The La Sierra University Board of Trustees on Oct. 18 selected former higher education administrator and retired accrediting body leader Richard Osborn to serve as the university’s interim president while the board initiates a comprehensive search for a long-term president.
Richard Osborn, who lives in the Inland Empire region, officially began his presidential duties on October 23. He comes to the post following the Sept. 17 resignation of Joy Fehr from La Sierra’s presidency. La Sierra University Provost April Summitt functioned as acting president during that time.
In the Central California conference, nearly 55 Central Coast residents received free dental care services on a recent Sunday at a Templeton Hope Clinic. Over a dozen dentists and nearly 40 volunteers helped provide services for the Hope Clinic that was hosted by the Templeton Hills church. The care received by 54 dental patients was valued by Dr. Jeffery Kahler’s dental office at over $25,000. In addition to those dental care patients, there were 15 patients who received foot care, which was valued at $2,250.
November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month - a time to heighten awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and show support for the more than 6.2 million Americans living with it. There are a number of quick and easy ways you can help raise awareness, show support, and fight Alzheimer’s disease.
November is also National Home Care & Hospice Month. During this month, the home care and hospice community honors the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health care system and in homes across the nation.