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Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

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Comcast 190
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Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network

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Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

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For information on programs for chronic disease self-management, please click on the "Organizations offering our program" link at http://patienteducation.stanford.edu/programs/cdsmp.html

For help in locating a geriatric care manager, please go to http://www.caremanager.org

The Area Agencies on Aging coordinate a wide array of services to seniors and adults with disabilities at the community level and serve as a focal point for local aging concerns. http://www.aging.state.ca.us/html/local%20aaa/AAA_listing.html

For Senior housing, search http://www.senioroutlook.com or call your local senior center for booklets

For help in finding a nursing home, home health care, hospice, and other long term care services in California, please visit http://www.calnhs.org. This site provides quality ratings and detailed information to help select the best services. It also has guides on how to make decisions about long term care needs and how to make choices, how to pay for care and other valuable information about long term care. The website is sponsored by the California HealthCare Foundation and the University of California San Francisco

For help learning about long term care, home and community based services, and personal care, please visit http://www.pascenter.org. This website provides information on services in California and other states and was developed by the University of California San Francisco. Also for basic geriatric education designed for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other care providers, see the online training course www.ucsfagrc.org developed by faculty at the University of California San Francisco.

For information about Beacon Hill Village, Boston's naturally occurring retirement community, please visit http://www.beaconhillvillage.org

For information about Palo Alto's Avenidas program, please visit http://www.avenidas.org

For a link for tips from Stanford Hospital about avoiding falls, please click http://www.stanfordhospital.com/clinicsmedServices/medicalServices/emergency/fallPrevention

For family caregivers seeking help, please click on http://www.caregiver.org

For information about On Lok Senior Health Services, please visit http://www.onlok.org

For information about most types of chronic illnesses and health problems of older people, please visit http://www.healthinaging.org/agingintheknow

Alzheimer's disease is one of the largest problems facing older people. For information, referrals and advice, please visit the Alzheimer's Association at http://www.alz.org

Call the Eldercare Locator to find community assistance for seniors who may not be able to afford private home care or private geriatric care managers at 1-800-677-1116

For unbiased information about Long Term Care insurance, please call the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy program (HICAP) at 1-800-434-0222.

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Truly CA: Everything Comes from the Streets
Latino Heritage Month

KQED proudly celebrates the diversity of our community by commemorating Latino Heritage Month. During September, KQED Public TV 9 and KQED 88.5 FM schedule programs that focus on Latino themes and issues.

Summer Arts Guide
San Francisco Opera on KQED

Get your front row seat at one of the leading opera companies in the world! Shot in brilliant HD, the fifth season of San Francisco Opera's acclaimed series brings you four spectacular productions performed by world-class singers.

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