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Poll: California voters unprepared for costs of growing older

Sharing a news release sent today from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research: California’s weak economy has voters cutting back on current expenses and largely unable to meet essential future ones, such as the cost of long-term care, according to a new poll from The SCAN Foundation and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. [...]

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Joe’s Health Calendar for March 12

Check this column regularly for health events of interest to San Joaquin County residents. New events are being added all the time. You never know what you could read here. Have a health-oriented event the public in San Joaquin County should know about? Let me know at jgoldeen@recordnet.com and I’ll get it into my Health Calendar. [...]

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New guide to fighting misuse of psychoactive drugs in California nursing homes

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, known as CANHR, has just released the guidebook “Toxic Medicine: What You Should Know to Fight the Misuse of Psychoactive Drugs in Nursing Homes.” Here is CANHR’s statement: The new guidebook covers all of the basics regarding psychoactive drugs in nursing homes, from a description of their uses and [...]

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    Joe Goldeen has been with The Record since 1990. He is an award-winning journalist and member of the California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowship. He is a native of Northern California with a bachelors degree in political economy from the ... Read Full
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