Posts made in February, 2012

UCSF, Mills-Peninsula Co-sponsor Diabetes Symposium & Kids’ Kamp

Mills-Peninsula Health Services and UCSF Diabetes Center are co-sponsoring the annual Diabetes Symposium and Kids’ Kamp on Saturday, March, 10, 2012. The event will be held at Robertson Auditorium at UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Parents of children with diabetes and their families are invited to attend and learn about the latest treatments, new technologies on the horizon and strategies for managing the disease. Read More

Senior Focus Awarded Community Investment Grant

Mills-Peninsula Senior Focus has received a grant for $180,000 as part of the Peninsula Health Care District’s (PHCD) 2012 community grants program.

The check was presented at the “Achieving Community Health Together” event at San Mateo City Hall where Senior Focus, and 18 other local agencies, were awarded Community Investment Grants from the District. PHCD funds groups’ efforts to improve health for district residents.  A Health Investment Committee reviews applications and visits the programs before making awards.

According to Maureen Dunn, director of Senior Focus, “The grant will be applied to the Wise and Well and Adult Day Health and Alzheimer’s Day Care Resource Center. The Peninsula Health Care District has been a long-time supporter of Senior Focus. Previous grants have helped us provide essential care to seniors for 25 years, and this year’s grant builds on that success,” she said. Read More