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Breaking Down Cultural Barriers in the Community

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Aseel Ross doesn’t have a badge, and she doesn’t wear a uniform. She’s never been through the police academy, either, but she has a very important role with the El Cajon Police Department. Ross, a County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency social worker, spends much of her work week side-by-side with El […]

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Register Now for the 2017 Vital Aging Conference

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He’s won multiple Tony Awards, Emmy Awards and Golden Globes. He’s been on Broadway, in numerous films, released CDs, appeared in an endless list of TV shows, including playing Chicken George in Roots and he’s in two Hall of Fames. But for Ben Vereen, who’s headlining this year’s San Diego County Vital Aging Conference, the […]

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Help Available to Eat Healthier

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The desire to eat healthier often comes with an all too familiar roadblock: staying within the family food budget while grocery shopping. But there is help for families and individuals to supplement their food budget through CalFresh, a supplemental nutrition program for families and individuals that meet certain income guidelines. CalFresh is designed to reduce food insecurity […]

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VIDEO: Obesity Rate Drops Among Chula Vista Students

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A six-year initiative to improve the health of students in the Chula Vista Elementary School District has resulted in a significant drop in obesity rates. Numbers released Monday show that compared to 2010, when the district first collected Body Mass Index data, the number of students in the obese category decreased by 17 percent. The number […]