Condolences to Mayor Garcia

It’s been a sad time here in Long Beach. Like many communities across California, the city where our office is located has been battling COVID-19, and late last month our mayor, Robert Garcia, announced that his mother had died of the virus at the age of 61. Gabriella O’Donnell was a...

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A Big Milestone

If you’ve been to our office over the past couple of months, you’ve heard the racket. We’re in a modest two-story building with a courtyard in the middle, which is now a construction zone. It’s a bit of a pain, but the reason for the mess is a good one: an elevator is being...

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Cabin Fever!

t’s turning into a long, strange summer, isn’t it? Like a lot of you (I suspect), I’m feeling just a bit restless. Sure, I like working from home, and I love my family. But still, this new normal takes some getting used to. There is one silver lining, though. I’m spending a...

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Sensory Loss and Dementia

Every now and then, I get a sharp reminder of just how important our mission is. That happened this week when I came across a report from the Alzheimer’s Association. We’ve known for some time that hearing loss increases the risk of dementia in older adults. But that’s not the...

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