Colon Cancer Screening

Dr. Douglas Eliason, Vice President of Clinical Affairs for P3 Health Partners Oregon, shares the importance of getting a colorectal screening. Let me start with an important fact: I am a guy.  Before I was a doctor, I was just a guy, with all the denial that can come with being a guy.  “I feel … Read more

Four Things to Know About a Comprehensive Medical Visit

Prevention is the best medicine: schedule your annual comprehensive visit today. You do not have to be sick to see your primary care provider. In fact, one of the easiest ways to stay healthy is to schedule a once-a-year annual comprehensive wellness visit. Through conversation, screenings and goal setting, your provider will help you take … Read more

Tips and Resources for Caregivers

By Mailo Brantner, NP-C As a caregiver, also known as a carer or caretaker, it is easy to forget about yourself.  What are the responsibilities of a caregiver? Caregiving definitions and responsibilities vary, but ultimately, include anyone who is providing care to someone close to them.  According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, more than … Read more

Mental Health of Older Adults

Mental health is a global issue for seniors. According to the World Health Organization, 15% of adults suffer from a mental disorder with depressions representing 7%, anxiety 3.8% and substance abuse 1% although this is likely too low a number as it is often overlooked or misdiagnosed.  Sadly, 25% of deaths from suicide are people … Read more

Exercising for Older Adults

How Exercise Helps Seniors There are many reasons why, but the reality is, staying active is one of the most important things you can do to be healthy. Exercise is recommended for everyone and brings many health benefits along with it. If you do not exercise regularly, speak with your medical provider before starting an … Read more

Five Nutrition Steps To Improve Your Health

By Dana Sanchez, RDN National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This event is held during the month of March, and everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices while developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), the month of … Read more

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