Fall Prevention Month: How You Can Help a Family Member

Posted on Nov 15, 2017 at 12:00 PM

As Closing the Gap recognizes the third year of Fall Prevention Month, we continuously strive to raise awareness of this important health risk that the elderly and physically limited populations face every day. Fall prevention is a collaborative effort between family members and the healthcare community. Together, we can make sure that our parents, grandparents, and family members are safe no matter where they are. Here are some important things we can all do to help lower the risk of falling.

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Topics: Fall Prevention Month, helping others, Healthcare in the Community, Awareness and Prevention, low mobility

Why Everyone Should Celebrate National Social Work Month

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 at 11:32 AM

March is National Social Work Month, and at Closing the Gap, we understand how important this profession is to the communities and families we serve. Whether or not you have been directly involved with social work, we guarantee that there is someone close to you whose life was enriched by the care of a social worker. We owe many of our freedoms to these individuals. For that, they should be celebrated.

 

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Topics: helping others, health care, social justice, human rights, adoption, foster care, government organizations, school boards, children, disease, national social work month

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