World Sickle Cell Day

“This World Sickle Cell Day (observed every year on June 19), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is raising awareness around sickle cell disease and ‘transition.’   Transition is the process of young people with sickle cell disease (SCD), a genetic blood disorder, learning to become more responsible for their health and transferring[…]

Are You at Risk for Lupus?

Are You at Risk for Lupus? . Systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE, is the most common and serious type of lupus and can affect people of all ages, including children. However, women of childbearing age—15 to 44 years—have the highest risk. SLE affects women far more than men (estimates range from 4 to 12 women[…]

3 Ways to Respond to Caregiver Criticism

Getting criticized is unpleasant, especially from family or friends who don’t lift a finger to help care for your older adult! When you get a hurtful comment, take a deep breath and try to stay as calm as possible. Then, try one of these responses. If it makes you feel any better, your calmness will[…]

Travel for Alzheimer’s Patients

Millions of Americans take to the roadways and to the sky during the holidays to head to relatives’ homes. But for caregivers traveling with a loved one with Alzheimer’s, there tend to be common trouble spots that arise. With a little preparation, you can focus on creating holiday memories rather than unexpected snafus. #1: Flying[…]

Career opportunities.

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Skin Cancer

“Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and includes different types. Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays causes most cases of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer. To lower your skin cancer risk, protect your skin from the sun and avoid indoor tanning. Sun Safety Tips 🔈Plan your sun protection using[…]

Ground Water.

“Much of the water we use comes from the ground. Learn more about ground water, the threats to its safety, and how to protect its sources during Ground Water Awareness Week.   Clean water is one of the world’s most precious resources. People use water every day for many activities, such as drinking, bathing, recreation,[…]

Power Outage Preparation

There are a lot of people still without power and another storm approaching. Please make sure you are prepared. Bottled Water Batteries Candles Matches Put gas in your cars make sure your carbon monoxide detectors have new batteries charge cell phones get coolers ready and have plenty of ice on hand to help food not[…]