Depression

Living with Depression: Tips for Seniors on Where to Find Help

Guest post by Teresa Greenhill of Mental Health For Seniors

Depression can be a devastating issue for anyone, but for seniors, it can affect their quality of life and lead to multiple mental and physical issues. While there are many causes — such as loneliness, illness, and mental health disorders — depression is often difficult to self-diagnose and can occur with other issues, meaning it’s important to find good healthcare with a professional who can help.

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol Awareness Month in April

April 2019 is the 33rd annual alcohol awareness month and is sponsored by NCADD. This year’s theme for Alcohol Awareness Month is “Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow”.

The goal of Alcohol Awareness Month is to educate everyone possible about the dangers of abusing alcohol, increase awareness, and to encourage people to reach out to the public about recovery and help reduce the stigma associated with the disease of alcoholism.

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colorectal cancer

Colorectal Cancer

What is colorectal cancer?

It is important to note first that colorectal cancer can be detected by screening from your Primary Care Provider (PCP).

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is known by a couple of other names like “bowel cancer” and “colon cancer”. This type of cancer develops from the colon. The colon is the final part of the digestive system in the large intestine. It is considered to be an important plumbing system that removes waste products from the body.

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