Arizona Living Well Institute

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How do we age successfully?

By | August 20th, 2013|Prevention|

Guest Post Written by Melanie Mitros, PhD, Director of the Arizona Living Well Institute: Make regular deposits in your health account while minimizing the withdrawals! Invest in your health by exercising regularly, eating a nutritious diet, managing stress and chronic conditions, and engaging with family and community as well as volunteering. As the vision of [...]

Multiple Chronic Conditions- an Expensive Public Health Threat

By | October 17th, 2011|Prevention|

I’ve written several pieces over the last few weeks highlighting our efforts to better integrate primary healthcare into the treatment plans for folks with mental illnesses- but the issue of providing better coordinated care for folks with multiple chronic medical conditions is really far bigger than this integration issue.  More than 25% of Americans have multiple [...]