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Info you should Know


Folic ACID
Did you know that all women of child-bearing age need to be taking a daily dose of folic acid? Why do you say? Because folic acid prevents birth defects, that’s why! But, there is a catch. Folic acid prevents birth defects by up to 70%, but only if you are taking it three months BEFORE the baby is even conceived. So, that means that all women need to be taking 400 micrograms of folic acid daily NOW! Folic acid is a B-vitamin that helps reduce neural tube defects, such as spina bifida. Foods high in folic acid include orange juice, broccoli, enriched breads and pasta’s and romaine lettuce. Take a daily vitamin and change your habits today!!

Did you know that all women of child-bearing age need to be taking a daily dose of folic acid? Why do you say? Because folic acid prevents birth defects, that’s why! But, there is a catch. Folic acid prevents birth defects by up to 70%, but only if you are taking it three months BEFORE the baby is even conceived. So, that means that all women need to be taking 400 micrograms of folic acid daily NOW! Folic acid is a B-vitamin that helps reduce neural tube defects, such as spina bifida (the #1 birth defect that causes paralyses). Foods high in folic acid include orange juice, broccoli, enriched breads and pasta’s and romaine lettuce, to name a few. Take a daily vitamin and change your eating habits today!


What is a PCA?
A PCA (personal care attendant) is a person that helps promote independence for a person with a disability or an elderly person. A PCA helps do tasks around the house to keep the consumer safe and healthy in their own home. They promote INDEPENDENCE. A PCA is NOT a maid. They do not wear little aprons, they don’t answer to a bell and they do not leave mints on your fluffy pillows. But they are the backbone of this entire program. They are not required to clean up after children or spouses. PCA’s are employed to provide support to the CONSUMER. They are there to help our consumers remain in their home. PCA’s do the duties that are allowed on the Attendant Care Worksheet. Please call us if you have questions! Hug your PCA today.


Prescription HELP
Kathleen Sebelius unveiled CommunityRx Kansas, a new program that offers significant discounts on most generic drugs. This comes just in time for all of the hubub following the Medicare Part D program rolled out on January 1. To find out more about this program please call (800)279-3022 or (866)424-6423.