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Support Circle: Family Caregivers Share Stories And Tips To Ease Alzheimer’s Toll | California Healthline

As the number of people with Alzheimer’s climbs, so does the number of loved ones caring for them. The health of 16 million unpaid U.S. caregivers has become a focus for Alzheimer’s adv… Source: Support Circle: Family Caregivers Share Stories And Tips To Ease Alzheimer’s Toll | California Healthline

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Here’s how fast California’s elderly population is growing and where

California tops the nation in people 60 and older and they increased by 1.5 million in the last five years from 6.71 million in 2013 to 8.22 million in 2018 Source: Here’s how fast California’s elderly population is growing and where

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Feel Like The Last Friend Standing? Here’s How To Cultivate New Buds As You Age. | California Healthline

Seniors who outlive their friends — and sometimes family members — know it’s tough to make new friends. But they also know it’s essential to well-being. Source: Feel Like The Last Friend Standing? Here’s How To Cultivate New Buds As You Age. | California Healthline

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Geriatric Assessments Could Fine-Tune Cancer Care For Older Adults | California Healthline

The American Society of Clinical Oncology issued a new guideline that recommends adults 65 and older receive a geriatric assessment when considering or undergoing chemotherapy. Source: Geriatric Assessments Could Fine-Tune Cancer Care For Older Adults | California Healthline

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Audio: How California’s doctor assisted suicide law works | 89.3 KPCC

Doctor assisted suicide has been legal in California for just over two years. It was overturned by a Riverside judge in May. As the law is hashed out in appeals courts, we take a look at how it’s worked over the past two years. Source: Audio: How California’s doctor assisted suicide law works | 89.3 […]

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After Opioid Overdose, Only 30 Percent Get Medicine To Treat Addiction | California Healthline

Patients revived from an opioid overdose who get methadone or Suboxone treatment for addiction afterward are much more likely to be alive a year later, says a study published in the Annals of Inter… Source: After Opioid Overdose, Only 30 Percent Get Medicine To Treat Addiction | California Healthline

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#CampWamp – FREE for kids with physical disabilities & openings available

Note: Kindly share – Smiles from #CampWamp – WE need your help to find more kids for camp wamp this summer. Can you help us? WE HAVE OPENINGS STILL FOR ALL AGES – FREE for kids with physical disabilities Camp Wamp Info: https://www.wamplerfoundation.org/camp-wamp.html Application Page: https://www.wamplerfoundation.org/applications.html Feel free to contact our Camp Director Annie if you have any specific […]