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Westerlay Orchids Reaches Half Way Mark on “100,000 Orchid Challenge”

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
Westerlay Orchids Reaches Half Way Mark on “100,000 Orchid Challenge”

For the past several weeks Westerlay Orchids, a third generation, family owned business, has shown their appreciation and support for community members on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic by sending thousands of boxes of orchids.  The company has shipped 49,000 orchids thus far and is well on their way to accomplishing their “100,000 […]

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Social Isolation: Spotting the Signs and Opening Minds of Your Senior Loved Ones

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
Social Isolation: Spotting the Signs and Opening Minds of Your Senior Loved Ones

By Simona Valanciute, San Diego Oasis If you’re the caretaker of a parent or other elderly relative, it can be challenging to convince your loved one to try something new. However, what you may perceive as stubbornness could be a sign they are experiencing social isolation, which poses serious risks to their health and wellbeing. Social distancing, […]

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Staying in Shape Virtually

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

It has been over a month now since we have been forced to be closed due to CV19. It takes about six solid weeks of effort to develop a sustainable habit. Yet, the loss of said habit is much faster when you end the habit abruptly, given the hand the pandemic dealt to us all. […]

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I Love More When I Love Me More

| March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’re familiar with the phrase, “You can’t pour from an empty cup,” then you understand the reasoning behind caring for yourself first — you have to be whole to be helpful. These days, people are busier than ever, and when you have a spouse, relatives, coworkers, friends and children in the mix, your responsibilities […]

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March for Meals 5K Charity Walk Benefits Meals on Wheels San Diego County

| March 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
March for Meals 5K Charity Walk Benefits Meals on Wheels San Diego County

Join Meals on Wheels San Diego County for its annual March for Meals 5K Charity Walk presented by Barona Band of Mission Indians at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, March 22. This free and fun fitness event will help support San Diego’s homebound and isolated senior population, as well as their furry companions, through their Animeals pet meal delivery program. Although the event […]

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Why You Should Put Yourself First

| February 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you’re familiar with the phrase “you can’t pour from an empty cup” then you understand the reasoning behind caring for yourself first. You have to be whole to be helpful. These days, people are busier than ever, and when you have a spouse, relatives, coworkers, friends and children in the mix, your responsibilities to […]

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Grooming, Not Just For Looking Pretty

| February 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
Grooming, Not Just For Looking Pretty

By Salvador Gomez, head groomer at VCA Hillcrest Animal Hospital One of my primary roles as a pet groomer is to make pet owners aware of certain things we experience with your pets. In some cases, our findings are life saving. One day I was grooming a dog and came across a new, mole-like growth. […]

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Paul Vaden Honored with the 2019 Erwin Lurie Award

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
Paul Vaden Honored with the 2019 Erwin Lurie Award

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, recently announced Paul Vaden as the recipient of its Erwin Lurie Award for his noteworthy contributions as a volunteer leader in the organization. Named after the late Erwin Lurie, who helped found JDRF in 1970 with his wife Carol and others, the Erwin Lurie […]

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Another Aspect of Aging: Lessons learned in My 80th Year

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
Another Aspect of Aging:  Lessons learned in My 80th Year

A year ago, I wrote an article about how much fun and how interesting it is to grow old. I still believe that, but I have learned that the veracity of that statement tempers as time goes on. My current belief is that as long as the body cooperates, the sky is the limit. Sadly, […]

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The Basics of Resolve

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

New Year’s resolutions by this time have more than likely come and gone. That’s right, you are reading this in January and many have already given up, or never even made, nor will make a commitment to regain what was lost in years past. Now, some made it, but sadly, most failed. It’s the nature […]

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