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7-week workshop helps prevent falls among older adults
Every 14 seconds an older adult experiences a fall that causes serious injury and leads them to seek treatment from an emergency room.
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Having trouble paying for your prescription meds?
Depending on your income, you may qualify for extra help from a Medicare Savings Program.
Jul 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caregiver educational classes offered in Davis County
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.
Jul 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t let your arthritis keep you from enjoying the great outdoors
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...
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Medicare 101 classes offered
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...
Jul 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans engage other veterans for community impact with RSVP
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.
Jul 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elder abuse – silent victims, silent crime
by Becky Ginos
Jun 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
LAYTON—Getting old shouldn’t make you become invisible, but often the elderly are treated as second-class citizens who don’t really matter anymore in society. Sometimes that neglect leads to abuse.
Summer caregiver educational class
Jun 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Davis County Health Department’s Family Caregiver Support Program is offering a series of classes for individuals who care for family members that are older and/or frail.
Do you have Medicare concerns about care from a doctor or hospital?
Jun 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Medicare members, are you concerned that you did not receive the right care from a doctor or at a hospital? Our physicians can review your medical record and determine if you received the proper ca...
Medicare 101 class scheduled
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Are you turning 65 or are preparing to retire? Have you asked yourself these questions: How, When, and Where do I sign up for Medicare?
Elder Abuse Awareness Day observed in June
by Morganne Housley
Jun 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is Wednesday, June 15. Everyone is encouraged to wear purple that day to help spread awareness against elder abuse.
Volunteers feed homebound seniors in Davis County
by Viki Bowman
Jun 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
In a recent local survey, Davis County Health Department’s Senior Services staff learned that 15 percent of homebound individuals receiving home delivered meals, commonly known as Meals on Wheels, ...
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate narrowed down the wide pool of potential heirs for the late superstar's fortune on Friday, ruling out nearly 30 claimants while ordering genetic testing for six purported family members....
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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- One San Diego police officer was killed and another was wounded in a shootout following a late-night traffic stop, authorities said Friday. A suspect was wounded and taken into custody a short time later and hours later police surrounded a home as they searched for man described as a possible accomplice....
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