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  • Helping Close the Care Gap for Spanish-Speaking Arthritis Patients

    When Velia Martínez was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in 2005, she was shocked. The joint pain, fatigue and other symptoms she was experiencing made it difficult for her to get up in the mornings, which was frustrating because she had always been an active person. Currently, 4.4 million Hispanic...
  • Ayudar a cerrar la diferencia de atención para pacientes de habla hispana con artritis

    Cuando en el 2005 se le diagnosticó artritis reumatoide a Velia Martínez, se sorprendió. El dolor articular, la fatiga y otros síntomas que estaba experimentando le dificultaban levantarse por las mañanas, lo cual era frustrante porque siempre había sido una persona activa. Actualmente, 4.4 millones de estadounidenses hispanos viven...
  • Dia de Independencia celebration at 30th Street

    On September 15, On Lok Lifeways 30th Street PACE Center celebrated “Dia de Independencia,” celebrating Independence Day in 7 Latin American countries (9/15: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua; 9/16: Mexico; 9/18: Chile). The celebration included a live performance by Mariachi Nueva Generacion. On Lok Lifeways believes that...

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