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Stand By Me, the Delaware Financial Empowerment Partnership

Laura Gendreau, Program Manager of Kiss Your Landlord Goodbye, discussed Stand By Me, a joint project of the State of Delaware, the United Way of Delaware and other service providers and lending institutions.  The project teaches financial literacy, fraud prevention and enables families to plan for college, home ownership and  retirement.  Stand by Me offers…
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Magellan Behavioral Health of PA and Montgomery County discuss their upcoming health fair.

Magellan Behavioral Health of PA Vice President and General Manager, Jim Leonard,  and LeeAnn Moyer, Administrator of Montgomery County Managed Care Solutions, discussed details regarding providers, services and its programs.  They spoke about the importance of including mental and behavioral health in a comprehensive care plan.   In Montgomery County,  their programs with the Health…
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The discussion with the American Heart Association continues with Dr. Ray Blackwell.

Ray A. Blackwell, MD, Associate Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Christiana Care Cardiac Surgery, has been President of the Board of the New Castle County American Heart Association, and is currently serving the state chapter, he's here to discuss cardiovascular health and how to stay healthy, with diet and exercise tips, and to taut the successes…
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Women's heart health with Dr. Robin Horne and Dr. Megan Wenner, PhD

Dr. Megan Wenner, PhD, Assistant Professor at the University of Delaware in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, and clinical researcher at the Women's Cardiovascular Research Lab, and Dr. Robin Horn, Cardiologist at Christiana Care Health System, discussed women's heart health and the American Heart Association.  They spoke about women's cardiovascular changes as they mature and during…
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07/30/17 Carol Barnett, Planner with the DHSS Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities

spoke on services and resources available through her department,  including the 200 page Guide to everything from assisted living to Medicare and check-lists to use when searching for assistance, she discussed the need to plan ahead for aging in place, from planning for home modifications to in-home care, also, information about financial literacy classes, volunteer…
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07/23/17 Teresa Avery, Executive Director of Autism Delaware

discussed the organization which provides resources and services to families dealing with autism, including the nearly 1,900 students enrolled in public schools, she described the various manifestations of Autism, what is known and unknown about its causes, and the importance of early intervention.  She also discussed volunteer opportunities and the upcoming Blue Jean Ball.  For…
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06/09/17 Dr. Dani Carise, Chief Clinical Officer

of Recovery Centers of America, spoke about Opioid and Heroin addiction, how the US consumes most of the world's opioids, how the addiction cycle begins and the signs and treatments available; also how to help the family suffering with addiction and information about her treatment centers, Recovery Centers of America. For more information click here
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