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November is National Family Caregivers Month!!

The theme for National Family Caregivers Month November 2015 is “Respite: Care for Caregivers”

10 Tips for Family Caregivers

Here are 10 Tips for Family Caregivers provided by Caregiver Action Network. www.caregiveraction.org

10 Things Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities Should Know

Understanding Developmental Disabilities;Essential Early Interventions; Special Education and Related Services; Children with Special Health Care Needs; The Transition to Adulthood; Self-Determination; Housing and Transportation Options; Securing Your Child’s Future; Organizations for Children and Their Families; Rights of Parents and Children with Disabilities

Federal Program Helps Reduce Risk of Falls among Older Adults

HHS-supported study tests falls intervention program More than one in three people age 65 years or older falls each year. But a fall prevention program developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is helping to reduce both the risk of falls among older adults, and the subsequent need for long-term care. The program includes personalized recommendations based on in-home assessments of health, fall history, home environment and medications. Learn more about preventing falls.

HIV and AIDS: Know the Facts Treatments Work, but Prevention Is Key

Today, people infected with HIV—the virus that causes AIDS—can live full, healthy lives, in large part because of medicines and other discoveries made with NIH support. Read more about HIV prevention and treatment.

Happy Nurses Week!!

National Nurses Week May 6th - May 12th. The National Nurses Week 2015 theme "Ethical Practice. Quality Care." recognizes the importance of ethics in nursing and acknowledges the strong commitment, compassion and care nurses display in their practice and profession

Study Finds Doctors Often Ignore Parents' Concerns about Autism in Young Children

A new study suggests that delays in diagnosing and treating autism often occur when doctors ignore parents' concerns about their child's early development. The medical records of more than 1,400 children with autism were compared with those of 2,100 children with other types of developmental delays. Doctors were 14 percent less likely to conduct developmental tests or refer the children with suspected autism to a specialist, compared to the children with other types of delays.

Brigance Brigade Foundation 5.7k run / 1 mile walk

In Honor Of Former Baltimore Ravens Player O.J. Brigance's Jersey Number (57), Trustworthy Staffing Solutions will be joining with the Zeta Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma to participate in the Brigance Brigade 5.7k run/ 1 Mile Walk on Saturday April 25, 2015. Register with TEAM-BLUE https://register.racepartner.com/BriganceBrigade Donate to TEAM-BLUE at http://brigancebrigade.racepartner.com/Fundraising/Team-Blue

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