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2014-07-29 23:02:03

The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Avenidas is always looking for ways to promote health and well-being in older adults. Once again, the non-profit agency is doing just that with the Third Annual Successful Aging Celebration, a free event for seniors. This event gives seniors the opportunity to learn about how they can stay active and maintain better health. There will be a variety of fun activities, including a Tai...

2014-03-14 23:01:11

Program is one of only 15 nationwide to offer innovative, minimally invasive treatment options for complex pulmonary diseases. Mountain View, Calif. (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 El Camino Hospital and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are collaborating with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Fellowship Program to be the first West Coast sites to offer interventional pulmonology fellowships for pulmonary fellows. Interventional pulmonology (IP) is an emerging field within pulmonary...

2014-02-01 23:02:34

"linkAges Connect" program to support seniors living independently at home. Mountain View, Calif. (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The linkAges™ program of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) Innovation Center has received a grant of $714,000 over three years from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help fund development of systems that support seniors aging in the community. The grant will support development and evaluation of linkAges Connect, part of the broader linkAges...

2013-11-26 23:01:34

Donors to Pathways Hospice raised more than $40,000 to meet a challenge grant. Offered by a small group of private individuals, the monies raised through the challenge grant will support Pathways’ hospice care for the San Francsico Bay Area community. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Donors to Pathways Hospice raised more than $40,000 to meet a challenge grant announced at the 23rd Annual One from the Heart Awards Breakfast on October 10, 2013. Offered by a small group...

2013-03-20 23:01:18

ER INFO flash drives were developed by Avenidas Village as a useful tool for seniors in case of a medical emergency. If a senior is unable to answer a first responder´s questions, the ER INFO flash drive will contain all the pertinent medical information. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Avenidas Village, a non-profit organization that provides positive aging experiences for seniors in the Bay Area, is introducing ER INFO flash drives. ER INFO flash drives are a new and convenient...

2012-10-11 04:02:36

Two free informational "coffee chats" will be held on Oct. 25 at 10am or Oct. 29 at 2pm for people to attend and learn more about whether this program will help them maintain their independence! Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 Avenidas Village, when first launched five years ago in October of 2007, was cutting edge to start with, being the first on the West Coast to open, the first to affiliate with an existing non-profit senior services agency, and the first to reach 350 members in...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.