Healthcare

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DID YOU KNOW –

  • The average price for a typical hospital room in the U.S. is over $350 per day
  • Cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes are responsible for the majority of deaths and health care costs in the United States
  • Less than 80% of U.S. adults years can afford to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease
  • The average life expectancy is five years less for those with obesity
  • Approximately 200,000 Americans die from preventable medical errors including facility-acquired conditions

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES TO CONSIDER –

  • Mentor children about healthy habits with the Big Brother Big Sisters group
  • Get CPR and AED certified at a certification class in your area
  • Be a hospitality volunteer at an in-patient facility
  • Volunteer at a hospice for patients on Medicare and Medicaid

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