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Ask a Care Manager: Alcohol and the older adult

Alcohol has quite the history and not all of it is filled with kittens and puppy dog tails.  In the 1920s Congress submitted the 18th Amendment, which banned the manufacture, transportation and sale of intoxicating liquors, for state ratification. Many citizens hated alcohol due to car accidents, addiction, using too much wheat, a decrease in efficient […]

June 21, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Car slams into apartment house in Cameron Park

Cindy Elissague got an unexpected wake-up call Feb. 1 when an allegedly drunk driver slammed into her Cameron Park apartment, plowing through the wall and into a couch where she was sound asleep. Elissague said she heard tires screeching and the next thing she knew there was a car in her living room. Visibly shaken by […]

February 07, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

My Turn: Access to healthcare coverage

The 2016 election is behind us. America will inaugurate a new president and the federal government will transition to one-party control of the legislative and executive branches of government. That power transfer means we are headed for changes to federal healthcare laws. We don’t know what those changes will look like at this point. While […]

January 18, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Ask a Care Manager: Fall prevention — what can you do to protect yourself?

Mrs. Hill lives in her own home and is fiercely independent. She is very active and enjoys attending bunco with her ladies group every week. However, last week on her way to the car, Mrs. Hill tripped over an extension cord in the garage and fell. She was transported to the emergency room with a […]

June 08, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Ask a care manager: The circle of life — change

Most people do not like change. Change will happen throughout our lives and we need to find appropriate ways to cope. A good example: teenagers who do not want their parents telling them when to be home, who to be friends with and when to get their chores done. Teens eventually mature and realize that their […]

December 16, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Accidental shooting ends EDH woman’s life

An El Dorado Hills woman died after an accidental shooting in a Carmichael apartment Saturday. Joslynn Ledezma Sovenski, 18, went to Oak Ridge High School and, according to her Facebook profile, worked at Togo’s in Cameron Park. Sacramento County sheriff’s detectives arrested 22-year-old Kenyatta Brown on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter; he’s being held at the Sacramento County Jail and is […]

September 23, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Car show dedicated to organ, tissue donation

A love of cars, people, life and laughter summed up 17-year-old Scott Santana’s many passions. Now, his legacy is being propelled forward through the Live On, Drive On campaign begun by his parents in the wake of his fatal car accident. Following his car crash on May 17, 2011, Scott’s family carried out his wishes as a […]

May 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged
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