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Marine Killed At Pearl Harbor Laid To Rest In San Diego

June 10
By Associated Press

Eighty years after he died in the attack on Pearl Harbor and just months after his remains were finally identified, a San Diego Marine has been laid to rest with full military honors.

Rady Children's Seeing 25% Increase In Mental Health ER Visits

June 9
By Matt Hoffman

Rady Children's officials are attributing the increase to the adverse affects of the pandemic, both directly and indirectly.

A hallway at Walden Family Services, a foster c...

A Spotlight On San Diego's Foster Care System Following The Pandemic

June 9
By Tania Thorne

The move to close a North County group home for foster children has put a spotlight on foster care in San Diego County. KPBS takes s a look at how the system is changing, especially after COVID-19.

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Troubled Background Check System Delays Elder Care Hiring

April 10
Don Thompson / Associated Press

A new portal from the California Department of Social Services is supposed to automate criminal background checks for home care and community care providers. But those trying to use it say they have been frustrated for months.

Brookdale Senior Living Solutions location in S...

San Diego Joins State, 4 Other Counties In Suing Major Nursing Home Operator Over Ratings

March 15
Don Thompson / Associated Press

California's attorney general and local officials, including San Diego, sued the nation's largest senior living home operator Monday.

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Pandemic Profile: New Mom Copes With Shutdowns

Dec. 28, 2020
By Erik Anderson

The coronavirus took over 2020, changing everything, including how people raised new children.

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Drive Through Event Provides More Than Just Food For San Diego Seniors

Dec. 22, 2020
By John Carroll

The holidays are especially tough this year for some seniors who, because of the pandemic, cannot visit with family and friends in person. But one San Diego senior center provided the next best thing.

Bikes and other toys lined up outside the Armed...

YMCA Shares 'Holiday Joy' With San Diego Military Families

Dec. 9, 2020
By KPBS News

Toys and bicycles were distributed to 1,000 families at "Operation Holiday Joy."

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Study: Exercise Classes Decrease Loneliness, Social Isolation In Older People

Nov. 12, 2020
By City News Service

Older adults who joined group exercise classes before the coronavirus pandemic began experienced decreased loneliness and social isolation, with early results suggesting that subsequent online versions are also effective.

Pictured above is Avocado Post Acute in El Cajo...

Botched Handling Of Sexual Assault Allegation Jeopardized Residents In El Cajon Nursing Home

Oct. 7, 2020
By Amita Sharma

Administrators at Avocado Post Acute waited eight days before notifying police that a caregiver employed by the facility allegedly sodomized a 73-year-old resident, a state investigation found.

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