Push for early conversation on Alzheimer’s
It’s a conversation no family wants to have – talking to a loved one about memory loss or cognitive decline. Close family members are typically the first to notice memory issues or cognitive problems, but they are often hesitant to say something – even when they know something is wrong.... Read more
Savannah’s poverty numbers slow to drop
Savannah’s most recent rate of 24 percent living in poverty is slightly down from the pre-Recession number of 26 percent. But it’s still nearly double the national rate of 12.3 percent and 10 percent higher than the state level of 15 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.“Savannah has... Read more
20 years after Olmstead disabilities case, progress comes with costs
Olmstead v. L.C. was a Georgia case involving two women with mental disabilities. On June 22, 1999, the court ruled people with disabilities deserve to live in their communities. But making that a reality hasn’t happened overnight. Read the full article: WABE  Read more
Conflicts, politics cited in EMS services
The state fails its duty to ensure the quality and reliability of Georgia’s emergency medical services system, an Atlanta Journal-Constitution investigation found. State standards are vague and oversight weak, leaving the system vulnerable to breakdowns, political pressure and conflicts of interest. Read the full article: ajc.com Read more
The owner of a controversial Cleveland daycare is speaking out about the alleged death of an infant there this week. Despite the infant’s mother’s claims, Danielle Townsend insists the girl died at the hospital. Read the full article: 11alive.com Read more

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