You can thrive and enjoy life even though you have kidney disease. Look at the ways you can help determine how you view your life going forward. Determine if employment works for you as well as the benefits of staying active, your mental health, and staying socially connected with others.
The effects of music therapy, and music in general, have been studied as interventions to improve aspects of physical and mental health. Music has been shown to aid in relaxation, to lower blood pressure, to improve one’s mood, decrease symptoms of depression, and increase the feeling of well-being.
You may find that listening to music during dialysis treatments or participating in a drumming class or learning how to play a musical instrument benefit your quality of life.
Emergency grants can help cover costs for transportation, medication, rent and food when someone is sick. This one-page guide will help you better understand the submission process with a summary of searching, preparing, applying and [...]
Updated May 6, 2020 Earlier this month the President signed the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act,” which is a bill that will increase funding to several federal programs in response to the COVID-19 viral [...]
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These booklets were developed for tweens and teens who learn their kidneys are not working and they will need dialysis or a transplant. The booklets provide a brief overview of coping with kidney disease, being [...]
DPC Education Center is now offering an online, free-to-use resource center to learn more about chronic pain and effective ways to live with it. In the program, you will explore the concept of pain, [...]