National Eye Exam Month

Eye health is a part of overall health. Nearly 12.2 million American need some sort of vision correction and don’t use any. As we age, getting an eye exam can detect early signs of damage to your eyes. August is National Eye Exam month, a great time to schedule a vision exam. Have you been…

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National Disability Independence Day

One in Four Americans with a disability can access and participate more in their workplace and in general communities because of National Independence Day. National Disability Independence Day is celebrated on July 26th in honor of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. It also guarantees…

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Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma Awareness Month is recognized in the month of July. Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can occur in different locations of the body. It’s a rare soft-tissue cancer that comes can arise in different tissue structures such as nerves, muscles, joints, and connective tissues.  Sarcoma is considered the “forgotten cancer” and this month…

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Therapeutic Recreation Week

National Therapeutic Recreation Week aims to raise awareness of the program and services that can improve the mental, physical, and emotional health, and well-being of others. Therapeutic Recreation uses ascites such as music, art, sport, games, and movements to promote emotional wellbeing and expression while reintegrating into the community.

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UV Safety Month

Our exposure to the sun’s UV radiation will grow as the days get warmer. It is crucial that we shield our skin and eyes from the harm that would undoubtedly result from not taking precautions! Despite the ozone layer’s ability to block dangerous UVC radiation, UVB and UVA rays still manage to slip through. These…

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Summer Safety Month

June is Summer Safety Month! We wanted to take this opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of heat-related illnesses that could occur if precautionary steps are not followed. We advise everyone to stay hydrated and follow simple heat protection steps so that you may remain healthy.

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Community Health Improvement Week

Community Health Improvement Week is recognized during the first full week of June to honor those working to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities while advancing health equity.  These healthcare heroes should are recognized for the numerous causes they work for. They advocate for their communities, aiming to keep everyone safe and…

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National Blood Pressure Month

May is High Blood Pressure Education Month, providing an important opportunity to focus on hypertension control and stroke prevention. According to the CDC, nearly half of all adult Americans have high blood pressure, and of those 75% do not have it controlled. While many believe that high blood pressure is something that happens later in…

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Older Americans Month

Older Americans Month is observed every May. It focuses on again place, in an attempt to keep older adults comfortable in their homes and living independently in their communities for as long as possible.  This year’s theme is Age My Way, a chance to explore the many ways older adults can be involved with their…

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National Nurses Month

Nurses make a difference. This month we recognize the vast contributions and positive impact of America’s 4 million registered nurses. National Nurses Month honors our nation’s nurse heroes and their contributions to the health and well-being of our communities. Nurses make a difference as trusted advocates who ensure individuals, families, and populations receive quality patient…

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