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National Healthcare Food Services Workers Week

Today the importance of excellent nutrition has been established and documented, but it is even more critical to those individuals in healthcare facilities. This week is an excellent opportunity to recognize and thank those dedicated individuals who provide food and nutrition services in healthcare. Happy National Healthcare Food Services Workers Week!

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International Day of Elder Persons

We’re fortunate to have older people around us, whether they’re family, friends, or just general acquaintances. Older people are fonts of wisdom, experience, and storytelling. They can inspire us to continue striving — or warn us of dangers we’re unaware of. We should look to them for guidance whenever and wherever possible. Happy International Day…

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Honoring Fall Prevention Awareness Day

How’s your balance? Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures, and responsible for more than half of fatal head injuries. Join us during Fall Prevention Awareness Day in learning…

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Commemorating Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. Children, young adults, and older Americans can have high cholesterol. The good news is that people can prevent heart disease by controlling those risk factors that can be modified. By…

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National Wellness Month

National Wellness Month focuses on self-care, managing stress, and promoting healthy routines. Research has shown self-care helps manage stress and promotes happiness. Whether you challenge yourself to a new yoga pose or try a different spa treatment, make a small change, and impact your health in positive ways.

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Recognizing Nursing Assistants Week

This week we recognize all the nursing assistants who have dedicated their lives to the well being of others. Nursing Assistants are key players in the lives of the people in their care and they deserve a sincere “Thank You” and recognition for their efforts and bravery during this global emergency.Thank you to our healthcare…

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Honoring World Tuberculosis Day

Each day, over 4,000 people lose their lives to Tuberculosis (TB )and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease. We aim to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of Tuberculosis, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

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March is DVT Awareness Month

March is DVT Awareness Month. Deep Vein Thrombsis (DVT) also called venous thromboembolism can cause serious illness, disability and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), DVT occurs when a blood clot develops in a deep vein. The most common sites for DVT is in the lower leg, pelvis or thigh.…

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Brain Injury Awareness Month

For more than three decades, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has proudly led the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month by conducting an engaging public awareness campaign in March of each year. This campaign provides a platform for educating the general public about the incidence of brain injury and the needs of…

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