When living your “golden years,” focus often turns to the more relaxing things in life and exercise may not always be at the top of your agenda. However, staying fit and healthy is as important as ever as a senior. May 27th is National Senior Health & Fitness Day, and at LeBauer HealthCare we want to help you stay in shape and get the most out of your retirement years.Read More
Archive for May, 2015
As the weather starts to heat up, there’s a lot to look forward to – laying out by the pool, trips to the beach, walks in the park. But as the temperature rises, so does the risk of heat-related health problems. From heat cramps to heat stroke, what was a fun activity when the weather was cool can become dangerous without the right precautions and care. May 22 is Heat Safety Awareness Day, and at LeBauer HealthCare, our Primary Care team is working to make sure you’re informed on the dangers of heat, and how you can stay healthy this summer.Read More
It’s easy to take your nervous system for granted. After all, it’s not something you really “use,” it just always works. But what about when your nervous system stops working like it should? This is reality for nearly 20 million Americans who suffer from Neuropathy. With symptoms ranging from weakness and numbness to issues with vision and hearing, neuropathy impacts patients with a variety of unpleasant effects. May 13-17 was National Neuropathy Awareness Week, and at LeBauer HealthCare, we are working to continue the mission of the week by educating the community on this condition, as well as how it can be treated.Read More
The theme for Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2015 is Mental Health is Fundamental. The National Federation of Families encourages everyone, everywhere to use the week of May 3rd-9th, 2015 to educate communities about children’s mental health, to combat stigma, and advocate for increased access to effective mental health services and support. Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week is a time to highlight positive mental health practices and social development for all children and youth.
Join the National Federation of Families and LeBauer Behavioral Medicine in sending out the following messages:
• Mental health is essential to overall health and well-being.
• Serious emotional and mental health disorders in children and youth are real and treatable.
• Children and youth with mental health challenges and their families deserve access to support and services that are family driven, youth guided and culturally appropriate.
• Values of acceptance, dignity and social inclusion should be promoted throughout all communities for children, youth and families.
• Family and youth voice is a valued asset in determining appropriate services and interventions.
• End Stigma!
Don’t wait. Take steps today to contact LeBauer Behavioral Medicine for your family to learn more about services that can help.Read More