Washing hands can keep you healthy and prevent the spread of respiratory and diarrheal infections from one person to the next. Today, we are sharing the American Medical Association’s and American Academy of Family Physicians’ four principles about hand awareness: ...December 1st – 7th is Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week! Designed to raise awareness and educate the public about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and the 1 million people in America living with some form of the disease....November is National Home Care Month! Home caregivers not only provide quality care to patients in the comfort of their home, but they also allow patients to remain independent longer. Thank you Home care workers for all that you do! November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Acute Home Healthcare would like to thank all Hospice and Palliative workers for continually serving patients and their families in their time of need. Thank you for providing quality care to members in our...November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and learn more about Alzheimer’s disease. Let us show our support for the more than 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimers. 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...World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991, by International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body cannot produce enough insulin to control glucose...National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate these exceptional health care providers. We are taking this time to thank all Nurse Practitioners for their hard work and dedication to patient care. Thank you veterans for your sacrifice and service. Today we honor you.Home Care Aide Week is honored during the second full week of November. We take this time to recognize the contributions that home care aides make in providing personal care services to their patients.