10 Tips to Keep Your Brain Sharp

Article verified for accuracy by Martin Melgoza
Lead Behavioral Health Clinician
May 23, 2024

 

 

A few weeks ago, we talked about how a body in motion stays in motion. This means that keeping your body moving makes it easier to keep using it as you get older.

Taste the Magic of Family Time with This Easy Sugar-Friendly Recipe

Taste the Magic of Family Time with This Easy Sugar-Friendly Recipe

Another school year is ending and summer is right around the corner. Time really flies! There is no better time to get the family together and make memories they’ll treasure. When families spend time together, it has been shown to lower stress and anxiety, boost self-esteem, and help find a sense of purpose in life.

UAIC Opiod Settlement Funds: Expanded Services Coming Soon to Chapa-De!

An Excerpt from Chapa-De News: May 2024

Lawyers representing American Indian Tribal nations successfully filed suits against numerous companies involved in the manufacturing and sale of opioids in the United States. These actions by pharmaceutical companies caused a decades-long opioid crisis that we are still feeling today. The lawsuits claim that opioid manufacturers,

Your Story is Our Story: Chapa-De Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Can you believe that Chapa-De Indian Health is turning 50 this year? That is 50 years of supporting our community through dental, medical, behavioral health, optometry, diabetes, and maternal child health care. Chapa-De was established in 1974 and was originally called the Northern Sierra Indian Health Program. We had one dental chair,

Who Can Help Me with Medical Coverage, Insurance, and Medi-Cal ?

A lot is going on with medical coverage right now. Big changes are happening across Northern California as Medi-Cal switches to Partnership Healthplan and returns to its annual renewal process from before the Pandemic. These changes might have caused you to lose your coverage. There’s also good news, though. More Californians are now eligible to get Medi-Cal.

Everything You Need to Know About Well-Child Check-Ups 

Everything You Need to Know About Well-Child Check-Ups 

Article verified for accuracy by Julie Davis, RN MSN
Maternal Child Health Program Manager & Pediatric Care Coordinator
April 10, 2024

 

Can you believe there’s only a month and a half left of school before summer break? At Chapa-De, it’s one of our favorite times of the year because it’s the start of Well-Child visits season.

Not a Walking Fan? Here Are Some Other Low-Impact Exercises to Keep You Moving

Not a Walking Fan? Here Are Some Other Low-Impact Exercises to Keep You Moving

We’ve all heard that a body in motion stays in motion as we get older. That means that if you ever stop moving around like taking walks or doing exercises, you will start to lose the ability to do it.

About Thyme: A Tasty Salmon Recipe You’ll Feel Good About

About Thyme: A Tasty Salmon Recipe You’ll Feel Good About

It’s springtime, which means it’s time to dust off all the fresh and tasty recipes salmon has to offer. Salmon is one of the healthiest meats available. It’s not only good for your heart but is also great for managing your blood sugar.

Chapa-De Introduces: New Lactation Support Groups

Chapa-De Introduces: New Lactation Support Groups

Everyone says it comes naturally, that baby will latch as soon as she is laid on your chest after being born. You think it will be easy because everyone says it is. You think you will love every part of it because they say you will.

Getting Cheeky: Screening For Colorectal Cancer Is Easier Than Ever

Getting Cheeky: Screening For Colorectal Cancer Is Easier Than Ever

When was the last time you talked about the health of your Colon and Rectum? If you can say never, you are in the majority. Colorectal Cancer is 90% treatable when caught early but there is a lot of taboo talking about it just like anything to do with your bottom.

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