by David Mendez, Easy Reader News

At the Beach Cities Health District’s 2018 Spirit of Wellness awards last Thursday at the Portofino Inn Hotel and Marina, personal trainer Derick Malit told the story of Rick “Razz” Rasnick.

“Whenever I...

Seventy-year-old Richard Lawson has the heart of a 21-year-old.

A 45-year resident of Manhattan Beach, Lawson developed congestive heart failure and ventricular fibrillation in 2016 and his heart was quickly failing. He needed a heart...

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...

Educating isolated older adults about emergency preparedness is Mary Drummer’s true purpose. It’s her passion.

And it’s what compels the long-time Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) volunteer to drive far and wide throughout the Beach Cities...

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...

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...

We first sat down with long-time Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) member Michael Thomas back in 2013 to learn about his ongoing fight to shed weight from his nearly 400-pound frame. At the time, he had successfully dropped nearly 80 pounds in...

Five Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) members were honored last month as part of the “Spirit of Wellness” celebration, put on annually by CHF and Beach Cities Health District (BCHD). CHF members who checked in 250 or 300 times in the past year...

by Eric Garner, BCHD Senior Communications Specialist

Carol Schiewe refuses to let anything strip away her joy for life. And by anything the 57-year-old member of BCHD’s Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) means anything.

A...

by Kelcie Pegher, The Beach Reporter

You'll have to forgive the Beach Cities Health District new CEO if he misspeaks—sometimes he mistakenly refers to his new bosses, the board of directors, as the council. After 28 years in city government,...

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