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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Paget’s Awareness Day

Paget’s disease is a disease of the bone that interferes with its normal process of gradually renewing and replacing old bone tissue with new bone tissue. When the bone tissue doesn’t renew, bones can become fragile. Commonly affected areas are the pelvis, skull, spine, and legs. Complications can include, broken bones, hearing loss, and pinched…

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Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week

December 1st – 7th is Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week! Designed to raise awareness and educate the public about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and the 1 million people in America living with some form of the disease. Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are painful, medically incurable diseases that attack the digestive…

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World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991, by International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body cannot produce enough insulin to control glucose levels. There are two kinds of diabetes, Type 1 requires daily administration with injection or pump; while type 2 can be managed by maintaining a…

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Daily Dose of Inspiration

What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes a part of us. ~Helen Keller  

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