It was all smiles on Friday at Lifelong Medical Care’s Over 60 Health Center.
The pain in Gordon Loncz’s mouth one Friday afternoon in February was intense. A tooth was so tender that touching it sent spasms through his mouth. The filling had fallen out, leaving Loncz’s root exposed.
Siero is the first woman to have served as an accelerator operator at Berkeley Lab, working with the 88-Inch Cyclotron, a powerful particle-beam machine that started up 54 years ago at the Department of Energy-owned lab.
For 38 years, Lifelong Medical Care has been been providing high-quality medical, dental, and other services to Berkeley’s most vulnerable residents. Started by the Gray Panthers as the Over 60 Health Clinic in 1976, LifeLong has now grown into nine different facilities around the Bay Area, with most centered in northern Alameda County.
By Julia Hannafin
The regular Berkeleyside contributor will post his photos for one week, through Wed. Feb. 21. Don't miss them!
Berkeley and a group of community organizations are working together to ensure that older residents have options to age 'well' in the city.
Residents in South and West Berkeley have greater health risks than those in other neighborhoods. The Center for Food, Faith & Justice is addressing the issue with garden, classes.
This letter, by REAL Berkeley, was sent to the Berkeley City Council ahead of its July 12 meeting. REAL Berkeley is a group of Berkeley citizens who are interested in helping to develop a comprehensive housing plan for the city that provides affordable housing for low-income, moderate and workforce housing (see list of members below).
You asked and we did our best to address some of the basic questions that came up for readers last week about homelessness in Berkeley. Many of the inquiries have and will help shape Berkeleyside coverage, but are too complex to tackle here.