Every Tuesday Elders have the opportunity to use the Nurse Consult Clinic at the SCF Elder Program where they can have their symptoms triaged, get referrals to other clinics, or get their numbers checked; which includes temperature, blood pressure, and weight, with blood glucose coming soon.
Customer-owners said, “we need more dental services.” 65,000 customer-owners and SCF completed and built a new five-story building which houses two stories dedicated to children and more dental services.
Southcentral Foundation Denaa Yeets’ hosted the Our Breath of Life Fair in the Anchorage Native Primary Care Center lobby to show awareness for National Suicide Prevention Month during the week of Sept. 10 – 14.
Shingles is a painful rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. It is a condition that can affect people of all ages; however, it is more common in adults over the age of 50 or adults who are experiencing conditions that weaken the immune system.
The Elder Fall Potluck was held at the ChangePoint Church. Elders from all over the city attended the annual event to share food, win prizes, and enjoy live music.
Like her sister, family, and many Alaska Native people, Alexandria Nunez served as a first responder in her hometown of Newhalen and served our country in the military.
Today, Southcentral Foundation is providing a network of community and support around inmates in Alaska and those re-entering society. Through Family Wellness Warriors Initiative’s partnership with Transformational Living Community and Native Men’s Wellness Program, many incarcerated people and those in transition are finding hope and making lasting change.
Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a holiday that celebrates and honors the Indigenous people of America and commemorates their shared history and culture.
Southcentral Foundation welcomed many distinguished guests as the summer drew to a close, ranging from grantmakers, to a federal commissioner, and the nation’s top doctor.
The SCF Elder Program garden had a successful growing season this summer, despite the cool spring weather in Anchorage.