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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

Health tips for summertime and anytime travel

Alaska has bird-size mosquitos, and from the Eiffel Tower to the Arc de Triomphe is farther than you think. Good shoes and bug spray can save your vacation.

Celebrate National Peach Month with Berry-Peach Cobbler recipe

Surprisingly low in calories, with approximately 30-50 calories each, a peach is packed with fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, selenium, magnesium, potassium, and calcium

Tips on having fun in the sun and avoiding skin cancer

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, with more people having skin cancer than all other forms of cancer combined.

What you want to know about Senator McCain’s glioblastoma

McCain's brain tumor, a glioblastoma, was discovered while having surgery for a blood clot over his left eye. He returns to the senate today like the maverick he is.

Blueberries: Good for the palate and your health cobbler recipe

Pleasing to the palate and low in calories, blueberries are considered a superfood. Delicious and beautiful blue-purple hued blueberries are one of America’s favorite fruits.

Protect your pet from heat and sun during dog days of summer

The Dog Days of Summer run from early July to late August, and while the name comes from the Dog Star, visible in the night sky, they are the hottest days of the year.
Veterans on Honor Flight at WWII Memorial | Image Jacquie Kubin

The enduring spirit of our Veterans on the Fourth of July

The non-profit Coalition to Salute America's Heroes, established in 2004, provides critical emergency financial aid and support services to disabled Veterans from Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, and New Dawn.

Men’s Health Month message needs to last all year long

“There is a silent health crisis in America...it’s the fact that, on average, American men live sicker and die younger than American women.”

The Solstice heralds the official start of Summer

Remember to keep cool, drink plenty of water and always to wear sunscreen while enjoying fun in the sun.

American Lung Association breathing life into awareness of lung disease

The American Lung Association is responsible for leading the charge to drive down smoking rates and for advocacy efforts which resulted in smoke-free laws.

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