National Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month is recognized every January for nearly 50 years to remind others about the lifesaving impact of blood and platelet donors. According to America’s Blood Center, 31,000 pints of blood are used every day.  January is one of the most difficult times to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients. Make a…

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Daily Dose of Inspiration

The most beautiful gift of nature is that it gives one pleasure to look around and try to comprehend what we see. ~ Albert Einstein Thank you for the inspiration caregiverlist.com

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National Handwashing Awareness Week

Clean hands prevent sickness. Washing hands can keep you healthy and prevent the spread of respiratory and diarrheal infections from one person to the next. Remember to wash your hands: Before and after eating After using the bathroom Before and after treating a cut or wound Before and after caring for someone sick After blowing…

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Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that inflames the digestive tract and leads to abdominal pain, weight loss, and malnutrition. Ulcerative Colitis is also an inflammatory bowel disease but it causes inflammation and ulcers in the digestive tract. While many individuals have heard of Crohn’s and colitis, many do not fully…

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National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness aims to make the public aware of the disease and its scale amongst the American population. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, and approximately one in every two American families are affected. Take time this month to learn more about the Alzheimer’s epidemic.

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World Diabetes Day

Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body cannot produce enough insulin to control glucose levels. World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 in response to the alarming rise in diabetes cases. People with diabetes require ongoing care and support to manage their condition and avoid complications. The costliness and its prevention are we…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both American men and women. Smoking is the most common cause of lung cancer. Other risk factors for lung cancer include being exposed to secondhand smoke, having a family history of lung cancer, and being treated with radiation therapy to the chest. Let’s take time…

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National Long-Term Care Awareness Month

According to the American Association for Long-Term Insurance, 70% of men and women over the age of 65 will need some kind of long-term care services. November has been designated Long Term Care Awareness Month to educate Americans on the growing need for long-term care (LTC.)

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