Health Resources for Single Moms



An active lifestyle can help every woman.

Single mothers find here tips on how to find health insurance, information on different types of health insurance, featured topics of common health issues, and advice on how to avoid getting sick.

An active lifestyle can help every woman. If you think you’re too busy with work, family, and all the other demands in your life, listen up! You don’t have to be as fit as a professional athlete to benefit from physical activity. In fact, 30 minutes of moderate physical activity on most days of the week can greatly improve your health.

Children Act Fast… So Do Poison Centers

Get First Aid

The doorbell rings and you leave your toddler playing quietly on the kitchen floor while you answer it.  No need to worry, you will only be gone for a minute and the baby will be fine, right. Wrong. Even though you were only gone for a minute, it’s enough time for disaster to strike.  When you come back, you find  Read More »

Staying Active

Staying Active

An active lifestyle can help every woman. If you think you’re too busy with work, family, and all the other demands in your life, listen up! You don’t have to be as fit as a professional athlete to benefit from physical activity. In fact, 30 minutes of moderate physical activity on most days of the week can greatly improve your  Read More »

Caring for your Child after a Fracture

Call the doctor

Fractures can be very painful and in the case of a child, this pain can be rather difficult to manage. Those of us who have been unlucky enough to have our kids suffer a fracture know for a fact that it needs a fair amount of attention both before and after the doctor has had a look at it. Some  Read More »

Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer

Your skin is your largest and most visible organ. It´s exposed to the elements daily, oftentimes without protection from harmful UVA and UVB rays. With Independence Day weekend already upon us, you´re probably planning to be outside more than usual. In recognition of UV Safety Month, we want to give you the information you need to be proactive when it  Read More »

Resource Centers for the Developmentally Disabled, Louisiana

The Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities has developed resource centers to increase capacity to support and include people with developmental disabilities. These resource centers are committed to enhancing quality of life by identifying, maximizing, and supplementing the existing supports through utilization of expertise within the services system. Each resource center has a specialty area. Primary focus groups include people  Read More »

Louisiana Prevention Services

Prevention Services

The Department of Health and Hospital’s Office of Behavioral Health has regional offices throughout the state which offer various prevention services to lower the substance abuse rate among its citizens. Prevention services includes programs to teach parenting skills, after-school tutorial sessions, summer diversionary programs, summer recreational activities, as well as University-based and school-based programs. This service also has numerous special  Read More »

Elderly and Disabled Adult Waiver, Louisiana

Elderly Assistance

What is the Elderly and Disabled Adult Waiver Program? The Elderly and Disabled Adult (EDA) Waiver Program provides certain services in the home or community to elderly or disabled adults who qualify. If I qualify, what services may I receive from this program? Support Coordination (formerly known as case management) Transition Intensive Support Coordination (for people going from nursing facilities  Read More »