Providing Holistic Care In Durham, N.C.
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A few weeks ago, a clutch of doctors from Duke University's Family Medicine program dropped in on Caare, a grassroots organization in Durham that promotes a comprehensive approach to health. Caare was founded 17 years ago by two sisters, Sharon Elliott-Bynum and Pat Amaechi.
"Dr. Elliott-Bynum herself gave us a tour," says Dr. Raphael Balbino of the Duke group. "Today Caare is a sustainable foundation that provides holistic care and services to a socio-economically disenfranchised population."
Besides running a food bank, Caare provides substance abuse counseling and various activities — from yoga to zumba — to the community. All free of charge.
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