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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, law enforcement saw a spike in domestic violence brought on by stressors as people spent more time at home. What you should know is it was always there in some sort … more
Communities across Arizona are experiencing many challenges — from navigating a global pandemic to feeling the effects of climate change as our cities become hotter and our water resources … more
The holidays can be both enjoyable and stressful. The hustle and bustle may cause fatigue and overstimulation in someone living with dementia, leading to confusion, anxiety or agitation. … more
October is National Physical Therapy Month and 2021 commemorates 100 years of the American Physical Therapy Association as a member association for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students. more
The evidence is undisputed. What you don’t know can damage your hearing for life. Noise-induced hearing loss is probably the biggest global public health emergency you’ve never heard of. The World Health Organization says one of every five U.S. teens (ages 12–19) has a measurable hearing loss likely from loud noise. more
Choosing a career path with true “meaning” is something that many people talk about, but not many people do. The idea of working for a greater good and turning it into a profession is an ideal that many individuals struggle with and often have trouble shifting into a reality.  more
Hospice of the Valley chaplain Ken Collins remembers visiting a patient with ALS who was no longer able to speak, but used eye contact to type on a computer. Ken had no idea she would pass away soon afterwards, and was stunned when the woman’s husband revealed one of her last wishes — I want Ken to lead my memorial service. more
On behalf of the long term care industry, we appreciate the recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the Food and Drug Administration to approve a booster shot of … more
This is the true story of a cancer caregiver who I think represents so many others. She is “retired” but volunteers and keeps busy, but her first thought every morning when she wakes up … more
The Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing celebrates Deaf Awareness Week September 20-26 to promote and raise awareness about the language, culture and diversity of the deaf community worldwide — “Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities” is this year’s theme. more
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