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There are hundreds of products that either advertise to help boost your immune system or people promote them, claiming they reduce certain ailments.  Unfortunately not all of them work or might not be right for you.  Everyone gets sick at some point in their lives,...

Showing kindness can be an intentional act or something that you demonstrate out of reaction or habit.  Showing kindness can make others feel good and can also make you feel good too.  What are some ways that you show kindness to others?  Here are some...

Health numeracy is another form of health literacy. Health numeracy involves understanding statistics, graphs, probabilities and numbers on health and then applying them to your health decisions. Health numeracy is used as another way to help us understand health information. By itself, health information can...

Health literacy is utilizing information we receive to make appropriate decisions about our health. Health literacy is important for us to be able to understand our health and communicate efficiently with health professionals. Without a background in health, reading, writing and understanding health literacy can...

Caregivers are an essential role in many people’s lives. Whether caring for a family member or friend, caregiving is provided by over 65 million adults in the United States according to the Caregiver Action Network.  Caregiving is a full-time job for some and a part...

Emotional support is something we all need to receive.  Emotional support can include the demonstration of support, concern, encouragement or love for another person.  Often, we provide emotional support to other people, both personal and professional.  There are many different types of emotional support and...

Hand washing is just as important as ever before, to help prevent the spread of germs. While hand washing is a requirement at any medical facility, many individuals follow the practice on a day-to-day basis at home. One of the ways germs can come in...

The month of October is dedicated each year as residents’ rights, which focuses on individuals living in long-term care facilities. A long-term care facility provides services to those who are no longer able to live independently. As a resident of a long-term care facility, there...

What do you think of when someone says the fall season? Fall can represent leaves falling, cooler weather, certain foods and drinks, warmer clothing, outdoor activities, and so much more! Taking the time to enjoy your favorite parts of fall can bring about feelings of...

The month of September celebrates national recovery month.  For those who are in recovery or perhaps you are supporting someone who is, it is important to recognize the significance of this milestone.  For others who are still struggling with addiction, it is not too late...

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