National Healthcare Decisions Day is a way to draw more attention to end of life measures and the resources and mechanisms that are in place to help people. This week’s Friday Five gathers some motivation and tips to help you get started with your own planning and documentation.
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April 11th is National Pet Day, a time to highlight the unconditional love pets bring to our lives. Those of us who own a pet or two know just how special the relationship can be and if we’re honest we realize it’s probably more take than give. And as we’ve come to realize over the years animals have much more to give than simple companionship.
According to the World Health Organization’s latest findings, depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. This week’s Friday Five celebrates World Health Day and focuses on the WHO’s campaign, Depression: Let’s Talk.
The sixth annual AARP Innovation@50+ LivePitch event will take place April 12 – 13th. The event is a two day pitch competition for emerging startups in the caregiving technology and financial technology sectors.
During the month of April the HHS Office of Minority Health leads the observance of National Minority Health Month. According to the OMH, it is a time to raise awareness on issues impacting health disparities and health equity in America.
Each the American Public Health Association brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation.
The University of Rochester, in collaboration with West Health, is hosting the third annual d.health Summit at The NY Academy of Science on May 10. d.health Summit 2017 promises to be an engaging and informative event.
March 30th is National Doctors’ Day, a day established to recognize physicians, their work and their contributions to society and the community. This week’s Friday Five explains the interesting history behind Doctors’ Day and provides several ways to honor the important doctors in your life.
AARP has some strong opinions about the GOP’s proposed bill, the American Health Care Act. This week’s Friday Five highlights what steps AARP is taking to oppose the bill, some facts Americans need to know about it and what can be done to help.