Involving Communities in the Care and Engagement of Neighbors With Dementia

Involving communities in the care and engagement of neighbors with dementia

By Beverley Laubert, Director, Ohio Department of Aging

Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, is observed as World Alzheimer’s Day to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. Dementia is one of the most feared medical conditions in America. The word dementia is a broad term for brain failure that happens gradually and affects everyone differently.

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Brown Secures Amendment to Improve Early Detection of Black Lung among Miners in Final Package Set To Become Law

Brown Introduced Amendment to Health Spending Package to Increase Miner Participation in National Program that Detects Black Lung Disease

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today secured an amendment to the final Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (L-HHS) Appropriations Bill to boost participation in federal programs that detect and treat black lung disease among coal miners.… Read full story