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Car Accident Safety: Adjusting Your Seat for Whiplash Prevention

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By Michael Pines, Accident & Injury Prevention Expert Whiplash is likely to be sustained in a car accident mainly in part to the way seats are constructed and the commonality of rear-end car collisions. Whiplash is defined as a rapid snapping of a person’s head, resulting in the hyperextension of the neck. Muscles, tendons and [...]

3 Positive Economic Impacts of Baby Boomers in the U.S.

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By Colleen Van Horn RN, B.S.N., PHN, CCM Baby boomers make up a substantial portion of the U.S. population – nearly 80 million Americans, to be exact. Although some experts say that baby boomers may actually cause a decline in the U.S. economy due to reliance on government services and less spending, others have said [...]

The Top 5 Causes of Home-Related Accidents

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By Michael Pines, Accident & Injury Prevention Expert Our homes should be private sanctuaries of comfort, security and relaxation. But every year, more than 18,000 individuals in the United States die from home-related accidents – a sobering reminder to all Americans that homes are only safe with our efforts. When it comes to household safety, [...]

San Diego senior care: as nation ages, nursing homes experience labor shortage

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Both nationwide and local San Diego senior care organizations face worker shortages in the face of a growing elderly population.

Vehicle rating system may rely on accident prevention – not just accident protection

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By Michael Pines, Accident & Injury Prevention Expert Car accidents in San Diego happen every single day. Whether it’s a fender-bender or a large scale collision, the truth is that our community is affected by crashes on a daily basis. Most people are cognizant of the fact that every time we head out on our [...]

In response to changing economy, more families seek home care services for seniors

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More and more people are turning to home care services for seniors as an alternative to assisted living.

Kids and cars: 5 things you need to know

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By Michael Pines, Accident & Injury Prevention Expert Every parent feels the same emotions when leaving the hospital with a newborn. It’s a sense of overwhelming protection and willingness to keep your child safe at all costs. And the feeling never fades as most parents work hard to ensure their child’s safety throughout the years. [...]

Family elder care: identify key points of conflict – and learn how to avoid them

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Learn how to avoid conflict when planning family elder care.

Understanding bionic devices, elective amputation, and the future of artificial limbs

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By Michael Pines, Accident & Injury Prevention Expert When it comes to prosthetic devices, amputees expect artificial limbs to look good, function well, and perform just as nature would have intended. Now more than ever, amputees are adapting to sophisticated technology called “bionic” devices. These complex prosthetics use a combination of motors, natural-looking skins, and [...]

Defining parents’ role in education for optimal student experience

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Defining a parent’s role in education is all about support, involvement, and communication.

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  • Rancho Santa Fe Library to present Alzheimer’s series
    Taking aim at Alzheimer’s, the county Board of Supervisors in May launched the Alzheimer’s Project, an effort to create a regional strategy to improve caregiver resources and to support research efforts to find better treatments and ultimately, a cure for the disease. […]
  • Rancho Santa Fe Invasive Plants and Better Alternatives
    By Steve Jacobs, Nature Designs In California we are lucky to live in a mild climate that allows us to grow amazing landscapes. Because of this mild climate, plants from other parts of the world often thrive; and some grow so well they become known as invasive. These plants ‘jump fences’ and ‘throw seeds.’ Their […]
  • Rancho Santa Fe School District’s robotics program receives new funding
    The Rancho Santa Fe School District is making its school’s robotics program more robust this year, allocating $42,500 in stipends to staff coaches just like the district does for its athletics program. “I think the program has taken a big step,” said Superintendent Lindy Delaney. “I think we’re on our way toward developing a great program there.” John Galipa […]