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Partners in Care closes

EDITOR: It is with a heavy heart that I write this letter to inform you that after 14 years, nine of which have been as our own non-profit, the Partners in Care program and Thrift Store that have served those with serious illness in our community, will close its doors effective March 31. Though we […]

Heard over the back fence: Partners in Care plans event at Boeger Winery

 John Chapman provided the following “Advice from a Chipmunk” T-shirt statement: “Be playful * Hit the ground running * It’s OK to be a little cheeky * Earn your stripes * Plan ahead * Be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed * Stay chipper!” PARTNERS IN CARE FUNDRAISER: 
On Thursday, June 6, from 5:30 to 7 […]

Partners in Care selected for year-long collaborative

They might be small, but they have something to offer the big boys — how to successfully run a non-profit support program for those suffering with life-threatening conditions or serious illness. Partners in Care has been selected by the California Health Care Foundation as one of 20 state-wide palliative care organizations to be part of […]

Partners in Care is an important collaborator

Nancy Symons is part of the bigger picture and that’s a good thing. When she accepted the position of executive director of Partners in Care in March, she knew she would be giving up time serving clients as the organization’s chaplain, but being part of a collaborative effort to serve the needs of the community […]

10-7-11 Partners in Care presents “A Night at the Theater”

ENJOY A NIGHT AT THE THEATER: Partners in Care is presenting “A Night at the Theater” on Friday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m., at the Placerville Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Ave., Placerville. This fundraiser will feature the Sutter Street Theater performing vignettes from “The kids left. The dog died. Now what?” Tickets are $35 per […]

Heard over the back fence: Partners in Care plan night at the theater

My buddy John Chapman forwarded the following T-shirt statement: “I used to be indecisive. Now I’m not so sure.” • • • PARTNERS IN CARE FUNDRAISER: 
On Friday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m., the Partners in Care organization is presenting “A Night at the Theater,” at the Placerville Shakespeare Club at 2940 Bedford […]

Heard over the back fence: Catch band’s farewell at Partners in Care shindig

A CHANGE OF DIET: John Chapman of Folsom gave me the following T-shirt question: “When did my Wild Oats turn into Oat Bran?” • • • HOT DIGGITY’S FAREWELL: Partners In Care is an organization that provides great help for citizens who are seriously ill. To celebrate their 10th anniversary Partners In Care is sponsoring a barbecue […]

How to help Partners in Care 3-11-11

Partners in Care is a support program for those with serious illnesses. This program could use a little help in the following areas: • Volunteer: 4 hours a week at their thrift store. Call 530-626-8125 for more information. • Donate your gently used clothing and household items to their thrift store. • Adopt a client: […]

Enjoy A Night at the Theater to aide Partners in Care

What: Ninth annual A Night at the Theater Who: Partners in Care Where: Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Ave. in Placerville When: Friday, Oct. 5 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $35 per person and in advance and $40 at the door the night of the event Information: 530-344-0700 If you enjoy listening to a variety of popular […]

Run for Benny to help Partners in Care

Months after 5-year-old Benny Penner’s death from Batten’s Disease, his mother, Nancy Milla, was running on the El Dorado Trail and wondering what she could do to make sure Benny hadn’t died in vain. “I wanted to honor his memory and thank Partners in Care for their amazing help,” said Milla, 45, “and running seemed […]

TRPA, partners urge Congress to adopt restoration legislation

LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — Tahoe Regional Planning Agency officials have voiced their strong support for legislation to reauthorize the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act that was recently introduced in Congress by Tahoe’s Senate delegation. Sponsored by U.S. Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nevada) along with Harry Reid (D-Nevada), Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and Barbara Boxer (D-California), the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act would authorize up […]

First 5: Is your child ready? Choosing quality child care

In just a few weeks, summer will be coming to an end and families will be gearing up for another school year. For working parents, this means finding care for your child before and after school. Research has shown that parents often choose child care based on where it is located, how much it costs […]

County Office of Education: Quality care matters

Quality child care promotes healthy growth and development, prepares children for school and sets the stage for lifelong learning. The direct service programs provided by the El Dorado County Office of Education include Head Start, State Preschool, Early Head Start and Charter Extended Day. These programs consistently meet established state and federal benchmarks of quality […]

Western Slope Health Center offers intensive medical care

The Western Slope Medical Center is a skilled nursing facility located in the wooded hills of Placerville. This 5-star (Medicare rated), 99-bed campus features dementia care, diabetes management, a restorative nursing program and nutritional care and a widely respected physical therapy department, all ably administered by Doug Hawkins, RN, and a staff of 17 managers. […]

Workshops aim to care for caregivers

How do you talk to a loved one who can’t remember your name? How do you fulfill their wishes if they can’t communicate them? Caregivers who have loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia encounter these emotionally draining questions and much more every day. That’s why Ginger McMurchie, facilitator of the El Dorado Hills Senior Center’s […]

Community partners work to end mental health stigma

“One out of four families will experience mental health challenges. My family is one,” narrates actress Glenn Close at the start of the documentary “A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness,” which was shown to residents at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pavilion earlier this year in an effort to […]

A community that cares

EDITOR: El Dorado County continues to deliver on behalf of our youth. Year after year we immerse ourselves and reach out to the community to make beneficial projects possible for our children, and we are always met with more enthusiasm and support than we could ask. We experienced such a display during the first annual […]

EDH Senior Day Care now open

It was standing room only at the El Dorado Hills’ Senior Day Care’s grand opening last Thursday afternoon, the event marking a win-win not only for El Dorado Hills’ seniors and caregivers, but for the whole county. District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco opened the ribbon cutting ceremony by acknowledging key players, including El Dorado Hills […]

Partners run with healthy business idea

Local runners have a right to feel spoiled since Gold Country Run + Sport opened its doors last November. “I’ve been a runner my entire life and have lived in El Dorado Hills for the past 10 years,” said Leon Shahinian, manager and part-owner at Gold Country Run + Sport. “I and my friend and […]

Lifelong learning makes for many careers

 Folsom Lake College presents “Science, Cars and Medicine — A Noble Career,” a talk by Dr. Ted Christy, MD, on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Back by popular demand, Christy, a retired physician, will talk about the circuitous route that lead him from an interest in physics to fixing cars on the streets of Berkeley and finally a […]

HHS awards over $30M ACA funds to state health centers to expand access to care

The U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently announced $30,646,193 in grant awards to support 46 new health center sites in California. These funds, made available by the Affordable Care Act, will help care for approximately 333,187 additional Californians by establishing new health center service delivery sites. Locally, the El Dorado County […]

Medicare open enrollment presentations in Oct.

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2014 begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7. The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) will give an update on Medicare benefits and costs for 2014 at three free community presentations in El Dorado County. • Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 12:30 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center located […]

NorCal Natural Integrative Healthcare focuses on personalized treatment

Dr. Diem T. Nguyen, D.C., is the president and clinical director of NorCal Natural Integrative Healthcare, a practice that specializes in treating diabetes and thyroid disorders in the most natural way possible. Several patients choose to receive care from Dr. Nguyen because of the unique approach she uses to treat everyone who comes to the […]

Obamacare – congressional malpractice

A blue ribbon panel speaking to a meeting of the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills Aug. 15 provided some valuable background on Obamacare. Tim Sandefur from the Pacific Legal Foundation provided context on state health exchanges required by Obomacare, something that has gone under the radar in discussing the so-called Patient Protection and […]

Partners in Surrealism at the Legion of Honor

One of the art world’s most notorious relationships comes alive with “Man Ray/Lee Miller, Partners in Surrealism” on view through Oct. 14 in the Rosekrans Galleries at the Legion of Honor. The exhibition consists of approximately 115 photographs, paintings, drawings and manuscripts that explore the creative interaction between Man Ray and Lee Miller, two giants […]

Lyon Real Estate shares with ‘Lyon Cares’

People recognize Lyon Real Estate for selling homes, but the company also builds hope, shares dreams and helps others. In 2011 Lyon Cares raised $250,000 for charities and nonprofit organizations throughout the Greater Sacramento region, an accomplishment recognized with a Partners in Philanthropy Award from the Sacramento Business Journal. The latest annual drive included more […]

Heard over the back fence: Free medical care Saturday

Jim and Carlyn White provided the following Bob Hope quotation regarding going to heaven: “I’ve done benefits for all religions. I’d hate to blow the hereafter on a technicality.” • • • FREE MEDICAL CARE:
 The “In Jesus Name Medical Ministry” is offering free medical care for people with no health insurance coverage. All […]

Western Slope Health Center provides residential rehabilitation care

Next to Marshall Medical Center in Placerville is a skilled nursing residential rehabilitation center for people recovering from serious illnesses, injuries or major surgeries. The campus has been there for 40 years. Western Slope Health Center purchased it in 2011 and hired Doug Hawkins, RN, as administrator. Hawkins graduated from Ponderosa High School and received […]

Women partners of Asperger men — A free education and support group

On Tuesday Nov. 8, 7-9 p.m., and continuing on the second Tuesday of each month, a free education and support group will be held for women partners of men with Aspergers Syndrome. The meeting will be held at the UC Davis MIND Institute at 2825 50th S., Sacramento and is co-led by Sally B. Watkins […]

Online ‘Plan Finder’ offers help for people with Medicare

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have launched access to its popular Web-based Medicare “Plan Finder” that allows beneficiaries, their families, trusted representatives, and senior program advocates to look at all local drug and health plan options that are available for the 2012 benefit year. “With Open Enrollment coming early this year, it […]

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It’s a policy to save money at Beasy Partners Insurance Services

Why hunt for low insurance rates when Beasy Partners Insurance Services will find the lowest insurance rates for you at no additional cost? Wendy Beasy, 46, owner and agent knows the insurance business inside and out so she’ll find the best deal and customize your policy to maximize savings. El Dorado Hills resident Wendy Beasy started […]

Flower power to grow under MORE’s care

When the weather starts to turn cold in the quiet foothill town of Placerville it signals that it is time to take down the decorative flower baskets that have been hanging out on Main Street. The contents in the baskets need to be clipped and groomed and refurbished and refreshed before their reemergence in the […]

Heard over the back fence: Need a little support, caregivers?

Democrat staff writer Jeanne RedmondÕs ÒSouper GroupÓ was created for people who are caregivers for a person with AlzheimerÕs. This support group allows caregivers to take a break, share thoughts and frustrations, learn more about the disease and to meet people who are going through the caregiver role or have been there and done that. […]

Collaboration and partnerships pay off in many ways

The need for healthcare services is in greater demand now than ever in the history of El Dorado County. For this reason the Nonprofit Partnership has joined hands in demonstrating how collaboration is a key component in providing resources during a challenging economy. ÒWith a combined experience of 303 years of serving El Dorado County, […]

Heard over the back fence: They show they truly care

Democrat staff writer The Partners in Care organization reports that in 2009, 36 thrift store volunteers, five office volunteers, 12 volunteer board members and many other friends devoted 9,456 hours for the Partners in Care mission to help people Òwalk the path of serious illness with dignity and choice.Ó John Chapman of Folsom dropped off […]

At a glance: Weather or not

On Feb. 25 in 1921 there was a record-breaking temperature of 91.6 degrees F in downtown Los Angeles and in 1914 in Society Hill, S.C. there was 18 inches of snow. The weather always provides plenty to talk about and no matter what the temperature there is someone somewhere who isn’t happy about it. Have […]

Good jokes for a good cause

What: “An Evening of Laughter with Jack Gallagher” Who: Partners in Care Where: Placerville Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Ave. in Placerville When: Friday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Cost: Advance tickets are $40, at the door $45 Information: 530-344-0700   Partners in Care strives to help those with serious illness, but when it’s your funny bone that needs […]

Heard over the back fence: Fall festival at library Sept. 27

ADVICE FROM AN APPLE: John Chapman dropped off the following “Advice from an Apple” T-shirt statement: “Be well rounded. Let your plans ripen. Hold on to core values. Savor variety. Eat healthy. Know when to let go. Take a bite out of life.” FALL HARVEST CARNIVAL: The “Fall Harvest Carnival” will be in the parking lot of […]

Heard over he back fence: It’s time to buy tix for Lobster on the River

PREVENTING INSANITY: “Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader” calendar notes the following information: “In medieval times, it was believed that owning a cat could help cure insanity.” LOBSTER ON THE RIVER: Placerville Rotary invites all of us to join them for the “Lobster on the River” fundraiser to benefit local community projects. The fun will take place on Saturday, […]

Heard over the back fence: Dance night in Shingle Springs

KEEP HANDS IN POCKETS: Someone named “Bob” dropped off the following “Top Moron” quote: “NOT THE SHARPEST TOOL IN THE SHED! In Modesto Steven Richard King was arrested for trying to hold up a Bank of America branch without a weapon. King used a thumb and a finger to simulate a gun. Unfortunately, he failed to […]

Spirit of Benny continues at fun run

The third annual Spirit of Benny 10K and 5K Run and Walk, benefiting Partners in Care, will be held Saturday, March 22 at 8 a.m. in Placerville. “It’s been the greatest therapy ever,” said Nancy Milla of the annual fun run she directs each March in honor of her 5-year-old son Benny Penner who died […]

El Dorado Community Foundation continues local grants

The El Dorado Community Foundation administers over 200 individual funds. One of the very first funds, established in 1991, is Endow El Dorado. This particular endowment allows the foundation to open granting up to any/all nonprofit organizations in the entire county for any program or service for which they may need assistance. Since the inception […]

Rose Patricia (Nerney) Lambres

Nov. 13, 1926 — Feb. 4, 2014 After several humorous attempts to escape her residence, Pat passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, Feb. 4, 2014, with her children at her side. She was a resident of Diamond Springs, Calif., born in San Francisco, Calif., and was a first-generation Irish American, fourth child of Thomas and […]

Diamond celebration sparkles

Jan. 7, 1939, saw the introduction of a new service club in Placerville. Unlike the other service clubs of the times, this club accepted women. In fact, it was all about women. Soroptimist International of Placerville held its first meeting at the Raffles Hotel on Main Street, now the Historic Cary House Hotel. Members of […]

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