• Managing Bedbug Infestations

    Click on the Link above and then read about Managing Bedbug Infestations HERE.

  • Influenza (Flu) & Flu Vaccine Updates 2013-2014

    Influenza (flu) season is once again here and is important to consider a preventative program for you and your family. The flu virus is unpredictable and can be severe as flu related deaths over a period of 30 years from 1976 and 2006 have ranged from 3,000 to a high of about 49,000 deaths. Flu is considered highly contagious and is spread by the influenza virus that infects the nose, throat, and lungs.

  • Emergency Preparedness

    It is important for you, family and /or caregiver to have an emergency disaster plan. Natural occurring disasters and human caused disasters can strike at any time and any place. There are three actions one may take to prepare, make a difference and save lives: get a kit, make a plan, and be informed.

  • Risk of Heat-Related Problems Increases with Age

    Hyperthermia is the name given to a variety of heat-related illnesses that can include heat stroke, heat fatigue, heat syncope (sudden dizziness after exercising in the heat), heat cramps and heat exhaustion. Older adults are particularly at risk for developing heat-related illness because the ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become less efficient with age. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has some advice for helping older pe...

  • Advocate Guide Medicare Preventive Care Benefit

    This fact sheet is a troubleshooting guide for advocates who are assisting beneficiaries as they navigate the new coverage of preventive services in Medicare. A companion fact sheet, Medicare’s New Preventive Care Benefit: What It Means for You, written especially for Medicare consumers, explains how the new benefit works and what is covered.

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