Quality health information can help you make informed decisions for yourself and your family. YourHealth, the Deaconess virtual resource center, helps you be a smart, empowered patient.
From health education and information provided by Deaconess doctors and experts, to community and local resources, YourHealth connects you to the knowledge you need.
Knowing the Signs of Alzheimer’s
Aziz Mehrzad, MD, Deaconess Primary Care for Seniors
More than 5 million people in the US suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease, and it is currently the 6th leading cause of death in this country—more than prostate and breast cancer combined.
Experiencing Community Trauma
We are experiencing historic and stressful times, as we are faced with a pandemic, deaths, racism, rioting, and an ever widening troublesome rip in the fabric of our community. These events can create uncertainty and a feeling of being overwhelmed and out-of-control.