Category Archives: Health and Medicine

Flying Doctors – Los Medicos Voladores

Flying Doctors - Los Medicos Voladores

Los Médicos Voladores (LMV) — in Spanish, the flying doctors — is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization that aims to improve the health and well-being of geographically diverse peoples through education and the provision of no-cost, high-quality medical, dental, and optometric …
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Family Resource Library

Family Resource Library

Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford 725 Welch Road Palo Alto, California 94304 (415) 497-8102 What is the Family Resource Library? The Family Resource Library is dedicated to helping patients and families become active participants in their own health …
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Eden I&R, Inc.

Eden I&R, Inc.

For 35 years, Eden I&R has been successfully fulfilling its mission of “linking people and resources” by consistently and creatively responding to the community’s changing needs. The agency’s services are the results of collaborations that depend on the work of …
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El Camino Hospital Auxiliary

El Camino Hospital Auxiliary

2500 Grant Road P.O. Box 7025 Mountain View, Ca 94039-7025 (650) 940-7000 The Auxiliary has been supporting El Camino Hospital since the hospital opened its doors in 1961. Licensed for 426 beds, the hospital combines personal care with high-quality medical …
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Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County, Inc.

Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County, Inc.

Our Mission is to actively promote standards of excellence in advocacy and enhancement of the quality of life for residents of long-term care facilities in the county. Our Vision The long-term care facilities in our county are the best in …
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Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa County

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa County

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa is a donor-funded senior citizen’s advocacy group that serves Contra Costa County. We investigate and rectify claims of abuse and neglect in long term care facilities so that seniors can live with dignity and respect. …
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Ombudsman, Inc. – Long Term Care (Alameda County)

Ombudsman, Inc. - Long Term Care (Alameda County)

Helps elderly residents of long-term care facilities carry out their choices and assert their rights. Serve as advocates, educators, mediators, referral agents, and troubleshooters for residents of skilled nursing and residential care facilities. As part of a Federally-mandated program, we …
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Odyssey Hospice

Odyssey Hospice

At Odyssey Hospice, we improve the quality of life for patients facing terminal diagnoses while providing support for their loved ones. We’ve been meeting this special need since 1996. Odyssey is one of the largest hospice providers in the country, …
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Nursing Home Monitors

Nursing Home Monitors

Nursing Home Monitors was formed in 1995 by family members of nursing home residents who witnessed, first hand, the pervasive substandard care and dangerous conditions in the nation’s nursing homes. The group set out to find the causes for the …
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National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Northern California Chapter

National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Northern California Chapter

Knowlege is power. Learning all you can about MS will help you better evaluate your options for managing symptoms, treatments, coordination with your health care team, and living well with your MS. MS affects each person differently so understanding the …
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