World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed annually on December 1. This is a chance for people all over the world to come together in the battle against HIV, to support those who are living with HIV, and to remember those who have passed away from an AIDS-related illness. The first...

National Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month is observed to recognize the extraordinary Native Americans who have made significant contributions to enhancing the character of the country. The term “American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month” is often used to...

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

For the month of November people around the country come together to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease. Did you know, there are over 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging and the disease gets...
Respiratory Care Week

Respiratory Care Week

The field of medicine known as respiratory care focuses on the promotion of ideal cardiopulmonary function, health, and wellness. Respiratory therapists identify, treat, and combat conditions that damage the lungs.   Our lungs are the doorway that can help us...
International Infection Prevention Week

International Infection Prevention Week

  International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) reminds us that while our industry was turned upside down and continues to be challenged by COVID-19, basic practices to prevent procedure- and surgical site-related infections remain critical to protecting...
Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to be observant of our loved ones who may have been diagnosed with Breast Cancer.   According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, here are some important facts about breast cancer: This year, an estimated...
Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week

Did you know that roughly 1 in 5 American adults suffers from a mental illness? A study of over 90,000 people worldwide found that the stigma of mental illness is one of the top reasons that people don’t receive care. This statistic only keeps growing steadily at an...
World Heart Day

World Heart Day

Today is World Heart Day. The heart is one of the most vital organs in your body that requires care and attention in order to stay healthy. That’s why today, we will celebrate all seniors who are living with a heart condition, working hard to survive through...

Rosh Hashanah 2022

Rosh Hashanah this year is held from September 25-27.   This holiday begins on the first day of Tishrei, and it marks the beginning of the civil year. It also marks the beginning of a 10-day period of soul searching and contemplation that concludes with Yom...
National Rehabilitation Month

National Rehabilitation Month

Rehabilitation is an important part in seniors’ lives. It helps them get back to the way they were before any medical problems set in. A senior with poor mobility and balance may need help getting around, while an older adult with arthritis or who has had a...