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Safety First for National Safety Month

National Safety Month 2016

It’s National Safety Month, and we have some topics and tips to help you stay safe! Learn more now.

When Seconds Matter, Will You Be Ready?

Keep emergency numbers nearby
Always watch children around water
Become certified in First Aid and CPR
Preparing today can make a difference tomorrow
Safeguard Your Health

Be aware of medication interactions
Keep medicine up and away from children
Ask about alternatives to opioid painkillers
Reach for safer medicine
Watch Out for Dangers

Secure your furniture to avoid tip-overs
Fall-proof the bathrooms of older adults
Pay attention to where you are walking
Being safe means being alert - all the time
Make Good Choices While Driving

Practice driving with teens, even after they get a license
As you age, learn how health conditions affect your driving
Focus on road instead of distractions
The roads belong to us all: Let's make safe choices

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Breaking the Barriers of Aphasia

National Aphasia Awareness Month

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month, which is a language disorder. Learn more about what it is and how to communicate around it.

Stroke is one of the most common causes of aphasia. Learn more about how strokes cause it.

Strokes and Aphaisia's Relationship

 

Living with the disorder can be lonely and difficult. Get advice from the experts on living with it.

Looking for communication tips after a stroke? Watch videos from the American Heart Association.

 

Bridging communication gaps between stroke victims and their families is key. Expand your comfort zone.

Bridging Communication Gaps

 

As technology advances, there are many helpful tools you can try to help.

Technology for Helping with Aphasia