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Colby Family – a Strong Volunteer Unit

The Colby family has been living in Alaska for over 12 years; moving here from Massachusetts.  Joanna (Jo) and Steve have been married for 46 years; with 2 children and 3 grandsons and a dog; with ½ the family here and ½ in Massachusetts.  Jo has spent 8 years...

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365 Days of Caring and 911 Remembrance Event in Fairbanks

  We invite Fairbanks area residents to participate in our annual “365 Days of Caring and 911 Remembrance” on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Join us and discover what good our local non-profits do in the local community on a year round basis.  Our...

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Vitamin D is Important for Strong Bones, Good Health

Vitamin D is often called the “sunshine vitamin” because our bodies can make vitamin D when sunlight contacts the skin. During our dark winter months, many Alaskans are getting very little (if any) vitamin D from sunlight exposure, so we need to think about getting...

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AHF Partners with the State of Alaska on Fall Prevention

Alaska Health Fair is partnering with the State of Alaska to bring educational resources on fall prevention to all AHF health fairs this season! Why fall prevention is so important?   Fall Facts Falls are the #1 cause of serious injury requiring hospitalization among...

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Help Shape Alaska’s Fall Prevention Strategy and Resources

Take this quick survey to share your thoughts with the State of Alaska and help shape the State's senior fall prevention efforts and resources. Do you know someone who works with seniors? Please share this post with them. Preventing falls is essential to helping...

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