Ask The Nurse: Edition 2

March 31, 2015 4:29 pm By Open House Comments Off on Ask The Nurse: Edition 2

Q. Do I need to have a test for colon cancer if I have no symptoms? A. Colon cancer (also called colorectal cancer) is the second most dangerous cancer in the United States. It usually doesn’t cause symptoms until after it has started to spread. Though it is very common, 90% of cases can be […]

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Kristian Nergaard

March 4, 2015 4:54 pm By Open House Comments Off on Kristian Nergaard
Kristian Nergaard

For those of us who find watching a game of tennis exhausting, Kristian Nergaard stands out as a powerful example of energy and endurance.   Now 67, Kristian has competed in the Gay Games— the world’s largest sporting and cultural event organized by, and specifically for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender athletes, artists and musicians— every four years since […]

Ask The Nurse – Edition 1

March 4, 2015 2:16 pm By Open House Comments Off on Ask The Nurse – Edition 1

Ask the nurse is a new monthly column featuring nurse Susan Langdon.   Susan is a nurse with Stepping Stone Adult Day Health. She will be at Openhouse on Friday afternoons starting March 6th for free health & wellness consultations from 2-4PM. Please call 415-347-8509 to schedule an appointment.   Q: How do I pick a doctor […]

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Eric Rodriguez

February 20, 2015 3:32 pm By Open House Comments Off on Eric Rodriguez
Eric Rodriguez

  Eric Rodriguez is an organizer of PrideBox, the LGBT employee resource group at DropBox. Eric and his colleagues were volunteers for the Vantage Points art show at Openhouse. He sat down recently with Joel Evans to talk about why he volunteers at Openhouse. Joel: What’s special about LGBT older adults? Eric: LGBT older adults […]

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