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Senior News: January 2015

Happy New Year to all! Make a resolution to visit the El Dorado Hills Senior Center and see what we have to offer. You can sign up for our monthly Senior Center Orientation program to learn detailed information, or stop by on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We would love to meet you. Call us […]

January 28, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Ask a care manager: Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving burden

Jessica M. Myers, MSW Nelly is 83 years old and in end-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Family began to notice signs of memory loss when Nelly was in her mid-60s. They noticed that she would become forgetful, would forget to pay bills on time or would get confused about her mail and send money to solicitors thinking […]

January 21, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Billingsley’s Bullets: A stroke makes you a prisoner

On Nov. 20, a stroke attacked me and floored me. Within half an hour I was at my doctor’s office and was immediately taken by ambulance to the hospital. Four days later I was transferred to Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center in Vallejo for 13 days. As soon as you receive your room, an alarm belt […]

January 21, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Ears to the ground

EDITOR: From the (Dec. 31 Village Life) “Supes: ‘Silent majority’ must be heard,” Chris Daley reports that the board is looking for “a program designed to increase and improve citizen participation in county government.” Since when do the “silent” citizens take priority over the noisy ones? Seems the Board of Supervisors doesn’t like what they hear […]

January 21, 2015 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Tagged ,

Crib notes: Do something

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about advice another mother shared years ago. In so many words she said when someone is going through a hard time, the worst thing we can do is nothing. We shouldn’t hide because it’s uncomfortable or we don’t want to be a bother. She shared how people said and […]

January 14, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Garden Guru: A snowy illusion

Being a “transplant” from the colder, frosty hinterland of winter land of the Midwest, my eyes are often fooled by the apparent appearance of snow upon the foliage of trees and shrubs in the landscape. Maybe this is why I have an inherent love for variegated plant material? Botanically speaking, variegated foliage possesses a soft to striking […]

January 14, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Guest column: My analysis of EID

By Dale Coco In preparation for this report I met with staff, toured facilities and reviewed relevant documents. This involved multiple encounters lasting two to five hours each and extensive travel. I did this for two reasons: to fully inform myself about EID in order to perform my duties as a director to the best […]

January 07, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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