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Three Quality of Lifehacks to Creating a Comfortable Space for Seniors

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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The world’s senior population is continuing to grow fast. The United Nations projects that by 2030 the global senior population will grow to 1.4 billion. With this growing population, the number of people impacted by an age-related disease or health condition will significantly increase.

Merck Foundation Launches Five-Year Initiative to Improve Diabetes Care for Vulnerable and Underserved U.S. Communities

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KENILWORTH, N.J., October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Merck Foundation (the Foundation) has launched a five-year initiative: Bridging the Gap: Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care (Bridging the Gap) to help improve diabetes care and health outcomes for vulnerable and underserved populations in the United States. 

LA Kings to Host Annual Hockey Fights Cancer™ Night at STAPLES Center on Oct. 18

Hockey Fights Cancer™ Night, presented by Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer®, to raise funds and awareness for those impacted by cancer
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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – AEG’s Los Angeles Kings’ annual Hockey Fights Cancer™ Night, presented by Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer®, will take place Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at STAPLES Center as the Kings host the Montreal Canadiens beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Ontario Reign players and staff will be present for this organization-wide showing of support for the league-wide initiative.

Costa Cruises to Support the “Pink Is Good” Project on Its Ships

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Coinciding with the call of the Costa Fascinosa, the "Un cammino in rosa, guardando il mare" (A pink walk, looking at the sea) initiative will be held in Naples on 16 October to raise funds for the Umberto Veronesi Foundation with one lucky participant winning a Costa cruise.

Umberto Veronesi Foundation “Pink is Good” breast cancer prevention project will be taking place on Costa fleet ships
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Coinciding with the call of the Costa Fascinosa, the "Un cammino in rosa, guardando il mare" (A pink walk, looking at the sea) initiative will be held in Naples on 16 October to raise funds for the Umberto Veronesi Foundation with one lucky participant winning a Costa cruise.

LA Kings Raise More Than $175,000 for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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AEG’s LA Kings raised more than $175,000 for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) at the team’s annual Golf Tournament at Pacific Palms Resort on October 2.

The golf tournament, which serves as a fundraiser for CHLA, was attended by all of the current LA Kings players, numerous alumni and the team’s hockey operations executives who participated in the 18-hole tournament along with more than 140 donors.

The Novartis Foundation launches Healthy Schools for Healthy Communities with the University of Basel and other partners

The Novartis Foundation and the University of Basel, together with other partners are pleased to announce the launch of Healthy Schools for Healthy Communities. The initiative aims to address poor health in disadvantaged schools in South Africa.
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The Novartis Foundation and the University of Basel, together with other partners are pleased to announce the launch of Healthy Schools for Healthy Communities. The initiative aims to address poor health in disadvantaged schools in South Africa and is the first Novartis Foundation program to include the education sector, bringing new opportunities for achieving impact.

VIDEO | Mohawk Cushions the Fight Against Breast Cancer in 2017

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To help in the fight against breast cancer, Mohawk is once again partnering with Susan G. Komen® by sponsoring all seven of the organization’s 3-Day events, providing 8,000 pieces of durable, eco-friendly SmartCushionTM to comfort walkers and crew members.

Cycling the Crossroads of the World with Cycle for Survival

by Michael Valentino
Blog

Times Square – the heavily nicknamed Crossroads of the World, Center of the Universe, or Heart of the World (among others) – draws an estimated 50 million annual visitors; more than 300,000 pedestrians pass through daily. It is also home to a pair of towers where Viacom keeps offices.

AEG’s STAPLES Center to Offer Sensory Safety Kits

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LOS ANGELES, September 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - AEG’s STAPLES Center in downtown Los Angeles has teamed up with Life is Washable, Inc. to provide “Sensory Safety Kits” for the arena’s events to give guests with Autism, Dementia or a Traumatic Brain Injury the best fan experience in Los Angeles. 

Aramark Volunteers Bring Nutrition and Culinary Education to Nashville Youth

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Aramark chefs, dietitians and dozens of other volunteers created whole wheat pita and vegetable sandwiches and bananas on a stick for Nashville's Martha O'Bryan Center pre-schoolers on Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day), the company’s global day of service. The volunteer service day is part of the company's year-round community engagement that inspires people t lead healthier lives and succeed through education and employment.  

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