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Let's Move! Toolkit for Faith Communities
Let's Move! Toolkit for Faith Communities
First Lady Michelle Obama is calling all faith and community leaders to help with her "Let's Move" initiative, which focuses on fighting childhood obesity. Visit the link for a free toolkit designed for faith communities.
Older Adult Ministries of The Episcopal Church
Older Adult Ministries of The Episcopal Church
  • How do we recognize, honor, and utilize the experience, wisdom, and gifts of  "older" adults?
  • How do we develop ministries that integrate and weave multiple generations together spiritually?
  • How do we cultivate Christ's message of hope and service for older adults, families, and their caregivers?
  • How do we examine, explore, and create innovative and contemporary liturgical, spiritual, and service ministries by, with, and for all generations in the Body of Christ?

This website includes the wonderful resource 'Aging is Changing' available as a free download.

10 Tips Nutrition Education Series
10 Tips Nutrition Education Series

The Ten Tips Nutrition Education Series provides consumers and professionals with high quality, easy-to-follow tips in a convenient, printable format. These are perfect for posting on a refrigerator (or bathroom stall).

These tips and ideas are a starting point. You will find a wealth of suggestions here that can help you get started toward a healthy diet. Choose a change that you can make today, and move toward a healthier you. These tips are also available in Spanish.

Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.

filed under Secular, Handouts, Español     tags Alzheimer's, Aging
Flu.gov
Flu.gov
Provides comprehensive government-wide information on pandemic influenza and avian influenza for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policy makers, government and business leaders, school systems, and local communities.
filed under Secular, Español     tags Disaster Preparedness, Flu
CareNotes
CareNotes
Publishers of CareNotes and other support literature that bring messages of hope and compassion to those in need. For example, the booklet "When Alzheimer 'Steals' the Loved One You Know" provides a framework for families dealing with the loss of their relationship with their loved one. Also available: 'How a Parish Nurse Can Help'.
filed under Handouts, Español     tags Program Ideas
Healthcare.gov
Healthcare.gov

Healthcare.gov has changed to help you get ready for the launch of the Health Insurance Marketplace on October 1. Answer a few questions to learn about qualifying for lower costs.

Learn about the Health Insurance Marketplace & your new coverage options.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation's largest grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. NAMI has a national organization as well as state organizations and local affiliates in more than 1,100 communities across the country.

Through the dedicated efforts of grassroots leaders, NAMI focuses on three cornerstones of activity that offer hope, reform and health: Support, Education and Advocacy.
filed under Secular, Español     tags Mental Health
Medicare and Prescription Help
Medicare and Prescription Help
The official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration provides many resources, including registering for benefits, checking application status, and how to get help with prescription drug costs.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance Program
Partnership for Prescription Assistance Program
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free. They offer a single point of access to more than 475 public and private programs, including nearly 200 offered by pharmaceutical companies.