,

Important Facts to Know About Shingles

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.

,

Hundreds Attend the Elder Fall Potluck

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.

,

SCF Soldier’s Heart Makes Positive Difference for Veteran and First Responder Alexandria Nunez

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.

,

Returning Restored: Southcentral Foundation’s Community of Re-entry Support

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.

,

RAISE Intern Lobbies for Indigenous People

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a holiday that celebrates and honors the Indigenous people of America and commemorates their shared history and culture.

,

Southcentral Foundation Welcomes Distinguished Visitors

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.

,

Garden Vegetables Are Most Rewarding

The SCF Elder Program garden had a successful growing season this summer, despite the cool spring weather in Anchorage.

,

Learn About the Benefits of Breastfeeding

From the first moment you find out you’re going to become a parent, to the nine short months to birth, you do a lot of planning. You can have fun picking names, deciding how to decorate the nursery, planning a baby shower, and much more.

,

Raise Awareness to Help Break the Silence

According to juneauempire.com, Alaska’s suicide rate was at its highest since 1996. Currently, Alaska has the second highest suicide rate in the United States. Per 100,000 residents, 27.1 committed suicide, which is more than double the national average.

,

Cook Inlet Native Head Start Celebrates Opening of Culturally Inspired Playground

The laughter of happy children filled the air as Cook Inlet Native Head Start celebrated the opening of its new playground in September.