarbucksDeals (@starbucksdeals) July 3, 2015


Girls on the Grid
How to Survive a Kitchen Renovation

Jul 6, 2015
How to Survive a Kitchen Renovation

By Maria Hill & Kelly Conroy About Us and Our Projects KC: Young and excited, we bought our 980 square... read more

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HealthyCal.org
Midwives able to accept Medi-Cal if new law approved

Jul 6, 2015

By Sara Washington In this story we go to Stockton where midwives are struggling to meet the high demand for their services. In California there is a shortage of Medi-Cal providers across the board, but especially for expectant mothers. In many areas o...

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Sacramento Vegan
Burgers and Brew

Burgers and Brew

The R Street corridor is the up and coming place in Sacramento these days, with new businesses opening almost daily, it seems. Over the weekend, my husband Phil and I drove over to R Street to have a look, and while we were there, we stopped in for lu...

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HealthyCal.org
Need to Know

Jul 5, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know.

By Hannah Guzik

Older adults contribute to a “Longevity Economy.”

Brown signed the vaccine exemption law.

Symptom-free carriers may be spreading whooping cough.

Fracking disclosure and mandatory sick leave laws took effect this week.

The post Need to Know appeared...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Fish Face to Open on Thursday

Jul 5, 2015

Fish Face, the long awaited poke bar by acclaimed chef Billy Ngo, will open on Thursday, July 9, reports Sactown Mag. According to a menu posted on their Web site, the restaurant will have a build your own poke setup,...

AccessLocal.TV
Independence to me

Independence to me

Independence – The fact or state of being independent. America is a country that has freedom to express how individuals feel. Other countries are banned from expressing on how they feel. Many countries are banned because of what they believe in or the individuals that control that country won’t allow the individuals to live...

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