According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 160,000 older adults in Los Angeles County are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. The organization estimates this figure to soar to more than 278,000 by 2030.
Due to these staggering numbers, Claremont Place senior living community is taking a unique, holistic approach to memory care through its Generations Memory Support Program.
The city presented a balanced budget to the council on Tuesday, but it came after $3.4 million in cuts.
The presentation only outlined the budget for 2018-2019. The city typically presents a two-year plan, but in order to balance the budget this year, the city split the years in anticipation of future shortfalls.
Claremont High School graduate Jeremiah Alarcon waits for his turn to go onstage to sing Dream of Your Inspiration by Scott Brownlee on Thursday during CHS commencement. Mr. Alarcon was one of 628 students who graduated from Claremont High along with 11 from San Antonio and 17 from Claremont Adult School. See the photo gallery for more pictures. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Sycamore Elementary was filled with acute nostalgia on Tuesday morning, as family members, teachers and grade school students gathered to celebrate the 2018 high school graduates who attended the school.
Each of the elementary schools in the Claremont Unified School District held similar events, with graduates visiting their home schools for a final goodbye.
COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
FATHERS DAY Most of us fathers, though definitely not all, have simple needs on our big day. Unlike moms, we generally don’t require flowers, something sweet, followed by brunch. Most of us dads would probably be happy with a backyard barbecue, a beer, and some time with family. Or maybe that’s just me. Either way, get on it, kids: it’s his day. If you’re looking for a manly spot for lunch, perhaps a burger or a big steak would suit dear ol’ dad.
Parents are prone to stretching the truth a smidge when discussing children’s accomplishments, but Joyce Ride isn’t saddled with that burden.
“She’s never failed to amaze me, even posthumously,” said the 94-year-old mother of the late Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. Sally died from pancreatic cancer at age 61 in 2012.