Monthly Spotlight - Men's Health Awareness

  • June is Men's Health Month 

     

    In an article by the Mayo Clinic Staff, entitled, "Men's health: Prevent the top threats," it talks about the many leading causes of death amoung men that are preventable.  The top causes of the death for men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are, heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries, chronic lower respiratory disease and stroke.  By making a few lifestyle changes the risk can be considerably lowered for these common killers.

    Click here for the full article.

     

Caregiving Assistance

  • Green heart If you are a caregiver in need of in-home assistance with a homebound elderly adult or disabled citizen, you can contact the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities at 410-222-4339/4377.  If you are interested in training to be a self-employed caregiver, you may also contact this phone number.

Resources

  • Tobacco Cessation

    Sign up for free tobacco cessation classes at Anne Arundel Medical Center. Call 1-443-481-4000 or 1-800-MD-NURSE for more information and to register. These are seven week sessions and free smoking cessation medication is dispensed.

    WELLNESS RESOURCES

    Know your Numbers

    Health Screening Recommendations

    Local Fitness Centers - View Employee Discounts

    Anne Arundel Medical Center, is a partner in AACPS’ wellness initiative and offers AACPS employees the same discounts for their exercise classes that their own employees enjoy. View classes and events, then click on “Fitness” to register, or call askAAMC at (443) 481-5555 for more information. For your information, Anne Arundel Medical Center is located at 2001 Medical Parkway, off Jennifer Road (near the Annapolis Mall).

    UM Baltimore Medical Center Calendar of Events

     

     

    Anne Arundel County's
    Learn to Live
     
    Focusing on Healthy Living


    The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Learn to Live program encourages County residents to reduce their risk of cancer and other serious illnesses by making healthy lifestyle choicesMaterials are available for all ages to help you and your family live a healthier life www.learntolivehealthy.org