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4 Ways To Improve Your Health Literacy

October Is Health Literacy Month!

October is Health Literacy Month! You may be asking yourself, what is health literacy? According to the Health Resources and Services Administration  health literacy is defined as: the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions. Low health literacy is more prevalent among: Older adults Minority populations Those who have low socioeconomic status Medically underserved people One of the greatest ways to improve health literacy is through health education, the goal of which is to provide individuals with the tools to gain knowledge and skills needed to