Prestige Senior Living hosts free webinar on Aging and Mental Health Awareness | Community

What: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 20% of people age 55 or older experience some form of mental health problem, including depression or anxiety, which can eventually lead to cognitive impairment. Prestige Senior Living invites the community to participate in a free webinar on aging and mental health on Friday, August … Read more

Holmes CC Lineman Program Gets Relocation Help

GOODMAN, Miss. (WJTV) — The Holmes Community College Electrical Lineman program is currently moving to its new location at the Bulldog Ranch off Interstate 55 in Goodman. Yazoo Valley Electric Power Association, a partner of the program since its inception, continues to help Holmes become a force in training the Southeast’s future lineman. Yazoo Valley … Read more

UW doctors talk about monkey pox virus in town hall | News

In light of the monkeypox virus: declared a public health emergencyUW Medicine expressed the community’s concerns at their August town hall meeting, which was held via Zoom on Aug. 12. The viral disease, first discovered in the United States in May, has seen an exponential growth in cases over the past three months, with more … Read more

Needs and answers in local mental health care subject of new report | Mental health

Nearly 100 individual conversations. Two community-wide listening sessions. Flights across the country. About 1,000 hours, if not more, spent listening, talking, researching and writing. Bimonthly meetings with county and health officials for nearly a year. Added together, these pieces gave Bevin Croft and her team at the Human Services Research Institute a much better look … Read more

Valhalla fatal road accident site set for safety upgrades

The site of a fatal car accident in eastern Victoria where a 4WD carrying four teenagers crashed into a cliff is being widened and safety barriers installed. Most important points: Within a fortnight, two cars went off the road outside Valhalla, killing one person It came five years after a similar non-fatal accident that led … Read more

Weekend layoff solution to improve hospital capacity in South Australia

A senior doctor at Adelaide’s largest hospital says the health system is under “siege” and points to Monday as the busiest day. Most important points: Hospitals in South Australia tend to be busiest on Mondays Discharging patients on weekends is more difficult due to fewer available services Patients who come in for elective surgery on … Read more

Vancouver’s City Center Motor Hotel Turned Into Artist’s Studios, Murals Awaiting Redevelopment

Vancouver Mural Festival decorated the former City Center Motel, which is being converted into 75 art studios.Gabriel Martins/Gabriel Martins A relatively cheaper neighborhood is populated with artists and young talent, including galleries, restaurateurs and mom and pop shops, creating a lively streetscape. Developers take notice, buy properties for that vibrancy, and the cool stuff gets … Read more

Have the shares fallen? Only when this ‘gorilla’ starts moving in the stock markets, BofA warns

Households, not hedge funds or large corporations, represent the largest class of owners of the US stock market. That matters because households, the “peaceful gorilla” in US stocks, have not fallen and risen despite this year’s sharp sell-off, meaning equities haven’t bottomed yet, according to a BofA Global. Collectively, households own about $38 trillion in … Read more

Rising food prices could become a business risk, analysts say

Rising global food prices and shortages of grain and fertilizers from the war in Ukraine could lead to further economic turmoil, risk analysts say. In some countries, this could cause unrest and test the resilience of Western companies with overseas operations in the coming months, she added. “Food insecurity is one of our [company’s] The … Read more

Proponents Want MS Governor to Relaunch Rent Assistance Program

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The Mississippi Poor Peoples Campaign made a passionate plea to Governor Tate Reeves (R-Miss.) on Wednesday. In a press conference outside the Governor’s Mansion, lawyers called on the governor to reconsider his decision to terminate the Rental Assistance for Mississippians Program (RAMP). Last week, Reeves announced the end of the program. … Read more