Rosh Hashanah

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 Kippur. Traditionally, this period of 10 days, the Days of…

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Healthy Aging Month

This month of September, we are celebrating healthy aging month! Aging is an inevitable part of human nature, but we’re here to tell you that you can still look your best and live your best life even as you grow older. This month was first observed 30 years ago in 1992 to spread awareness about…

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National Rehabilitation Month

Rehabilitation is generally prescribed to assist a patient improve their everyday functioning. Simply put, it refers to care that enables you to regain, maintain, or increase the function and abilities you require to carry out daily activities.  The benefits of rehabilitation speaks for itself since the physical and mental changes that individuals experience have been…

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

In the United States alone, there are more than 16 million Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers. During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness & Family Caregivers Month, we honor the people who serve as care partners and caregivers by providing tips for those looking to support these families living with the disease. Whether you are seeking to support…

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National Wellness Month

August is National Wellness Month, which highlights the importance of self-care. Self-care can be categorized into many forms, but it is important to work on oneself especially physically, mentally, and emotionally. It can take 21 days to form a habit, and 90 days to form a routine. According to a survey conducted by OnePoll and…

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National Eye Exam Month

Eye health is a part of overall health. Nearly 12.2 million American need some sort of vision correction and don’t use any. As we age, getting an eye exam can detect early signs of damage to your eyes. August is National Eye Exam month, a great time to schedule a vision exam. Have you been…

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National Disability Independence Day

One in Four Americans with a disability can access and participate more in their workplace and in general communities because of National Independence Day. National Disability Independence Day is celebrated on July 26th in honor of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities. It also guarantees…

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Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma Awareness Month is recognized in the month of July. Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can occur in different locations of the body. It’s a rare soft-tissue cancer that comes can arise in different tissue structures such as nerves, muscles, joints, and connective tissues.  Sarcoma is considered the “forgotten cancer” and this month…

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Therapeutic Recreation Week

National Therapeutic Recreation Week aims to raise awareness of the program and services that can improve the mental, physical, and emotional health, and well-being of others. Therapeutic Recreation uses ascites such as music, art, sport, games, and movements to promote emotional wellbeing and expression while reintegrating into the community.

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UV Safety Month

Our exposure to the sun’s UV radiation will grow as the days get warmer. It is crucial that we shield our skin and eyes from the harm that would undoubtedly result from not taking precautions! Despite the ozone layer’s ability to block dangerous UVC radiation, UVB and UVA rays still manage to slip through. These…

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