KCAL TV visited Beach Cities Health District's Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) to learn more about how CHF is helping community members maintain and improve their health by offering FREE health assessments, lectures, and fitness classes as part...

With her warm smile and welcoming attitude, Mardie Heller has a rare ability to put people at ease from the moment they meet her.

Mardie, a life-long Southern California resident, was born and raised in San Diego before making Whittier her home...

Yurie Seubert loves working with children, and luckily for her, she gets to do just that as an Adventure Assistant Volunteer for Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) AdventurePlex.

Native to Tokyo, Yurie worked as a...

By: Christina Parisi

DeeAnn’s friendly smile and warm eyes are likely to put anyone at ease. Native to the South Bay, she was born and raised in El Segundo before making Redondo Beach her forever home. After years of working in office...

KABC TV’s Lori Corbin visited Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health & Fitness to learn more about how the low-cost community gym is helping older adults – like 96-year-old member Bob Lonsdale – stay physically...

Within minutes of meeting Nancy Bhatt, one will likely be charmed by her smile and energy. It is clear Nancy loves volunteering her time to help people and her passion is contagious!

 

“I like doing what I do,” Nancy explains. “I love it...

Within minutes of meeting Nancy Bhatt, one will likely be charmed by her smile and energy. It is clear Nancy loves volunteering her time to help people and her passion is contagious!

“I like doing what I do,” Nancy explains. “I love it....

Greg Flaxman typically enters into the lives of his clients during difficult periods of transition and uncertainty. Such was the case early in his career when he met 65-yearold Frank Selders in September 2013.

Frank, who is legally blind and...

by Jeff Green, BCHD Community Outreach Consultant

As a kid, I remember watching the great Willie Mays, then in his early 40s, playing centerfield during his final year in baseball. The most talented, graceful ballplayer of his...

Joyce and Roland Guitare have lived in their Manhattan Beach home since 1973, and they’re determined to stay there until the end.

It’s called “aging in place,” and like others, the Guitares get by with a little help from their friends and their...

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