Healthy Aging Month

As life expectancy gets older, it’s a perfect time to celebrate Healthy Aging Month! Staying physically active, adapting to changes, and developing new skills and interests all promote healthy aging. While physical health is important, it’s also important to remember our mental and social state as well.   Schedule regular appointments with your primary care…

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National Eye Exam Month

Eye health is a part of our overall health. Eye-care is much more than how you see, your eyes experience everything from ultraviolet ray exposure to elements of weather and the workplace. It’s important to take care of your eyes, and the best way to do so is through eye exams. As we age, getting…

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National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held in August to highlight and promote the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. Many diseases like Measles, Polio, Hepatitis, Mumps, and chickenpox can be prevented by a vaccine.  Immunization protects us all from serious illness and the possibility of outbreaks. Call your primary…

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Hepatitis Awareness Week

World Hepatitis Day is recognized  annually on the 28th of July, the birthday of Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who first discovered the hepatitis B virus in 1967 and developed the first Hepatitis B vaccine just two years later. Virial hepatitis are a group of diseases more commonly known as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C,  Hepatitis…

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UV Safety Month

Spending time outdoors is a great way to get vitamin D, reduce stress, and keep an active lifestyle. While outside it is important to remember to practice UV safety. Our skin is vulnerable and at risk from overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays all year round and more so during the hot summer months. UV rays…

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Happy July 4th!

Wishing you a Happy 4th of July! “May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.” – Peter Marshall

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Migraine & Headache Awareness Month

June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month. A migraine is much more than a headache. It is a neurological disease that impacts 40 million people in the United States & is the #2 cause of disability worldwide. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, light or sound sensitivity, dizziness, & pulsing pain around the eyes, temples, sinuses,…

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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month! Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that causes problems with behavior, memory, reasoning, & the ability to perform familiar tasks. It is estimated that more than 50 million people worldwide live with Alzheimer’s disease or a different form of dementia. Scientist have identified age, family history & genetics…

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National Nursing Assistants Week

National Nursing Assistants Week is a special time set aside annually to celebrate and recognize the important work that CNAs do all year long. Nursing Assistants go by many titles (CNA, LNA, RNA, HHA) but they all provide hands-on care to others who need assistance with daily tasks of care. Now more than ever, attention…

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Community Health Improvement Week

As we move towards the recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic, we highlight Community Health Improvement Week. We honor the health professionals who were at the forefront of the pandemic and those who work closely with our community. This year’s theme is Reflect, Renew, and Rise Together. Reflect on the need to improve healthcare for the…

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