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Laurie Edwards-Tate

Laurie Edwards-Tate
Laurie Edwards-Tate, MS, President and Founder of At Your Home Familycare in San Diego, California, was among the first to recognize the growing need for services allowing individuals to remain independent created by the aging of America including the Baby Boomer generation, now being called the “Silver Tsunami.” It is the Baby Boomers who are rapidly redefining what aging and growing older means and looks like in America today. Now celebrating its 28th year in business, AYHF is among San Diego County’s Top Women-Owned Businesses and Fastest Growing Businesses, and enjoys a reputation for upholding the highest possible standards among its employees and its emphasis on customer service. Edwards-Tate is a valued contributor to the public dialogue on current issues and challenges in the home care industry, and serves in leadership roles on the Home Care Aide Association of America Advisory Board and Private Duty Home Care Association Advisory Board, as well as the Home Care Aide Steering Committee of the California Association for Health Services at Home. Edwards-Tate is frequently interviewed in the media on healthy aging, caregiving, and health care topics. Follow Laurie and AYHF at www.atyourhomefamilycare.com; on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atyourhomefamilycare, and Twitter at @AYHFamilycare

American Stroke Month: Understanding and avoiding strokes

U.S. Senator Mark Stevens suffered a stroke and returned to work and normal life. You can too.

Wildlife conservation at work in the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

With an emphasis on providing the most natural environment possible for all its animal inhabitants, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park offers exciting opportunities for human visitors eager to enjoy it.

Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’ graphically explores teen suicide

There is no denying the major impact "13 Reasons Why" is having on teenagers, parents, teachers and mental health professionals.

World Asthma Day: Breathing fresh air into a serious health issue

With approximately 235 million of members of our global community stricken by asthma, World Asthma Day is organized in over 35 countries.

PTSD: Painful memories that never fade

SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2017 — Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder — PTSD — is a human response that can result from experiencing a highly traumatic...

Earth Day to be celebrated world-wide on April 22, 2017

What was notable about the first Earth Day was that it brought millions of Americans together in one resounding voice supporting a great environmental cause.

Red Alert: Your dinner plate color can increase what you eat

If you are trying to keep from overindulging in too many high calorie holiday treats, your choice of plate color could make a big difference.

Gifting live bunnies for Easter: Perks and responsibilities

There is great potential for an Easter bunny to become a wonderful member of a loving family. But proceed with great caution when buying a live bunny for that Easter basket.

April is Autism Awareness month: Hearing the voices of ASD

Collectively we are able to create pathways for those with ASD to continue to succeed and thrive into adulthood and beyond

Stone fruit: Fresh, healthy and delicious

Peaches, plums and apricots are a beautiful sight to behold at any local grocer or farmer’s market.

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Bound and Gagged with “Gurl Twelve”, bassist Trude Kobe

Trude Kobe was "Gurl Twelve", the powerful, ferociously captivating bass player in the seminal, explosive all female Boston punk band Bound and Gagged. As always, dear reader, proceed at your own risk.