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Medline Plus for Senior Health

Services from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health include email updates tailored to the individual, tips for leading a healthy lifestyle and health information you can trust.

Let's Move

Let's Move!

America's plan for raising healthier kids has good information for all of us.

Healthy diet, recipes, information on being more active. Visit the Let's Move website.

New CPR Method

This is a new CPR technique which is much simpler. It is worth noting that the American Heart Association has updated its CPR guidelines and now advocates continuous chest compressions, a method developed at The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center.

Please view this very important video regarding the latest CPR procedure. You never know, a life may be saved utilizing this new procedure.

Gracie's 911 Pettion

Help improve the current 911 Protocol. Read Gene Mirolli's story of his wife Gracie and sign the pettion. View / Print the pettition.

UPDATE

It looks like these changes will be made in all 3 Delaware counties. We will keep you posted!

Provide Info to 911 Responders

Provide pertinent information that will be linked directly to your address at the 911 center, making it available to the responding officers. Go to: http://www.de911assist.delaware.gov.

recognizing a stroke

Recognizing a Stroke

Sometimes symptoms of a stroke are difficult to identify. Unfortunately, the lack of awareness spells disaster. The stroke victim may suffer severe brain damage when people nearby fail to recognize the symptoms of a stroke. Four questions you should ask... Get the printable guide for reference and sharing.