Ryan Kavanaugh

Executive Ryan Kavanaugh is a top producer and global media leader based in Los Angeles. He rose to prominence as the founder of Relativity Media, a diversified international media company and studio. Kavanaugh grew the company from a small startup to one of the largest private film and television studios in Hollywood, with more than $17 billion in global box office revenue. Continue.

5 Illnesses That Merit a Sick Day for Your Kid

The school year is underway, full of opportunities for your child to learn new things, make new friends . . . and catch new illnesses. Although schools and daycares alike encourage families to help prevent the spread of sickness by keeping sick children at home, it’s not always easy for parents to know whether a sick day is truly warranted or whether their child’s symptoms don’t pose a risk [Read more]
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A Look at the Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

At Harry’s Haven—the specialized unit on the Motion Picture and Television Fund’s Wasserman Campus that is devoted to people living with Alzheimer’s disease—residents can benefit from a range of daily activities, created and supervised by a multidisciplinary team of caregivers, that promote physical, mental, and social well-being. The central aim of these activities is to help keep cogni[Read more]
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6 of the Biggest Myths about Alzheimer’s

Located in a quiet corner of the Motion Picture and Television Fund’s Wasserman Campus, Harry’s Haven is a specialized unit that provides accommodations and care for entertainment industry members with Alzheimer’s disease. At Harry’s Haven, 30 residents with dementia-related conditions can enjoy a safe and supportive living environment and the attention of a compassionate team of caregiver[Read more]
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5 Illnesses That Merit a Sick Day for Your Kid

5 Illnesses That Merit a Sick Day for Your Kid

The school year is underway, full of opportunities for your child to learn new things, make new friends . . . and catch new illnesses. Although schools and daycares alike encourage families to help prevent the spread of sickness by keeping sick children at home, it’s not always easy for parents to know whether a…

A Look at the Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

A Look at the Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

At Harry’s Haven—the specialized unit on the Motion Picture and Television Fund’s Wasserman Campus that is devoted to people living with Alzheimer’s disease—residents can benefit from a range of daily activities, created and supervised by a multidisciplinary team of caregivers, that promote physical, mental, and social well-being. The central aim of these activities is to…

6 of the Biggest Myths about Alzheimer’s

6 of the Biggest Myths about Alzheimer’s

Located in a quiet corner of the Motion Picture and Television Fund’s Wasserman Campus, Harry’s Haven is a specialized unit that provides accommodations and care for entertainment industry members with Alzheimer’s disease. At Harry’s Haven, 30 residents with dementia-related conditions can enjoy a safe and supportive living environment and the attention of a compassionate team…

What New Parents Need to Know about Newborn Screenings

What New Parents Need to Know about Newborn Screenings

Newborn screening tests are an important public health service that helps give all infants the best possible start in life. However, because these screenings are just one of many things that happen in the often overwhelming first few days after a baby’s birth, new parents often don’t know exactly what these tests involve or what…

How to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

How to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

One of the most important ways you can help your dog live a long and healthy life is by keeping them at an appropriate weight. You might not think it’s a big deal for your dog to be carrying a few more pounds than he should be, but in fact, studies have shown that overweight…

7 of the Best Home Remedies for Your Dog

7 of the Best Home Remedies for Your Dog

Did you know that you can help soothe and treat many of your dog’s everyday concerns and common ailments using simple household items? While you should always contact your vet first if your dog is feeling under the weather—even minor problems could be symptoms of a more serious underlying medical condition—you can also try these…

5 of the Biggest Myths about College Admissions

5 of the Biggest Myths about College Admissions

If you’re the first person in your family to be thinking about going to college, the admissions process can seem especially daunting. Where do you get started? How do you put together an application? How do you even choose which colleges you want to apply for? The College and Financial Aid Counseling program offered by…

Sponsors in the Spotlight – 5 Supporters of the Fulfillment Fund

Sponsors in the Spotlight – 5 Supporters of the Fulfillment Fund

As a 100 percent privately funded organization, the Fulfillment Fund gratefully enjoys a diverse range of funding sources including major gifts, foundation support, individual donations, corporate donations and sponsorships, and fundraising events. Thanks to the generosity of these organizations and individuals, the Fulfillment Fund is able to provide a variety of much-needed programs and services…

What You Need to Know About Donating Blood at Cedars-Sinai

What You Need to Know About Donating Blood at Cedars-Sinai

Did you know that, on average, someone in the United States needs blood every two seconds? At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center alone, approximately 60,000 units of blood and blood components are used every year for different aspects of patient treatment and care, including cancer treatments, emergency procedures, and transplant services. Despite this pressing need, in Los…

Spotlight on the COACH Program at Cedars-Sinai

Spotlight on the COACH Program at Cedars-Sinai

As a not-for-profit hospital, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is committed to ensuring that essential healthcare is accessible to those in greatest need. In support of this goal, Cedars-Sinai operates hundreds of community service and benefit programs targeting vulnerable, marginalized, and at-risk populations throughout the greater Los Angeles area. One of the most important community programs that…