All posts for the month October, 2010

The Great California Shakeout 2010

V.E.W. for Independence participated in this years Great California Shakeout on Thursday October 21, 2010 at 10:21am V.E.W. Staff organized and participated in a mock earthquake disaster drill, in which they learned what to do and what NOT to do in the occurrence of an actual disaster. With the help of the San Bernardino Search [...]

Pomona Hospital Offers Low-Cost Screenings

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC) is offering digital screening mammograms for only $50 through Oct 31. The American Cancer Society recommends annual screening mammography for women beginning at age 40. “Mammograms continue to be the most effective way to identify early-stage breast cancer,” says Dr. Paul Reisch, [...]

Help Your Parents Adjust To Change

As they age, tips for having some of those difficult conversations. FACING THE CHANGES that aging brings is not easy for the people who are getting older or for those who care about them. “One of the most important things that all families dealing with issues of aging can do is to have the conversations [...]