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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Healthy Aging Month

This month of September, we are celebrating healthy aging month! Aging is an inevitable part of human nature, but we’re here to tell you that you can still look your best and live your best life even as you grow older. This month was first observed 30 years ago in 1992 to spread awareness about…

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National Rehabilitation Month

Rehabilitation is generally prescribed to assist a patient improve their everyday functioning. Simply put, it refers to care that enables you to regain, maintain, or increase the function and abilities you require to carry out daily activities.  The benefits of rehabilitation speaks for itself since the physical and mental changes that individuals experience have been…

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World Alzheimer’s Month

Alois Alzheimer, a German psychiatrist, discovered the first instance of this diagnosis, which later became known as “Alzheimer’s.” Despite being the most prevalent kind of dementia, scientists and experts feel it is not a natural aspect of aging. Although the solution and the underlying causes of this condition remain undiscovered, there are a few steps…

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National Wellness Awareness Month

Self-care is the first step towards a ripple effect of positive changes. Managing stress and taking care of yourself on a daily basis can sometimes be difficult, but the rewards that follow because of a few simple positive habits are worth it!  Remember to stay hydrated. Get quality sleep. Meditate daily. Add healthy fruits and…

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National Immunization Awareness Month

The primary objective of National Immunization Awareness Month is to encourage people to take care of their health and receive the necessary immunizations in order to develop a resistance to preventable diseases and unseen viruses. This August, schedule an appointment with your doctor and get all the important vaccinations you will need. Let us strengthen…

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National Health Center Week

The purpose of National Health Center Week is to recognize the accomplishments of these institutions in providing communities with access to primary care and health needs. The importance of community health centers have seen immense growth since its introduction back in 1914, proving to be an integral part of society for low income and uninsured…

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National Eye Exam Month

This August, mark National Eye Exam Month by learning about ways to keep your eyesight clear and healthy. A standard eye exam can detect early indicators of disease or damage to your eyes as we age. Routine eye exams are recommended by ophthalmologists every 2-4 years between the ages of 40 and 65, and every…

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National Disability Independence Day

The Americans with Disability Act (A.D.A.) was signed back in 1990 which introduced a special civil rights law into the books. This particular law meant that no individual with a disability can be treated differently or discriminated against in public accommodation, employment, transportation, and state and local government services. Every step taken towards equality is…

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National Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma is a general term that refers to a group of tumors that develop in the soft tissues and bones. This disease has come to be known as the “forgotten cancer” due to the lack of understanding amongst the general public. This National Sarcoma Awareness Month, let us spread awareness on the serious risk posed…

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