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Diabetes self-management program workshop begins
Living Well with Diabetes is a fun, interactive six week workshop to help people with type 2 diabetes better manage their health. This evidence-based program is provided by Davis County Health Depa...
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caregiver educational class set
Davis County Health Department’s Family Caregiver Support Program offers the remaining summer class for individuals who care for family members that are older and/or frail.
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Cycling isn’t just for kids anymore Older adults do benefit from this exercise
Cycling is a great source of exercise for people suffering from arthritis, as well as for others who may have chronic conditions. Riding a stationary or upright bicycle offers good cardiovascular e...
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Prevent falls with Stepping On workshop in Layton
Do not let the fear of falling keep you from living. Stepping On is an evidence-based program proven to reduce falls and build confidence in older people.
Aug 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gum disease not a normal part of aging
In its early stages, gum disease may be relatively painless, but as gum disease progresses it may cause sore gums and pain when chewing.
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Stay active with time to spare
Being physically active above your usual activities, no matter what your level of activity, can have many health benefits, including lowering your cancer risk.
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7-week workshop helps prevent falls among older adults
by Jamie Weston
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Every 14 seconds an older adult experiences a fall that causes serious injury and leads them to seek treatment from an emergency room.
Having trouble paying for your prescription meds?
Jul 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Depending on your income, you may qualify for extra help from a Medicare Savings Program.
Caregiver educational classes offered in Davis County
Jul 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Davis County Health Department’s Family Caregiver Support Program is offering classes for individuals who care for family members that are older and/or frail.
Don’t let your arthritis keep you from enjoying the great outdoors
by Linda J. Brown
Jul 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The traditional notion of hiking – heavy boots, a backpack and a twisting, hilly trail – sounds more like a recipe for sore knees, achy hips and tender feet than a good way to spend a day outside a...
Medicare 101 classes offered
Jul 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you have questions about your Medicare benefits? Davis County Health Department’s Senior Services offers a one-hour free class providing information about Medicare options, enrollment, and benef...
Veterans engage other veterans for community impact with RSVP
Jul 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Veterans have a history of answering the Call to Service for our country, and they continue to report for duty as community volunteers here at home.
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DURANT, Miss. (AP) -- Friends and colleagues who knew two nuns killed in their Mississippi home are gathering Sunday to remember them, as authorities continue to investigate the harrowing crime that shocked people in the small communities where the women committed their lives to helping the poor....
2016-08-27 23:27:59 -0600
The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: waste, questionable intentions and little oversight....
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