Learn about how falls can be prevented in older adults and be screened for services privately in your home, community of faith, or other convenient location.
To stay well, you need more than luck. You need to be engaged with your health. The programs, tips and information below are here to give you support.
Falls Prevention Program
Behavioral Health Program
Program funded: February 2015 – February 2017
Coordinated by Community Health Center of Snohomish (CHC) and two behavioral health partners – Center for Human Services and Integrative Psychological and Social Services (iPASS) – this program links CHC patients to mental health support.
Back-to-School Health Fair
Program funded: August 2015
For the 4th consecutive year, Verdant supported the Back-to-School Fair offered for low-income students and families in the Edmonds School District. The health fair portion of the event includes free health exams, vision checks, immunizations and oral exams/fluoride varnish.
Behavioral Health Prevention Program
Program funded: July 2015 – June 2017
This Therapeutic Health Services program is focused on reducing the impact of substance use and mental health disorders for youth in middle and high schools. Therapists work in schools and with young people who are on probation, by offering assessments for early detection.
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Tips & Info
If you have arthritis, you may think you shouldn’t exercise because it could make your condition worse. But health care providers and physical therapists claim that people with arthritis can improve their health and fitness through exercise, without damaging their joints, according to the Arthritis Foundation.Learn More
While losing weight is difficult for many people, it is even more challenging to keep the weight off. Most people who lose a large amount of weight have regained it 2 to 3 years later. Read on for tips and strategies to help you maintain your weight loss.Learn More
Research continues to be done on how diet may affect the development of cancer. It has shown that eating fruits, vegetables, and grains may lower your risk of getting certain cancers. Some components of food including phytochemicals, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids, may play a role in decreasing the risk of developing cancer.Learn More
Do you know how much time youth spend on phones or other devices? What about TV? (The answer is, on average, 6.5 hours per day.) How is this time spent staring at screens impacting their health? Parenting a teenager today is different than it was 20 or even 10 years ago.Learn More
Aging can take a toll on teeth, and for many seniors paying for dental services is a serious concern because they can’t rely on their Medicare coverage.Learn More
You know that aging will likely cause you to develop wrinkles and gray hair. But do you know how the aging process will affect your teeth, heart and sexuality?Learn More
Metabolic syndrome greatly raises the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, stroke, or all three, so if your healthcare provider has mentioned this to you, please read on to educate yourself.Learn More
No question it’s tough to keep our cool when our children are unraveling. It’s especially a challenge when our children are rattled and over-run with anxiety.Learn More
Back-to-school season is just around the corner. It’s time for parents to gather school supplies and back packs. It’s also the perfect time to make sure your children are up to date on their vaccines.Learn More
Several law enforcement agencies, including the Edmonds Police Department, Lynnwood Police Department and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, will take back prescription and over-the-counter drugs on Saturday, April 30.Learn More