Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. ~ Albert Einstein

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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 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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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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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 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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June is National Men’s Health Month. It’s a time to raising awareness of preventable health problems and encouraging early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. In the United States, men on average, die at higher rates of heart disease, cancer and unintentional injuries. Take this month to encourage the men in your…

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Stroke Awareness Month spreads awareness and aims to reduce the incidence of strokes. Nearly half of adults with high blood pressure are women. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes can increase the risk of having a stroke. Reduce this risk by monitoring your diet and exercising regularly.  

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a whole month dedicated to making mental health is something everyone should care about. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the mental health of people of all ages. Now, more than ever, it is critical to reducing the stigma around mental health struggles, because that stigma…

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In the last year, nurses shown us the vital role they play in healthcare every day. During National Nurses Week, we celebrate our nurses and thank them for all their hard work, and their dedication to protecting our residents while continually providing quality care.

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