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February 24, 1985 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
A corporation is a "reflection of the man at the helm," and that was why "ROA" (as Robert O. Anderson, chairman of Atlantic Richfield, is known to friends and employees) got a big black-tie thank you from prominent Long Beach residents interested in the aged at the Hyatt Regency. U.S. Sen. Pete Wilson (R-Calif.
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May 12, 1993 | GORDON MONSON
If you're about to take on the responsibility of caring for an elderly parent, you may want to consider a wide range of support services. Some of these services are community-based or public and are offered free to low-income families. Others are private and cost up to $100 an hour.
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May 12, 1993 | GORDON MONSON
If you're about to take on the responsibility of caring for an elderly parent, you may want to consider a wide range of support services. Some of these services are community-based or public and are offered free to low-income families. Others are private and cost up to $100 an hour.
NEWS
May 20, 1990 | EUGENE AHN
Every day when Monika White goes to work, she wages a war to keep people at home. The alternative for the people she deals with is life in a nursing facility. And White thinks that is unnecessary most of the time. White runs the Senior Care Network at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, where a dozen "care managers" arrange such non-medical services as housekeeping, cooking, driving, bathing and legal advice for elderly people who struggle with such tasks on their own.
NEWS
May 20, 1990 | EUGENE AHN
Every day when Monika White goes to work, she wages a war to keep people at home. The alternative for the people she deals with is life in a nursing facility. And White thinks that is unnecessary most of the time. White runs the Senior Care Network at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, where a dozen "care managers" arrange such non-medical services as housekeeping, cooking, driving, bathing and legal advice for elderly people who struggle with such tasks on their own.
NEWS
December 12, 1993
The U.S. Administration on Aging has given a $200,000 grant to the Senior Care Network of Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena to study the pill-taking habits of older persons in the community. The high number of medications taken regularly by older persons increases the likelihood of medication misuse, which can seriously affect health, said Monika White, principal investigator of the project.
NEWS
October 30, 1986
Huntington Memorial Hospital has received a $350,000 grant from the Living-at-Home Program to coordinate efforts of local agencies to help elderly people avoid premature or inappropriate placement in institutions. The Pasadena hospital was one of 19 agencies nationwide and the only one in Southern California to receive a grant. Living-at-Home is a joint effort of 39 foundations and is administered by the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.
NEWS
January 13, 1994 | BEA MAXWELL BEA MAXWELL
Vista Del Mar Associates, a support group for the West Los Angeles residential treatment center for abused and troubled children, raised $350,000 at its Nov. 28 gala. The benefit included dinner at the Century Plaza followed by a performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Sunset Boulevard" at the Shubert Theatre. Suzanne Sidy and Carol Mann were co-chairwomen. Gayle Rodgers is Associates president. * Mount St. Mary's College raised $70,000 at its Dec. 3 benefit performance of "Sunset Boulevard."
HEALTH
December 25, 2000 | MICHAEL ZIMMERMAN
The UCLA School of Medicine's Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is looking for families with two or more children affected by attention deficit hyperactivity disorder for research into genetic basis of the condition. To be eligible for the study, families must have at least two children age 5 or older who have ADHD or ADD. Participants will complete questionnaires and personal interviews, have blood samples taken and complete psychological, cognitive and educational assessments.
NEWS
February 24, 1985 | MARY LOU LOPER, Times Staff Writer
A corporation is a "reflection of the man at the helm," and that was why "ROA" (as Robert O. Anderson, chairman of Atlantic Richfield, is known to friends and employees) got a big black-tie thank you from prominent Long Beach residents interested in the aged at the Hyatt Regency. U.S. Sen. Pete Wilson (R-Calif.
NEWS
March 5, 1992
International opera star Dorothy Kirsten French, founder of the French Foundation for Alzheimer's Research, will receive the Senior Care Action Network Foundation's Horizon Award at a dinner Saturday at the Long Beach Hilton. Emmy Award-winning actress Betty White also will be honored at the benefit as a special guest of the foundation. Proceeds will go to help provide goods and services to needy senior citizens. Tickets are $150. The benefit will include cocktails at 6:30 p.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 20, 1997 | DADE HAYES
Sherman Oaks resident W. June Simmons, formerly chief operating officer of the Visiting Nurse Assn. of Los Angeles, has been appointed its president and chief executive officer, according to board Chairman Robert Klein. VNA-LA bills itself as the state's largest home-health agency and the leading provider of home-health visits in Southern California. "In an increasingly competitive environment, we intend to remain the foremost home-health agency in the state," Simmons said.
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