Health Net sponsors the California Dementia Healthcare Summit

DementiaConfPhoto2On May 3, 2018, health care clinicians and administrators met in Los Angeles for the California Dementia Healthcare Summit. The Summit focused on improving clinical care and support for dementia-type illnesses, such as Alzheimer’s disease, through physician provider groups and community agencies. Continue reading

May 9 member webinar: Mindfulness for Health & Happiness

meditation_300x200_social mediaMindfulness can be a peaceful way to help you maintain a moment-by-moment awareness of your thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment. To help reveal the health-enhancing elements of this simple yet powerful practice, Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar-based class titled, “Mindfulness for Health & Happiness.”

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Safely dispose of unneeded or expired Rx drugs this Saturday, April 28

ThinkstockPhotos-MD001994_jpgDo you have plastic bottles in your home that contain prescription medications you no longer need? Please don’t’ toss them in the garbage or flush them down the toilet; these pills can be harmful if taken by someone for whom they weren’t prescribed, and many are also harmful to the environment. But, there is a safe way to dispose of them. Continue reading

Mental health hospitalization: The importance of follow-up care

SAF 0597_CMYK_crop_jpgMore than one in five people in the United States experience some form of mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. It is more common than we think, and caring for yourself at the time of a mental health crisis is a sign of strength and empowerment.

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