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Each month Home Helpers will be highlighting one of many health awareness and healthy living campaigns. These campaigns are organized to help bring health topics to a focus for the public to learn more about them as well as offering tips and resources.
With the New Year comes new beginnings and goals for individuals that they want to achieve. Getting organized is a perfect resolution and goal for the New Year.
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) including stroke and heart attack, are the nation's #1 killer. Help raise awareness about CVD in February with American Heart Month, going on since 1963.
With over 2/3 of all adults being overweight, eating healthy needs to be a priority. Good nutrition helps your body as well as promotes healthy habits all around.
Nearly one million people in the United States and 4.1 million worldwide are affected by Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease chronically affects movement and coordination in patients and worsens over time.
Arthritis impacts an estimated 50 million U.S. adults and affects people in over 100 different diseases and conditions attacking joints, the tissue around joints and other connective tissue.
Seniors are constantly the victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation, even by people they trust most. Help raise awareness for seniors who are typically too scared or unable to report the abuse.
As people age, maintaining their independence should be a priority. Celebrating that independence is crucial to keeping the aging individual positive and upbeat.
Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in people age 55 and older. Cataracts form when the eye's lens becomes clouded with an opaque film that blocks any light entering the eye.
Falls are the leading cause of injury death for older Americans and nearly one out of three adults aged 65 and older will fall each year. Promoting awareness and educating the public on how to prevent and reduce falls among older adults will help limit falls and keep seniors healthier.
Bringing home a baby can be extremely joyous and stressful at the same time. Learning how to babyproof the home and proper baby safety techniques will help protect the child as it grows.
Breast cancer is the second largest leading cancer and cancer death in women. Promoting breast cancer awareness and how women can detect breast cancer early helps to improve women's chances of beating the disease.
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive brain disease that is irreversible. As the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, it is crucial that we raise awareness on Alzheimer's and make strides towards finding a cure.
The holidays are a wonderful time to share with your loved ones. It's a great time to catch up with friends and family and reminisce about all the memories you share. It's also the perfect time to see how loved ones are functioning mentally and physically.