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10.9% Of California Residents Face Food Scarcity, 16th Most In U.S.

10.9% Of California Residents Face Food Scarcity, 16th Most In U.S.

Mike LaFirenza The COVID-19 pandemic created economic hardship for millions of Americans. With the onset of the pandemic in the spring of 2020, the U.S. unemployment rate spiked to 14.8%, and while many jobs quickly returned, millions of workers—many of whom previously worked in lower-wage positions—are still unable to find work or have dropped out […]

Community Memorial Health System Earns National Recognition For Efforts To Improve Stroke Treatment

Community Memorial Health System Earns National Recognition For Efforts To Improve Stroke Treatment

(Ventura, California) Community Memorial Health System has once again received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for a commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. CMHS earned the Get with The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award […]

27.6% of California Adults Have High Cholesterol, 15th Fewest in U.S.

27.6% of California Adults Have High Cholesterol, 15th Fewest in U.S.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began last year, much attention has been paid to the ways the risk levels for severe illness or death from the virus interacts with other health conditions. Age is one of the most significant risk factors, but COVID-19 is also particularly damaging for individuals who are obese or have preexisting heart […]

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association will be holding classes on Diabetes

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association will be holding classes on Diabetes

Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association will be holding classes on Diabetes on: Mar 27th from 1:30-3:00 at Goebel Adult Community Center at 1385 E Janss Rd. in Thousand Oaks April 2nd from 1:00-2:30 at Livingston Memorial VNA on 1996 Eastman Ave. Ste. 109 in Ventura April 3rd from 10:30-12:00 at the Simi Valley Senior Center on 3900 […]

Learning about living with diabetes | Ventura Council for Seniors

Learning about living with diabetes | Ventura Council for Seniors

Learn about living with diabetes at a special seminar presented by the Ventura Council for Seniors in collaboration with the Lexington Senior Living.  Speakers include Dr. Wallace Baker, Medical Director of Academic Family Medicine Clinic and Family Medicine Residency at Ventura County Medical Center, Andrea Ricketts, RN, CDE, PHN, MSN, ACNP-BC, Manager of Healthaware and […]

FREE Community Education Classes and Events for June 2018

FREE Community Education Classes and Events for June 2018

As Ventura County’s only non-profit Home Health and Hospice provider, Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association supports the total well-being of our community.  As part of our services, we host free monthly education classes throughout the county, which include the following: Diabetes Classes Simi Valley: Wednesday, June 6th from 10:30am-12pm at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 […]

St. John’s Regional Medical Center to Host Free Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

St. John’s Regional Medical Center to Host Free Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), a Dignity Health hospital is pleased to offer a free Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) for individuals living with pre-diabetes and diabetes. DEEP is a series of six free, two-hour classes tailored to provide community members with the tools to manage and live well with pre-diabetes and diabetes. The […]

Kid’s Corner: Genetically Modified Organisms

Kid’s Corner: Genetically Modified Organisms

.GMO By Tyler Bolsoni June 19, 2013 Do you know what Genetically Modified Organisms are? GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organisms.   GMO makes genetic changes in food, an example would be a tomato and a fish.  The tomato would get the fish genes.   But worse yet, chemicals or toxins are put in the seed. Why […]