Stress Awareness Month

Learning to cope with our stress and finding healthy ways to deal with these situations can go a long way in living a healthy and positive life. Stress is a response to demands on the body and life, a response to crisis and fears. Long-term stress can prove to be more than just a mental…

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Autism Awareness Month

This April we proudly recognize National Autism Month! Let’s celebrate the resilience of those with autism & applaud their unique talents! Let’s create better awareness, to inform and encourage communities to celebrate differences, & become more inclusive of individuals with autism. Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized…

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National Public Health Week

During the first full week of April each year, the United States observes National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight important issues that need improvement. Making communities safe and healthy is public health’s top priority. In the midst of the most challenging public health crisis of…

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National Physicians Week

National Physicians Week is honored from March 25th to the 31st to commend the healers dedicated to the art of medicine. As we face the threat of COVID-19, we recognize the sacrifice, dedication, and honor of these healthcare heroes.

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World Tuberculosis Day

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is a day to educate the public about the impact of Tuberculosis around the world. Tuberculosis is a serious infectious disease that mainly affects a person’s lungs. People with active tuberculosis must take several types of medications for many months to eradicate the infection and prevent development of antibiotic resistance. Today…

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Brain Injury Month

There are more than 5.3 million children and adults in the United States who are living with a permanent brain injury-related disability. That is one in every 60 people. Brain Injury Month aims to de-stigmatize brain injuries and increase the understanding of these injuries as a chronic condition.

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5 Steps For A Seamless Transition to Assisted Living

The move to assisted living can be fraught with challenges and plenty of small—yet significant—details. A solid plan (and the right attitude) can help both caregivers and their loved ones approach the transition with confidence. To make the move easier, consider these steps. 1. Find the Right Community Many older adults struggle with moving to…

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World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day brings awareness to kidney diseases and the need to keep your kidneys healthy. The common causes of kidney disease include diabetes, high blood pressure, urine infections, kidney stones, excessive use of pain killers, kidney infection and others. You can prevent kidney disease by routinely checking your blood pressure, drinking an adequate amount…

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National Social Work Month

March is National Social Work Month. It’s a time to celebrate our workers who are essential in the well-being of our community. Social workers are trained to help people address personal and systemic barrier. They work to create a positive change in the lives of individuals, families, and groups. Social workers provide a voice for…

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