National Cholesterol Education Month

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the number one leading cause of death in Americans. High Cholesterol can be prevented…

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Healthy Aging Month

Healthy Aging Month is celebrated in September and is designed to focus on the positive aspects of aging. As life expectancy gets older, we continue to motivate adults to improve their overall health and well-being. Healthy Aging is not just physical, it also includes a healthy mental and social state.

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Summer Sun Safety Month

Summer Sun Safety Month reminds us that the skin is the body’s largest organ. It is important to take the correct precautions when going out into the sun because of the damage ultraviolet radiation exposure can do to your skin. Protect your skin from the sun by: Staying in the shade as much as possible…

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National Eye Exam Month

Eyecare is much more than how you see, your eyes experience everything from ultraviolet ray exposure to elements of weather and the workplace. As you age, the risk of developing cataracts and eye diseases like macular degeneration increases. August is National Eye Exam Month, take this time to schedule an appointment for an eye exam…

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Hepatitis Awareness Week

Every thirty seconds, a person dies from a hepatitis-related illness. Hepatitis is is the inflammation of the liver, a vital organ that processes nutrients and fights infections. Heavy use of alcohol, toxins, and viruses can cause hepatitis. Hepatitis Awareness Week brings aims to educate others about viral hepatitis.

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Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma is a rare cancer that arises in the bones and the connective tissues such as fats and muscles. It is most commonly found in the arms and the legs, but can occur anywhere in the body. July is Sarcoma Awareness Month to encourage research and create awareness for a Sarcoma, also known as the…

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UV Safety Month

Summer has arrived and spending time outside is a great way to be physically active, reduce stress, and get vitamin D. This is a great time to highlight that July is UV Safety Month! Ultraviolet (UV) radiation comes from the sun, tanning beds, and sunlamps, and can damage skin cells. Protect your skin from the…

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National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month

Migraines impact about 40 million people in the United States, and one billion people worldwide. June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about migraines and other headache diseases. Globally, migraines and headaches are recognized as the second cause of disability. Let’s take the time to educate ourselves and others…

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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, a time to bring up the conversation of the brain, Alzheimer’s disease, and other types of dementia. There are more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s. It has been estimated that there will be 76 million people worldwide with Alzheimer’s or dementia by 2030. Take the time this…

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National Nursing Assistants Week

National Nursing Assistants Week is a special time set aside annually to celebrate and recognize the important work that CNAs do all year long. Nursing Assistants go by many titles (CNA, LNA, RNA, HHA) but they all provide hands-on care to others who need assistance with daily tasks of care. Now more than ever, attention…

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