Serving area of Chatham, Durham, Granville, Franklin, Johnston, Nash and Wake Counties.

Ways to Help Seniors Manage Diabetes

Diabetes is a progressive disease that needs to be managed well and treated by medical professionals. Managing diabetes in our golden years can be especially difficult whether we have experience with the disease or not. Here are a few tips that will...

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Diabetes Awareness Month

November is officially Diabetes Awareness Month!Diabetes is one of the most prominent chronic illnesses in the United States. It does not discriminate, anyone of any age, color, race, ethnicity, income level, etc. can have diabetes. Diabetes is...

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October is Mental Health Awareness Month

What is mental health? Is it just your emotions or memory? Is it something that only “crazy” people must worry about? Aren’t most mental health “issues” hereditary? Mental health is defined by the CDC as each person’s emotional,...

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What is Health Literacy and Why Should We Care?

What is health literacy? Health literacy is the ability to receive and understand a diagnosis, know your options for treatment, and then make decisions based upon the knowledge you have.  Health literacy is important for all people young, old,...

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October is Health Literacy Month!

Health Literacy is important, especially for older people and people with long-term disabilities or ailments.  Health literacy is the ability to understand what you are told about your health and make confident decisions about your health care and...

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Assisting in the Event of a Heart Attack or Stroke

It is absolutely imperative when working with senior citizens that you know the signs, symptoms, and first aid procedures if someone is having a heart attack or stroke. ***Remember that for heart attacks and strokes, any number of the listed...

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