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Senior living facilities taking shape in north Modesto

Two projects in north Modesto will provide more housing options for residents with memory problems and seniors who want to stay independent for as long as possible. El Rio Memory Care Community off Dale Road, east of the Kaiser hospital, is on schedule to open in mid-September with rooms for 72 residents who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

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Senior living facilities taking shape in north Modesto

Two projects in north Modesto will provide more housing options for residents with memory problems and seniors who want to stay independent for as long as possible. El Rio Memory Care Community off Dale Road, east of the Kaiser hospital, is on schedule to open in mid-September with rooms for 72 residents who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

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Less invasive heart valve replacement

Doctors at Memorial Medical Center have introduced transcatheter aortic valve replacement as an alternative to open-heart surgery to treat life-threatening aortic valve stenosis. As shown in this animation, a catheter is inserted in the patient and threaded to the heart to replace the aortic valve.

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