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Stories by Laurie Edwards-Tate

Since 1984, Laurie Edwards-Tate has served as President and Founder of At Your Home Familycare, a non-medical Home Care Aide Organization, serving seniors, disabled, infirm and children. Laurie is Board of Director 2018 (elected), Palomar Health; Executive Board Member; Chair Board Human Resources Committee; Member of Audits & Compliance Committee; Community Relations Committee.

Is AB 1400 the single payer panacea for all Californians?

SAN DIEGO, January 18, 2022– With the passage of California’s Assembly Bill AB 1400 which permits the creation of a single-payer health care system for all Californians, there is still much debate and due diligence occurring ahead. What’s in AB 1400? Also known as “The Guaranteed Health Care Act for All” hereinafter “CalCare”, and by Lead ...

Prevention is the message as we reflect on Glaucoma Awareness Month

SAN DIEGO, January 11, 2022–January is Glaucoma Awareness Month and brings to the fore a message of prevention and hope, which is something we can’t lose sight of. The precious gift of sight, one of the most critical of all the senses, is not able to be fully experienced or enjoyed by those affected with ...

A New Years Resolution for Resilience with a lesson from the ant

SAN DIEGO, January 4, 2022–  The new year is traditionally a time for reflection and setting new goals with anticipation, but for many Americans, optimism could be lower and levels of uncertainty higher at this usually inspiring time. Going into a new year with resilience and fortitude is an excellent resolution. There were thoughts by ...

Christmas on Wall Street, holiday trading hours, Santa Claus, San Diego, California

A LifeCycles Tradition: Santa Claus arrives by helicopter in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, December 21, 2021– Memories and the holidays are synonymous and 2021 will be no different. Santa Claus may still be in a mask, but the love we share at this season will always remain in our hearts all year long. Of course, please follow the safety guidelines for the new variant omicron COVID ...

Making the holidays merry for family members with Alzheimer’s

SAN DIEGO, December 14, 2021– When Mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, it was heartbreaking and frightening. At first, I did not know how to get through it; nor did I have a sense of what was to become of her or us as a family. I miss Christmas with Mom in it. However, I ...

Gluten-Free Applesauce Cake a crowd pleaser for all holiday traditions

SAN DIEGO, December 7, 2021– Gluten-Free Applesauce Cake, healthy and wholesome appeals to a wide variety of tastes this holiday season. As Hanukkah ends, and Christmas trees adorn, there is no denying the holidays are here! Whatever the beliefs and/or practices, most would agree that this magnificent time of each year is the crowning glory ...

Enjoy a healthy and tasty Rustic Pear Tart this Thanksgiving

SAN DIEGO, November 16, 2021– Thanksgiving preparation need not be stressful with an easy, healthful and delicious Rustic Pear Tart. With so much to do as we make our holiday to-do lists and finding ways to save time and maintain quality is priceless. A simple yet fabulous dessert is just what your Thanksgiving table needs. ...

Fall’s Daylight Savings Time may have potential health and safety risks

SAN DIEGO, November 2, 2021– Across the US Daylight Savings Time reaches its end this coming Sunday, November 7th at 2 A.M. Most Americans will set their clocks to a “fall back” position – one hour earlier Daylight Savings Time 2021 Sunday, November 7, will have the unique feeling of being a much longer day ...

Avoid fall weight gain with salmon and sweet potatoes

SAN DIEGO, October 19, 2021–Fall weight gain is an unfortunate side effect of the season, but not unavoidable. A delicious feast of Sheet-Pan Salmon with Sweet Potatoes & Broccoli and exercise can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle during the coming months. Avoiding fall weight gain Healthy Women states that people gain weight in the ...

Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Rising to the occasion during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

SAN DIEGO, October 5, 2021– October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we remember those who are stricken by the disease, we bring information and awareness to battle this ruthless assailant. Approximately 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer, roughly 13%. The CDC states breast cancer is not strictly a female disease, about 1 ...

Get cozy this autumn with some healthy caramel popcorn

SAN DIEGO, September 21, 2021–Autumn is calling, why not get cozy at home with fall decor and tasty and healthy caramel popcorn? No need to wait until Halloween, start filling your home with the smells and sights of the season If you’re looking for ideas to decorate your living space, Good Housekeeping is a great ...

Prep and planning for a memorable autumn road trip

SAN DIEGO, September 7, 2021– Labor Day is in the rear view mirror, and fall is beckoning, what better way to start the season than an autumn road trip. This year as you embark on your colorful journey be sure to take along masks and check the requirements for your destination at the CDC website. ...

Get ready for autumn with healthy Cinnamon Ginger-Spiced Pear Muffins

August 31, 2021, San Diego, CA–The first day of autumn is a mere week away, and pear muffins are a great way to welcome the most colorful season. The aromas of pears and spices wafting from the oven are part of the enticement of the coming fall days. Cinnamon Ginger-Spiced Pear Muffins make an excellent ...

California, love it or leave it: Why many Californians are leaving the state

SAN DIEGO, August 3, 2021– There is much not to like about my home state, California these days, and many dissatisfied Californians are packing up and leaving. Among a few of the disagreeable aspects are destructive fires, increasing taxes, gas price increases, escalating home prices, increasing rents, dreaded commutes, roadways in disrepair, rising homelessness and ...

Garden Fresh Vegetable Pizza is a great way to enjoy a summertime meal

SAN DIEGO, July 6, 2021– Americans love summer and pizza! America’s pizza craving With approximately 3 billion pizzas sold each year, the average American eats about 46 pizza slices each year. Pizza sales are at an all time high on Super Bowl Sunday, New Year’s Eve, Halloween, Thanksgiving eve and New Year’s Day. People of ...