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Honoring Fall Prevention Awareness Day

How’s your balance? Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures, and responsible for more than half of fatal head injuries. Join us during Fall Prevention Awareness Day in learning…

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Commemorating Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. Children, young adults, and older Americans can have high cholesterol. The good news is that people can prevent heart disease by controlling those risk factors that can be modified. By…

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Honoring World Alzheimer’s Month

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, yet, 2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their countries. Join us in honoring World Alzheimer’s Month to raise awareness and challenges the stigma that…

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Recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month

Vaccines not only help protect us and those we love from getting these diseases, but they also help prevent spreading diseases to those that are unvaccinated. Immunizations are not just for children. Protection from some childhood vaccines can wear off over time. Adults may also be at risk for vaccine-preventable diseases due to age, job,…

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Celebrating National Eye Exam Month

For many of us, July marks the halfway point of summer vacation and soon preparations for returning to school will begin. Getting a vision exam is a part of that process. The Vision Council of America notes that 12.2 million Americans require some sort of vision correction but don’t use any. Nearly 50% of parents…

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