What the Flu is Going On in Alabama?

February 28, 2019 Hannah Green
Influenza–like illness is at 7.30% statewide. This represents a decrease in the number of patients visiting their doctor with flu-like symptoms as compared to last week, although it is still above baseline ï Geographic spread** was reported as widespread to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ï During the last three weeks, Influenza
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A New Year a New You for Seniors

February 28, 2019 Hannah Green
About half of Americans make some type of New Year’s resolutions, although, studies show only about 8% are successful in achieving them.  Why?  Often because they set a goal that is simply too high.  Here are some realistic ways seniors can improve their lives and wellbeing year-round and are also easily attainable. Updating your legal
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April is Stress Awareness Month

April 2, 2019 Rick Singleton
April is the month of Stress Awareness and if anyone is likely to feel stressed out, they are probably a caregiver! The focus this month is to be aware of your levels of stress. It sounds simple, but when you feel stress, getting into the habit of noticing helps you manage it better, understand your
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Older Americans Month 2019: Connect, Create, Contribute

May 3, 2019 Rick Singleton
Each year, more and more older adults are making a positive impact in and around Etowah County. As volunteers, employees, employers, educators, mentors, advocates, and more, they offer insight and experience that benefit the entire community. That’s why Older Americans Month (OAM) has been recognizing the contributions of this growing population for 56 years. Led
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