Every 92 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted; and every 9 minutes a child is sexually assulted.1 The numbers are heartbreaking. Each year, approximately 430,000 people living in the United States experience sexual assault, some of them children.2 Data from 2018 estimated that 734,630 people were raped (threatened, attempted, or completed) in the U.S.Continue reading “Sexual Assault Awareness Month”
A few years ago, I noticed several dialysis centers popping up around Maryland and DC. It seemed like there was one on almost every other corner. The amount of dialysis centers in my area has become so alarming that one of my former co-workers spoke about it during a meeting, as we tried to thinkContinue reading “World Kidney Day”
Did you know November is National Diabetes Month? Read about my personal story here and learn the basics of diabetes prevention and management.
Did you know that you can prevent medication errors by practicing medication management? Read how here!
Did you know that September 21-25 is National Fall Prevention Week? Read here to learn more.
Did you know there are 4 categories of exercise that can help you stay active and independent as you age? Read here!
It’s no secret that older adults have specific mental health needs. According to the National Council on Aging, one in four older adults experience a mental health disorder like dementia, depression, and anxiety; and that number is expected to increase to 15 million by 2030. 1 With the unexpected impact of COVID-19, it is likelyContinue reading “Older Adult Mental Health During COVID-19”