If you or someone you care about has been told they have dense breasts, we can help answer your questions. Find out more in this three-minute video featuring...
Why Inter-Faith Community Services?
Inter-Faith Community Services www.ifcs.org is connecting people with resources in the South Denver area... and impacting the lives of those who need ...
Why It Matters: Community Services League
Often times when people hear Community Services League, they think it is a food pantry. President and CEO of Community Services League, Doug Cowan, provided ...
How interested are you in local news?
Do you care what the Commissioners are up to? Who got elected to the School Board? The latest community fundraiser? Or are you mostly interested in who got arrested or in a car wreck? And where do you get your local news? Somd.com? Baynet? SMNewsNet? The local papers? Do you like to...
How Community Gardens Connect Seniors to Fresh Food and to Their Pasts
Innovative garden programs for seniors can help a vulnerable population stay healthy.
Tips for Choosing a Senior Independent Living Community
Adam DeSantis, director of community relations at Eastwyck Village (www.eastwyckseniorliving.com/) in North Greenbush, N.Y., talks about downsizing an...
'The community doesn't want what is proposed'
More than 1,500 people responded online and more than 1,000 people signed a petition to keep a new Vigo County Jail located next to the courthouse, rather than a proposed
Worthington Community Information Night for Issues 9 & 10
If you have questions about the incremental operating levy and bond appearing on the November 6th ballot, please attend the Community Information Night on Thursday, October 18th from 7:30-9pm at the Worthington Education Center 200 E Wilson Bridge Road in Worthington. Senior school district officials and community members such as the Co-chairs of the Facilities Task Force and Levy Committee will explain Issues 9 & 10 and answer questions.
How community health workers are linking remote communities to health systems
The World Health Organisation estimates that 3.7 billion people across the world – nearly half of the global population – lack access to quality healthcare A combination of distance and poverty means that people living in rural and remote communities often die needlessly from preventable and treatable diseases like pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria, malnutrition, as well as from the complications of childbirth. Working together, community health workers…
Infographic: Top Physician Information Sources by Mobile Device « Healthcare Intelligence Network
As physician practices prepare for significant changes in 2014, many are looking to new technologies and information sources to drive efficiency and ensure quality of care Seventy-two percent of physicians use smart phones to access drug information such as dosage calculators, side effects and interactions, according to a new infographic from Wolters Kluwer Health. This infographic also shows smart phones versus tablets regarding frequency of usage…
"What Kind of Exercise Routine?": Fitness & Exercise Community
WebMD: Get your body in shape with expert advice and member support.
How to Prepare Your Community for the Aging Population
By 2040, one in four Americans will be advanced in age, according to the U.S. Census. In order to prepare communities for the aging demographic, it has become increasingly essential for local governments to understand the needs and strengths of their older adult populations. National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) has surveyed thousands of older residentsRead more
How Are Hospital-Based ACOs Addressing Community Health?
How Are Hospital-Based ACOs Addressing Community Health? | At the intersection of health, health care, and policy.
How did you first join the hospice community?
I joined the hospice community in 1994 when my father announced he had lung cancer that had metastasized to his bones. I watched him fight valiantly through chemo and radiation and eventually succumb. He died in a hospital bed in our living room, a morphine pump providing subcutaneous pain relief, but only if my mother remembered to push the button. Twenty one years later, I joined the team at Gentiva Hospice in Albuquerque, New Mexico where I worked as an on-call RN one…
How to Find and Use Accessible Transportation in Your Community
What New 'Age-Friendly' Communities Will Be Like
By 2030, nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population will be 65 and older
How Senior Friendly Is Your Parents' Community?
Ensuring that your parents are living in a senior-friendly community helps to underscore and support your care efforts. Here are some things to look for.
Communities for Older Adults: What does the future hold?
What do older adults want? Most express the desire to stay in their own home as long as possible. We all dream of staying independent th...
Why Our Autism Community Loves Sheldon Cooper
This guest post is from Autism Speaks Staffer Kerry Magro, an adult with autism who is a national speaker and autism advocate. This post is part of an initiative on our site called “In
What Does It Mean to Be an Age-Friendly Community?
As you grow older, will your city or community be able to accommodate your needs?