Winter Solstice

The winter solstice, marking the onset of winter, stands as an astronomical marvel and a cultural celebration across various traditions worldwide. Falling typically on December 21st in the Northern Hemisphere, it represents the shortest day and longest night of the year. As the Earth’s axial tilt reaches its furthest point from the sun, this pivotal…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

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 with radiation therapy to the chest. Let’s take time…

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National Long-Term Care Awareness Month

According to the American Association for Long-Term Insurance, 70% of men and women over the age of 65 will need some kind of long-term care services. November has been designated Long Term Care Awareness Month to educate Americans on the growing need for long-term care (LTC.)

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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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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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Stress Awareness Month

Learning to cope with our stress and finding healthy ways to deal with these situations can go a long way in living a healthy and positive life. Stress is a response to demands on the body and life, a response to crisis and fears. Long-term stress can prove to be more than just a mental…

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Brain Injury Month

There are more than 5.3 million children and adults in the United States who are living with a permanent brain injury-related disability. That is one in every 60 people. Brain Injury Month aims to de-stigmatize brain injuries and increase the understanding of these injuries as a chronic condition.

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Long-Term Care Administrator’s Week

This week we take the time to commend and honor our Administrator who lead our communities. During the pandemic Long-Term Care Administrators have taken the responsibility in caring for the most vulnerable to COVID-19. Administrators are key players in the care team and are entrusted with the responsibility of managing the care of our loved…

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