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The Fear Of Falling… What To Do About It

Issue 9.10

The U.S. population continues to age, with population of older adults projecting to increase 50 percent by 2020, and double by 2030. As a result, health care organizations and providers are paying closer attention to preventing falls with seniors. The […]

How’s Our Health Over The Past Decade?… The Good News And The Bad News

Issue 5.10

In the year 2000, the government, under a program titled, “Healthy People”, set some health goals for the nation to reach by the year 2010. The results were a mixture of both positive and negative. For one, there are more […]

Get Out And Walk!… St. George’s Annual Alzheimer’s Memory Walk

Issue 43.09

Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease affecting more than five million people in the US (30,000 in Utah alone). Utah has the second fastest growing rate in the country—a staggering 45% increase in Alzheimer’s cases from 2000-2010! The Utah Chapter offers […]