Hospice: Offering a Helping Hand During Hard Times

With the hard work of hospice employees and volunteers, along with various organizations and individuals who provide financial support to hospice services in our north state community, Mercy Hospice was able to serve 746 patients in 2015, St. Elizabeth Hospice… Continue Reading


Understanding the Affordable Care Act Series: Covered California is Healthcare Plan Marketplace

So you, or someone you know, needs to sign up for health insurance. Medi-Cal isn’t available to you; you’re not on an employer plan; and you need to sign up for insurance For starts, here are the two most foremost… Continue Reading


Our Politics Get Curiouser and Curiouser

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is running as hard as he can away from what is probably the best thing he did as Governor of Massachusetts. As governor of that state, he supported and then signed into law one of the… Continue Reading


Workshop: Getting Medi-Cal to the Aged, Disabled, Others

What: Community members and local health care providers are invited to attend the “Reaching Special Populations” presentation
When: Thursday (March 24) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Boggs Conference Center, 2420 Breslauer Way, Redding … Continue Reading


Advance Health Care Directive Class Offered Monday

What: Advance Health Care Directive Class Offered When: May 3, 6 to 8 p.m. Where: Mercy Medical Center Redding – Lower Level Auditorium 2175 Rosaline Ave., Redding Making health care decisions can be a complex process. It is important that… Continue Reading


Tender Loving Health Care, Care of the Government

Those of you who are concerned about the quality of health care that would be provided by a government run program should visit the Veterans Administration hospital in Seattle. It would be a real eye-opener. The Seattle VA facility is HUGE. There… Continue Reading