Health & Wellness

Increased Health Literacy = Better Health, Savings and Less Frustration

Increased Health Literacy = Better Health, Savings and Less Frustration 2560 939 AEPC Health

Whether you’re seeking routine medical care, making an unexpected trip to the emergency room, or getting treatment for a serious illness, it’s common to encounter unfamiliar words, intimidating procedures or…

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The Strengths of Aging: How Individuals and Society Benefit From Elders

The Strengths of Aging: How Individuals and Society Benefit From Elders 2560 1707 AEPC Health

When we say someone is “young at heart,” we’re usually describing qualities found in young people: attributes such as a readiness to play, laugh and look at the world through…

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COVID-19 vaccines for children: what parents want to know

COVID-19 vaccines for children: what parents want to know 2560 1707 AEPC Health

With a new school year just around the corner, parents are thinking about more than back-to-school clothes and supplies for their kids this year. Memories of remote learning from the…

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Telehealth Or In-Person: How to Decide

Telehealth Or In-Person: How to Decide 2122 1500 AEPC Health

In a matter of months, COVID-19 changed our doctor visit routines. Both healthcare providers and patients who would have never considered a virtual telehealth platform flocked to them throughout 2020…

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A pillar of good health: sleep

A pillar of good health: sleep 2560 1920 AEPC Health

With more daylight hours and COVID-19 restrictions easing, many Americans are enjoying staying up late and being active outside this summer. While activity is a pillar of good health, it’s…

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How seeing a doctor saved one firefighter from cancer

How seeing a doctor saved one firefighter from cancer 2560 1440 AEPC Health

June is Men’s Health Month – a good time to encourage early and preventive care. Plus, some men express resistance about seeing a doctor. Here are ways to get past…

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Life is better in motion!

Life is better in motion! 2560 1709 AEPC Health

National Senior Health and Fitness Day is May 26th this year, so let’s get moving seniors! While the recommendation to check with your doctor before starting an exercise program is solid…

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Who’s least hesitant to take the COVID-19 vaccine? Doctors.

Who’s least hesitant to take the COVID-19 vaccine? Doctors. 2560 1709 AEPC Health

If you ask someone who hasn’t been vaccinated yet the reason for their hesitancy, you’re likely to get a lot of different answers. But typically, whether their hesitancy is based…

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Connecting the dots: treatment = savings when it comes to substance use disorders

Connecting the dots: treatment = savings when it comes to substance use disorders 2400 800 AEPC Health

It’s a data point that should command our attention. The highest number of fatal drug overdoses ever recorded in the U.S. in a single year – 87,203 deaths in the…

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Obesity: “Willpower” explained

Obesity: “Willpower” explained 2560 1898 AEPC Health

Stories in last Friday’s Weekend Reading highlighted a pandemic related health concern many of us have noted over the last 12 months: weight gain among children and adults. Staying in…

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