Archives: November 2011

November is National Family Caregiver Month

In 1994, the National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) began promoting the celebration of family caregivers during the week of Thanksgiving. President Clinton signed the first presidential proclamation in 1997 and every president since has issued an annual proclamation appreciating family caregivers. As interest grew in family caregiving issues, National Family...

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10 Myths About Falls from NCOA

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) has published myths related to falling. According to the NCOA, many people think falls are a normal part of aging. The truth is, they’re not. Most falls can be preventedäóîand you have the power to reduce your risk.Œæ Exercising, managing your medications, having your...

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