World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed annually on December 1. This is a chance for people all over the world to come together in the battle against HIV, to support those who are living with HIV, and to remember those who have passed away from an AIDS-related illness. The first ever worldwide health-related holiday was established…

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International Infection Prevention Week

  International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) reminds us that while our industry was turned upside down and continues to be challenged by COVID-19, basic practices to prevent procedure- and surgical site-related infections remain critical to protecting patients and maintaining the reputation of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) as providers of safe, high-quality care. If you work…

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Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to be observant of our loved ones who may have been diagnosed with Breast Cancer.   According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, here are some important facts about breast cancer: This year, an estimated 43,550 women will die from breast cancer in the U.S., and it…

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

Did you know that roughly 1 in 5 American adults suffers from a mental illness? A study of over 90,000 people worldwide found that the stigma of mental illness is one of the top reasons that people don’t receive care. This statistic only keeps growing steadily at an alarming rate.   The severity of this…

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World Heart Day

Today is World Heart Day. The heart is one of the most vital organs in your body that requires care and attention in order to stay healthy. That’s why today, we will celebrate all seniors who are living with a heart condition, working hard to survive through their disease and overcome it so they can…

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Rosh Hashanah 2022

Rosh Hashanah this year is held from September 25-27.   This holiday begins on the first day of Tishrei, and it marks the beginning of the civil year. It also marks the beginning of a 10-day period of soul searching and contemplation that concludes with Yom Kippur. Traditionally, this period of 10 days, the Days…

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National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

In the United States alone, there are more than 16 million Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers. During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness & Family Caregivers Month, we honor the people who serve as care partners and caregivers by providing tips for those looking to support these families living with the disease. Whether you are seeking to support…

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National Wellness Month

August is Wellness Month.   And yes, every day should be wellness day, but too many of us let self-care and wellness take a back seat in our busy lives.   If you already practice wellness, then maybe you don’t need a reminder. In honor of Wellness Day, here are 15 ways to support your…

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National Immunization Month

Did you know the first vaccine was invented in 1796? Vaccines have revolutionized global health, eradicating viruses like smallpox and nearly eliminating poliovirus – diseases that previously killed millions of people. The number of people contracting preventable infectious diseases like measles, diphtheria, and whooping cough is at an all-time low, thanks to vaccines. Many have…

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National Health Center Week

It’s National Health Center Week! This week we’re raising awareness about the accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. Healthcare professionals, healthcare offices, health centers, and hospitals are crucial community services. They offer support and hope during our most difficult moments. Join us in honoring our healthcare heroes and their hard work…

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