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    Marilyn Berman Named Executive Director of Home Instead Senior Care in Santa Barbara County

    Marilyn Berman has been hired as Home Instead Senior Care’s new Executive Director. 

    Berman brings over 25 years of experience in the senior care industry and a diverse background in healthcare, program development, and community education. She also understands the full spectrum of care options available for seniors to help accommodate the different needs and challenges of families and professional caregivers. She currently serves on the Board of the Central Coast Commission, Area Agency on Aging. 

    Marilyn Berman has been hired as Home Instead Senior Care’s new Executive Director.  Berman brings over 25 years of experience in the senior care industry and a diverse background in healthcare, program development, and community education. She also und ...
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    Hospice of Santa Barbara Welcomes New Board Member Lois Capps

    Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) is pleased to welcome former Congresswoman and nurse Lois Capps to its Board of Directors. Capps brings with her nearly 19 years of experience in serving the Central Coast as a U.S. Representative working to expand access to healthcare.

    “Throughout her extensive career as a nurse, an educator, and ultimately a Congresswoman, Lois has always put our community first,” said David Selberg, Hospice of Santa Barbara CEO. “We’re honored that she will continue her selfless mission on our Board of Directors.”

    Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) is pleased to welcome former Congresswoman and nurse Lois Capps to its Board of Directors. Capps brings with her nearly 19 years of experience in serving the Central Coast as a U.S. Representative working to expand access to healthcare. “Throughout her extensive ...
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    Sanctuary Centers and Cottage Health Expand the Integrated Care Clinic to Offer Psychiatry and Serve More Seniors

    Beginning today, the Integrated Care Clinic will now offer free psychiatry to those who have no other way to access psychiatric care. The expansion of services provided by Sanctuary Centers, in partnership with Cottage Health, also includes additional counseling services to seniors living with mental health and substance abuse issues.

    Beginning today, the Integrated Care Clinic will now offer free psychiatry to those who have no other way to access psychiatric care. The expansion of services provided by Sanctuary Centers, in partnership with Cottage Health, also includes additional counseling services to seniors living with ment ...
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    Cynthia Manigault Named To Rona Barrett Foundation Board

    Santa Ynez Valley resident Cynthia Manigault has joined the Board of Trustees of the Rona Barrett Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to providing affordable housing and wellness services for the elderly poor. The announcement was made at this month’s board meeting.

    Santa Ynez Valley resident Cynthia Manigault has joined the Board of Trustees of the Rona Barrett Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to providing affordable housing and wellness services for the elderly poor. The announcement was made at this month’s board meeting. As a longtime healthcare profe ...
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    Sally Stewart elected board president of Transition House Auxiliary

    Transition House Auxiliary Elects Sally Stewart as Board President

    Sally Stewart has been elected for a second term as President of the Transition House Auxiliary. A resident of Santa Barbara for 32 years, she has been a member of the Auxiliary for four years and co-chaired the organization’s 21st Annual Mad Hatter Luncheon fund raiser in 2018. She volunteers for Transition House and Hospice of Santa Barbara.

    Transition House Auxiliary Elects Sally Stewart as Board President Sally Stewart has been elected for a second term as President of the Transition House Auxiliary. A resident of Santa Barbara for 32 years, she has been a member of the Auxiliary for four years and co-chaired the organization’s ...
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    Santa Barbara Village Members and Volunteers Transition to Community Partners in Caring

    Santa Barbara Village Board members unanimously voted to transition members and volunteers to Community Partners in Caring, a Santa Maria based 501 (c)(3) community outreach agency that coordinates volunteers for the purpose of providing free non-medical support services that enable seniors to age in place while maintaining quality of life.   

    Santa Barbara Village Board members unanimously voted to transition members and volunteers to Community Partners in Caring, a Santa Maria based 501 (c)(3) community outreach agency that coordinates volunteers for the purpose of providing free non-medical support services that enable seniors to age i ...
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    Bringing Awareness to Alzheimer’s: GranVida Tackles Alzheimer’s Head-On

    Alzheimer’s is a difficult disease that affects the lives around the person who is fighting the disease including family and friends. GranVida Senior Living and Memory Care has been proactive in working alongside their senior residents affected by Alzheimer’s through a wide variety of programs and services including their in-house technology, It’s Never 2 Late ® (iN2L).

    Alzheimer’s is a difficult disease that affects the lives around the person who is fighting the disease including family and friends. GranVida Senior Living and Memory Care has been proactive in working alongside their senior residents affected by Alzheimer’s through a wide variety of programs a ...
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    The Samarkand Announces Name Change To Covenant Living Communities and Services.

    Covenant Retirement Communities announces their new corporate name and identity.

    Source: Covenant Living Communities  Covenant Living Communities and Services is the new corporate name and identity being announced nationwide on September 18, 2018, by Covenant Retirement Communities, Inc., a senior living and healthcare provider that owns and manages 16 communities in nin ...
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    Robert Jackson Named To Board Of Directors Of The Rona Barrett Foundation

    Long time Santa Barbara County resident Robert Jackson has joined the Board of Directors of the Rona Barrett Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to providing affordable housing and wellness services for the elderly poor.

    Long time Santa Barbara County resident Robert Jackson has joined the Board of Directors of the Rona Barrett Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to providing affordable housing and wellness services for the elderly poor. The organization’s major initiative, the Golden Inn & Village, an indepe ...
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    Golden Inn & Village Receives National Awards Of Excellence

    The Golden Inn & Village (GIV), a Santa Barbara County affordable housing development for vulnerable senior citizens, received two national awards of excellence Sunday. A collaboration of the Rona Barrett Foundation and the Housing Authority of Santa Barbara County, GIV was cited for Overall Affordable Housing Project and for Project Design.

    The Golden Inn & Village (GIV), a Santa Barbara County affordable housing development for vulnerable senior citizens, received two national awards of excellence Sunday. A collaboration of the Rona Barrett Foundation and the Housing Authority of Santa Barbara County, GIV was cited for Overall Afforda ...
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    New Online Business: helping people live their lives in spite of the challenges they face

    Christina's Considerations (http://thielst.typepad.com/my_weblog) is a Santa Barbara based blog that dates back to 2005 and is featured in the National Library of Medicine’s collection and archive of medicine and public health blogs. The blog is now hosting a new online store, serving the needs of individuals with functional limitations brought on by aging, illness or chronic conditions, such as arthritis, Lyme, Multiple Sclerosis, peripheral neuropathy and other autoimmune diseases.

    Christina's Considerations (http://thielst.typepad.com/my_weblog) is a Santa Barbara based blog that dates back to 2005 and is featured in the National Library of Medicine’s collection and archive of medicine and public health blogs. The blog is now hosting a new online store, serving the needs o ...
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    Rona Barrett Dedicates Her New Book "Gray Matters" and Her New Life To Bringing Dignity And Safety To Lives Of Indigent Elders & Alzheimer's Victims

     

      A half century ago, Rona Barrett moved movie star news into the big leagues of television broadcasting, pioneering the way for women in journalism and broadcasting.  Her new pioneering effort is to move needy elders into beautiful new communities of care such as the Gol ...