From left, Dr. Kelly Yokum, Peggy Redmon and Dr. Ryan Harrison enjoy the sunshine of their research.
LA VERNE, California, January 17, 2018 — Have caregivers responsible for communicating with people who have dementia, which includes Alzheimer’s Disease, been carrying on the wrong conversations? If any center is qualified to answer, let alone address, that question, it’s Hillcrest, which as one of the nation’s leading continuing care retirement communities, offers residents not […]
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LA VERNE, California, Dec. 20, 2017 — Reality — a lack of real estate  and the sheer might of the green-lighted Gold Line project — has just slammed the brakes on La Verne’s dream of having a Class 1 bike lane (paved right-of-way completely separated from the street) running along Arrow Hwy. Under La Verne’s […]
LA VERNE, California, November 29, 2017 — Look for the next great screenplays to come not out of Hollywood, but La Verne, where biologists and gerontologists, acting more like script supervisors than clinicians, are helping college students collect amazing stories of lives well lived by some of the town’s most senior citizens.   The University […]
LA VERNE, California, October 28, 2017 — Using marijuana for recreational or medicinal purposes may have become legal the day after California voters approved Proposition 64 (the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act) last November, but if you’re looking to buy some cannabis in La Verne, you’re flat out of luck! That […]
LA VERNE, California, September 27, 2017 — If you think residents at Hillcrest retired there just to enjoy unlimited bingo, Bible study and bridge (otherwise known as the three Bs of retirement), you have another thing coming.   At Hillcrest, the “B” at also stands for bridge-building, where Hillcrest leverages its unique assets and resources […]
LA VERNE, Calif., June 16, 2017 — While the quality, purity and safety of La Verne’s water supply is ensured by several public agencies, such as the Three Valley Municipal Water District and the Metropolitan Water District, which includes the massive F.E. Weymouth Water Treatment Plant off Wheeler Ave., about one in 10 people around […]
Bob and Marilyn Mungia, owners and directors of “Brain Boosters – Centers for Success” in Claremont, will share neurological “insights” which they have gained while administering more than 81,000 30-minute neurofeedback sessions as they apply to individuals on the autism spectrum during a free autism workshop this month on the topic “Sensory Overload – Getting […]
Tired of watching consumers getting literally burned, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has developed new regulations for the makers of sunscreen products. The new rules go into effect on Dec. 17, 2012. According to Dr. Laurie Woll, a dermatologist with practices in Glendora and Montclair, Calif., they were long time coming. “The FDA’s regulations […]
While sitting on some of the best patio furniture on the planet and sipping fabulous berry smoothies, several guests at Outdoor Elegance in La Verne on Tuesday night listened to La Verne Chiropractor Afshin Kaivan-Mehr discuss his 21-day purification program designed to help people feel and look better. “Called the Standard Process Purification Program, it gives you […]
Virtually every adult can remember a time when they overdid it in their efforts to get that golden tan and instead ended up lobster red.  The result was painful and resulted in a peeling, flaking mess far from the desired result.  Perhaps you experienced sun sickness with blistering, nausea, chills, fever and even flu-like symptoms […]