March 2017

posted 03.09.2017
By Ed O’Neil and Lori Peterson Editor’s note: The SCAN Foundation, The John A. Hartford Foundation, the Administration for Community Living, the Gary and Mary West Foundation, the Colorado Health Foundation, and the Marin Community Foundation, have united to fund a three-year grant to develop…
posted 03.06.2017
By Farhiya M. Farah The translation of this Somali phrase is “A Million Dollars is not a Blessing”. In the Somali culture, highly prioritizing a loved one places you advantageously in all your affairs. Theoretically you can make a million dollars but it is not a blessing if you have not helped…
posted 03.03.2017
By Jeff Todd “Your eyesight is the first to go.” “It’s just part of getting older.” Such phrases of acceptance are often heard as we enter our 40s and 50s. Yes, our eyes—our vision—will invariably change as we age; however, through early detection of eye disease and other problems and access to…
posted 03.02.2017
By Douglas Winslow Cooper Within the past year and a half, I have lost my mother, my sister, and a favorite nurse. This lovely book, Reflections from the Soul, by Dr. Eboni Ivory Green (what a pretty name!) will help me, even now. With my beloved wife, Tina Su Cooper, receiving around-the-clock…