Within moments of meeting Andy Ooms, his kind nature shines through while his patient touch exudes a strong human spirit.

Though born and raised in South Dakota, Andy’s employment in union labor relations sent him traveling and living...

Within moments of meeting Barbara Skas and Jo Labor, one might think they’re sisters. The deep connection they have and the love they share for helping children’s gardens grow to be the best they can is apparent and special. They may not be related...

by David Mendez, Easy Reader News

The Beach Cities Health District kicked off its own countdown to the school year, gathering more than 150 people to refresh school gardens at BCHD’s annual Volunteer Day – so many volunteers...

NBC4's Carolyn Johnson reports on the climbing obesity rates among young people in LA County, but not in the Redondo Beach School District. A gardening program launched 10 years ago has dramatically improved the health of its students.

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Multiple strokes, diabetes, a heart attack – even Lupus – aren’t enough to keep the 63-year-old CHF member from her goals.

Life has been dealing Ana Maria Maresca tough cards for most of her adult life –...

For 75-year-old Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) member Bob Caplan, hip arthritis threatened to derail two important life goals: adventure travel and hiking with friends and family. To get back on the trail, Bob followed medical recommendations...

Although she was born and raised in Minnesota, Marcie Dean made Manhattan Beach her home in the early 1960s. Working as a stewardess for United Airlines at the time, she asked for a transfer to be close to her then boyfriend, Ed Dean, who later became...

There may still be no cure for Alzheimer’s but, with the right advice, we can be mentally active for longer, reverse the debilitating symptoms of the disease and ultimately add more happy, healthy years to our lives. Here are our top 10 ways to get...

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