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Community Building: Important Lessons You Should Know

Humans are social creatures and have adapted to living in groups. People enjoy participating in group activities — this is how communities form. Reflecting on the quality of a community you spend your time engaging with. People feel satisfaction from being socially active. But, know that It takes more than just good intentions to create …

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The Importance of Offering One’s Time, Money, and Effort to Others during COVID-19

Even before the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals were already facing problems when it came to their finances. Usually, it was due to the sudden increase in the prices of goods and services and the difficulty of finding jobs. At present, we still notice the same pattern. However, it is getting a little …

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Mental Health Care: At the Forefront of Public Emergency Crises

In cases of emergency, there’s always a period when all hell breaks loose. During this period, both victims and responders can be left frozen because of shock and distress, which are common when people experience traumatic situations. But after a short period when they are completely still, their response instincts will start to kick in and …

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Essential Strategies to Keep Your Community Safe from Fire

You really can’t underestimate the damage fires do to communities all over America. U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) data show a jaw-dropping reality. In 2019 alone, over 1.2 million fires happened in the country, leaving 3,704 deaths and material losses of about $14.8 billion. Worse, every 24 hours, an area equivalent to Washington D.C. is getting burned in America. Certainly, …

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Best Community Social Programs to Start for Seniors

As people become older and enter their senior years, it isn’t unusual to be alone and experience loneliness. Not only do these individuals lose chances to meet new people in social situations, but they also likely have experienced the loss of loved ones. This situation becomes more pronounced for the elderly suffering from ailments, disabilities, …

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Rebuilding Communities: How People Can Help During the Pandemic

Even though the country’s death toll due to Covid-19 reached the half-a-million-mark, hospital cases have dropped. With this, the country might be seeing the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, and everything may soon go back to normal. This also means people should start working on rebuilding their community seriously affected by the …

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Community First: Building Healthy Relationships in Your Community

The community plays a significant role in enriching the relationships of the people who live within it. Various studies have shown how the community can foster meaningful relationships among its members. It can also reduce violence among the youth. By enriching the relationships of the people living in your community, you can ensure that its citizens can live …

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Community-focused Care: Overcoming Barriers in Healthcare Equity Concerns

Imagine this scenario: A community outreach program offers at-home consultations for young, first-time mothers, while a senior citizen suffering from diabetes receives weekly checkups for nutrition control to help reduce high diabetes rates in a community. All these success stories tell so much about how public health plays a vital role in improving the quality …

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