World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is an opportunity to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with the virus, and to commemorate those who have lost their lives from an AIDS-related illness. Globally, there are an estimated 38 million people who have the virus. We take today to remind people that there…

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National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s is a complex neurological disease that is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s and more than 10 million are caring for a loved one with the disease. Detecting the…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for men and women, accounting for 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the United States. Surgery alone in the early stages of lung cancer can offer an 80% survival rate or better. We are taking this month to learn…

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National Stress Awareness Day

Stress is a response to demands on the body and life, a response to crisis and fears. National Stress Awareness Day is dedicated to identify and reduce stress factors that have contributed to your life. Failure to handle stress in your life effectively can lead to serious health problems, including increased blood pressure, susceptibility to…

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Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month is observed every October to raise awareness of physical therapy as a safe, effective alternative to medication and surgery. It is also a tool to help prevent injuries or illnesses before they occur. Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants play a critical role in helping Americans of all ages and abilities…

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Healthcare Security & Safety Week

Healthcare Security and Safety Week take time to honor the dedicated professions who secure the facilities we rely upon for our healthcare needs. From the physical safety of patients and personnel to the cybersecurity of the records and medication. We recognize our hard-working personnel keeping our residents safe.

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Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day serves as a yearly reminder that handwashing with soap and water is one of the best steps we can take to avoid getting sick. Many germs that can make people sick are spread when we don’t wash our hands with soap and clean, running water. Join us in raising awareness of Global…

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National Healthcare Food Services Workers Week

National Healthcare Food Services Workers Week honors the professionals who help healthcare employees and patients stay well-nourished and healthy. Their work is an essential part of the entire healthcare system. Their skills help fight illness and are an integral part of a patient’s recovery.

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International Day of Elder Persons

International Day of Elder Persons’ Day raises awareness of the special health needs of older persons and of their contributions to their own health and to the functioning of the societies in which they live. This year’s theme is “Year of the Nurse and Midwife.” We take today to highlight the role of healthcare works…

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