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Communication With a Loved One Who Is Living With Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on June 22, 2021 - June Is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. This is a time that we focus on the 50 million people who are living with Alzheimer’s disease—and also on the many millions of family members and friends who are supporting their well-being. Family caregiving is hard work, especially when a loved one is living with memory loss. There is hands-on care, piles of paperwork and watchful responsibilities. Yet many family members report that of these tasks, the most challenging is communicating with their loved one.

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Vaccine Effectiveness

Posted on June 17, 2021 - Clinical trials showed COVID-19 vaccines currently used in the United States prevent COVID-19. Now CDC and partners are evaluating how well COVID-19 vaccines work in real-world conditions. COVID-19 vaccines are an essential tool to help protect people from COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 is to follow CDC’s recommendations, including getting a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is available to you.

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Set a Good Example on Father’s Day

Posted on June 15, 2021 - June 20 is Father’s Day. June 14 – 20, 2021 is Men’s Health Week, and men are urged to focus on their health at this time—and to set a good example for the younger generation.

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V-Safe

Posted on June 10, 2021 - Safety is a top priority while federal partners work to make COVID-19 vaccines available to anyone recommended to get one. Safety is considered before any vaccine is recommended for use.

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Kaiser Study: 90% of Patients’ End-of-Life Goals Met After Advance Care Planning

Posted on June 8, 2021 - Do advance directives and end-of-life discussions really increase the likelihood that your care preferences will be followed? A new study reveals some good news.

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