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Letter: A cemetery is not a public park

...as desecrating a Native American burial site? I'm sure there must be many Tlingit elders buried in Evergreen Cemetery. Do the living Tlingit and Haida elders condone this event? What about our community's religious leaders? If the Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-19/letter-cemetery-not-public-park
Letters
Planning begins for the 'Silver Tsunami'

...O'Neal stressed that socialization is important to seniors' health and that a significant number of emergency calls from elders are just to report loneliness. She also said personal care at private homes provided through Medicaid is no longer an adequate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-16/planning-begins-silver-tsunami
Local
SEARHC reminds everyone to get a flu shot

...year approximately 200,000 people in the U.S. are hospitalized from the flu and nearly 36,000 people die because of it. Elders and other high-risk groups are particularly susceptible to serious complications from the flu.Another common misconception...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-12/searhc-reminds-everyone-get-flu-sho
Neighbors
A Bishop's Perspective: Legalizing marijuana is wrong for many reasons

...possession and sale throughout the state and does not appear to include options for local control. Based on current research, Elders in our rural villages believe passage of this initiative would only add to the many challenges adults and young people already...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-12/legalizing-marijuana-wrong-many-reaso
Opinion
High court creates elder task force

...improve how the justice system responds to elders and other vulnerable adults.According...and financial exploitation of Alaska's elder population."As our society ages, the...in the release. "I am hopeful that the Elder Task Force will be able to make specific...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-12/high-court-creates-elder-task-force
Local
Community invited to Gajaa Hit pole raising

...lifting up your brothers, and your brothers-in-law and your elders, holding them up. That's what we've tried to do here and...name Gajaa Hit, or "safe place to land," in 2000 by Tlingit elder and longtime village resident Cecelia Kunz.Cecelia Kunz...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-29/community-invited-gajaa-hit-pole-raisin
Local | Art
My Turn: Continuing the work of Katie John

...traditional foods in schools, hospital, and elder care facilities.Begich's actions prove...of the late Katie John, an Athabascan elder who sued both the state and the federal...people. Last May, the 71-year-old elder and his brother walked 375 miles from Dot...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-09/my-turn-continuing-work-katie-john
Opinion
2014 Annual Elders and Caregivers Workshop

...Caregivers Council will be hosting the 2014 Elders and Caregivers Workshop on Thursday, March...Building at 3235 Hospital Drive in Juneau. Elders and family members or friends who takes care of an elder, spouse, mother, father, aunt or other...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-02/2014-annual-elders-and-caregivers-w
Neighbors
Climate change and crabapples

...interviewing dozens of Alaska Native and Canadian First Nation elders to get a cultural, historical perspective on changes.What...Hydaburg, Klawock, Prince Rupert, and other communities.Some elders have told her about glacial melt and less floating ice; less...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-26/climate-change-and-crabapples
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

...of about 200 who remembered an earthquake in October 1947. The earthquake scientist, Carl Tape, was in Minto to interview elders and check on the installation of a super-sensitive instrument that detects ground motion.A few blocks away at the Minto...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/alaska-science-forum-minto-earthquak
Outdoors

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