Home Care Month

November is National Home Care Month, a time to celebrate the practice of home care and all of the individuals who make it possible, from the patients who inspire us to the caregivers who serve them. Home care includes a range of medical, social, assistive, and other services provided in an individual’s home when a…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for men and women, accounting for 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the United States. Surgery alone in the early stages of lung cancer can offer an 80% survival rate or better. We are taking this month to learn…

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National Stress Awareness Day

Stress is a response to demands on the body and life, a response to crisis and fears. National Stress Awareness Day is dedicated to identify and reduce stress factors that have contributed to your life. Failure to handle stress in your life effectively can lead to serious health problems, including increased blood pressure, susceptibility to…

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Respiratory Care Week

Respiratory Care Week appreciates and acknowledges the hard-working Respiratory Therapists around the world. It also highlights the information we need to keep us breathing well so we can enjoy a great quality of life.  

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World Osteoporosis Day

Osteoporosis is the underlying cause of painful, debilitating, and life-threatening broken bones – known as fragility fractures. It affects one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50. World Osteoporosis Day raises global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis.

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Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day serves as a yearly reminder that handwashing with soap and water is one of the best steps we can take to avoid getting sick. Many germs that can make people sick are spread when we don’t wash our hands with soap and clean, running water. Join us in raising awareness of Global…

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Honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Supporting the fighters admiring the survivors honoring the taken and never, ever giving up hope. Nearly 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. This makes early detection a detrimental tool in the fight against breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the…

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Daily Dose of Inspiration

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it. ~ Leo Tru Thanks for the inspiration, caregiverlist.com

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Honoring Fall Prevention Awareness Day

How’s your balance? Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures, and responsible for more than half of fatal head injuries. Join us during Fall Prevention Awareness Day in learning…

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Commemorating Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. Children, young adults, and older Americans can have high cholesterol. The good news is that people can prevent heart disease by controlling those risk factors that can be modified. By…

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