As lawn signs pop up like wildflowers around the city, we are reminded that another mayor’s race approaches. Take note: This race will sketch out the city’s path forward, shape our fiscal strategy, set forth a business development plan, address the problems of our homeless population, and, hopefully, recognize that...

Build a Master Plan for Long Term Care

We live in a political world today where indecision and inaction echo within the halls of Congress and State Capitols across America. The biggest risks to our financial security in retirement, health care expenses and long-term care costs, continue to be ignored by elected officials and those who seek to...

Finding Help With Expensive Medications

Times Argus, Central City, Kentucky (NAPSI)—If you or someone you love is one of the millions of Americans with a chronic disease or a life-threatening condition, pharmaceutical manufacturers and their partners offer you a gift of hope this holiday season. Pharmaceutical manufacturers are criticized as Scrooge or the Grinch in...

The Community Access National Network, otherwise known as CANN, today appointed a national commission to take a thorough and candid review of the 340B Drug Pricing Program (hereafter referred to as 340B Program), and make specific recommendations to Congress on how and in what ways the program should be strengthened....

Hospitalizations for seniors can be devastating, both financially and emotionally. But what’s worse is having to return to the hospital shortly after discharge – especially if the readmission could have been prevented. All too often, this is precisely what happens: Roughly one in five Medicare patients discharged from the hospital...

Turlock Unified School District’s first-ever mental health practitioners are already making a difference in students’ lives this school year, meeting the emotional and psychological needs of the district’s school sites. Jennifer Carlsen and Darrah Wilson were introduced at the Feb. 20 Board of Trustees meeting as TUSD’s new Student Support...

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