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About The Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) Education Center

The Center is dedicated to improving kidney patients’ quality of life and reducing the occurrence of ESRD through education and by developing awareness of dialysis and kidney disease issues, improving the partnership between patients and caregivers, and developing favorable public policy solutions.


September is Healthy Aging Month

By Kathi Niccum Ed.D, Education Director

Healthy aging is important for all age groups.  It includes all aspects of your life, including both physical and mental health.  Healthy aging is especially important when you live with a chronic illness.   It is all too easy to become overwhelmed and neglect other aspects of your health.  So celebrate healthy aging month by setting or reaffirming personal goals and engaging in activities promoting a healthy lifestyle. 

Here are some examples of what you can do to promote a heathy lifestyle:

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Amgen funds Website Redesign

Thanks to the generous support of Amgen, the DPC Education Center just completed an extensive upgrade and redesign of its website.  The upgrade allowed for a more responsive design and easier to use navigation among many other improvements.