How do Early Childhood Experiences Correlate with Epigenetics?

Big thxoxo to the brilliant California Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris for her ongoing dedication to building stronger care giver infrastructures that effectively enable young children to thrive and be healthier! She is a crusader who understands the critical importance (and high value) of quality early child care, and is a hero for babies worldwide.

What is epigenetics? How do epigenetic changes affect genes? Disease? How do epigenetics factor in early child development and impact life long health outcomes?

“What the science has shown us is that it is possible to mitigate against the impacts of childhood adversity by buffering the toxic stress response,” says Dr. Burke Harris. “With care giving support, we can see neurological, immunological, endocrine, and epigenetic changes in individuals that have had exposure to ACEs.” For more details on this initiative see: https://www.acesaware.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Cost-of-ACEs-in-California.pdf

“Adverse Childhood Experiences and toxic stress will cost California over a trillion dollars in the next 10 years,” said California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris.

This research demonstrates that our imperative is not only ethical and moral, we have a strong economic imperative as well.”

Childcare FAQs: Toolkit for COVID-19

Sending you and yours wellness during this uncertain crisis that demands we stay home, cooperate and form new family routines.

We can do this. More than ever before, Parents need the power of automation now: emcasoapp.com

Attention: Families with kids at home, out of daycare, without child care, short a babysitter, missing grandma!

With “Shelter-In-Place”, our job as care givers got harder. To help emcaso gives care givers greater flexibility. Our mobile app allows parents to be more flexible by streamlining child care FAQs, and simplifying “in case of emergency” contacts for your child. emcaso lets Parents/Guardians and care givers share child care FAQs 60-11kX faster and easier while solving for readability issues.

We have released emcaso to foster the growth of high quality child care, as we all cope with COVID-19 restrictions, and unprecedented child care challenges. emcaso is a toolkit that empowers parents. App is free. No download is required. When it comes to everyday childcare tasks, and offering extra resiliency to such hardships, emcaso helps you transform new family normals in a more practical modern way.

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emcaso supports families raising young kids in the San Francisco Bay and beyond! Why is child care logistical minutiae so frustrating, and problematic? For more information, see details about our venture to create a new gold standard for emergency family care, and our app kick off.

Need extra help sharing child care details? Instead of wasting time with repetitious tedious child care admin tasks, try emcasoapp to modernize your in case of emergency refrigerator notes, and emails. Let us know how we can make the app more useful for you.

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Angels, let’s love up on the little ones more.

As always, #playitsafe

Simplify Child Care FAQs: TRY emcaso!

emcaso app is available. Try it now!

“There are four kinds of people in the world:
those who are currently caregivers,
those who have been caregivers,
those who will be caregivers,
and those who will need caregivers.”
– Rosalynn Carter

Details on our BETA app kick off

Our mission is create a new gold standard for family emergency preparation and response. Kid safety = #1. We are the first mobile-friendly, kid-centric EMS.

How can we streamline family care FAQs and produce better outcomes in case of family emergencies? Test emcaso and let us know what think!

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Please join me – sign up to champion this tool for parents! I would love your input.

Don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions, ideas, or concerns. Email Fennel Doyle, for more details: fennel@emcaso.com.
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Collaborating Agencies Responding to Disasters

inspired by CARD Can Help

Based on Alameda island, Collaborating Agencies Responding to Disasters is an award winning nonprofit dedicated to helping nonprofits, businesses, and service agencies. CARD can help:

  • Move beyond fear, threat, and dis-empowering messages (such as Potty Posters)
  • Become prepared and ready to respond at little cost
  • Understand—in simple terms—the sometimes complex issues related to disaster response, terrorism, and government operations
  • Feel secure in the knowledge that your community can carry on even after a disaster
  • Meet public and private funder requirements of having a disaster plan in place
  • Network and build stronger relations with other agencies and the emergency response community
  • Empower your staff and volunteers to walk the world feeling safe and more prepared. Such as
    • Community service providers: by offering empowering, cost-effective training that allows them to keep their consumers and staff safe, and understand how to keep their businesses open and operating after a disaster
    • Special needs communities: by creating a safety net of their trained and trusted services agencies
    • Government: by connecting all parts of our community for a united response
    • Traditional emergency responders: by training the community to work in partnership with police, fire, Office of Emergency Services (OES), and other disaster service agencies
    • Businesses: by strengthening the resilience of service providers such as childcare, eldercare, or other critical components of a strong, thriving business community
    • Faith-based organizations: by helping them provide support, information and guidance to their congregants in times of disaster
    • Foundations and corporate sponsors: by helping secure their investments in agencies and the vulnerable communities they support
    • The general public: by creating an easy way for all people to fully participate in preparedness and response, in their own way

SF Bay Liquefaction Susceptibility Map

inspired by US Geological Survey’s San Francisco Bay Liquefaction Susceptibility Map

~25% of the San Francisco Bay region may be exposed to liquefaction with the shaking that has been forecasted. Some of the most hazardous areas are beneath our urban core.  What is the grade of the land you and your loved tread?

New maps show the distribution of rock and sediment having different vulnerabilities to liquefaction when shaken by earthquakes, together with explanation of the process and examples of its effects.