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By Laine Himmelmann Bogle Vineyards (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) is one of my all-time favorite local vineyards for multiple reasons – they... read more
By Matt Perry
Nearly two-thirds of adults over 40 have no idea how they’ll pay for long-term care when they’ll need it.
That’s one of the dismal findings from a recent survey exploring the state of aging and caregiving.
More than half of those interviewed admitted they’d done virtually no planning for their long-term care needs.
By Marty Graham
Advocates for the homeless have long argued that the “housing first” model for moving homeless people into shelter and services without demanding that they change their behavior was not only more humane but also more likely to help people rebuild their lives, with the potential to improve their health and save...
By Matt Perry
A swelling Latino population in California has meant rising numbers of Latino elders and, with them, a growing movement to support their mental health needs.
Yet the movement faces a huge obstacle: Latinos don’t typically seek out help for behavioral health concerns.
By Michelle Sweezey I just returned home from another week-long stretch of travel; this time I was in four states... read more
By Jessica Portner
From Urban to Rural California, the Disabled Face Limited Access to Care
Yvette Baptiste’s son Andrew was born with Klippel-Feil syndrome, a bone disorder where the neck vertebrae are fused, causing pain and limiting movement.