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Exercise: Being Active While Living with a Chronic Condition

Staying active and fit is essential, especially for those with a chronic condition such as Alzheimer’s, diabetes, epilepsy or heart disease. Incorporating exercise into your daily routine not only strengthens your body and allows you to maintain an active lifestyle -- it also strengthens your mind.

Chrissy’s Story: Living life with a big heart

Like many social workers, Chrissy Shaver, a MedicAlert member since 2018, has a big heart full of compassion for people in need. Over the years, she has given her time and energy to help victims of rape and domestic abuse in New York. She used to be Director of Social Service for a center that received as many as 900 patients every year. She is also busy with raising two teenage sons. Her goal in life is to help people and make a difference in the world.