Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week

Did you know that roughly 1 in 5 American adults suffer 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

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

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

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

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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National Disability Independence Day

July 26th is National Disability Independence Day. On this day we recognize the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act passed in 1990. When passed, this act provided individuals with disabilities protection from employment discrimination, better access to services and better communication. Since the passing of the ADA, the act has inspired structural changes in…

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Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma Awareness Month is observed every year in July. This month, we raise awareness about Sarcoma, or as it’s commonly called, “the forgotten cancer”. Research shows that there are more than 70 types of sarcomas and treatment varies depending on the type, location, and other factors. Although there are multiple risk factors, the actual cause…

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National Therapeutic Recreation Week

Join us in celebrating National Therapeutic Recreation Week! This week we’re bringing awareness to therapeutic recreation programs and services that can help improve the health and well-being of individuals with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. Anyone at any age can benefit from exercise and recreational activities. Best of all it doesn’t have to be time-consuming.…

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