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Diabetes & Mental Health

“Is mental health pretty low on your list of priorities for managing diabetes? This may change your mind. Mental health affects so many aspects of daily life—how you think and feel, handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. You can see how having a mental health problem could make it harder to stick to[…]

Skin Cancer Awareness

  “Plan your sun protection using these tips— -Seek shade, especially during late morning through mid-afternoon. -Wear clothing that covers your arms and legs. -Wear a hat with a wide brim that shades your face, head, ears, and neck. -Wear sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays. -Use sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher[…]

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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