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National Cholesterol Education Month

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your blood. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but high levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the number one leading cause of death in Americans. High Cholesterol can be prevented…

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Summer Sun Safety Month

Summer Sun Safety Month reminds us that the skin is the body’s largest organ. It is important to take the correct precautions when going out into the sun because of the damage ultraviolet radiation exposure can do to your skin. Protect your skin from the sun by: Staying in the shade as much as possible…

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Hepatitis Awareness Month

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 Awareness Month

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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UV Safety Month

Summer has arrived and spending time outside is a great way to be physically active, reduce stress, and get vitamin D. This is a great time to highlight that July is UV Safety Month! Ultraviolet (UV) radiation comes from the sun, tanning beds, and sunlamps, and can damage skin cells. Protect your skin from the…

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National Nursing Assistants Week

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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Community Health Improvement Week

As we move towards the recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic, we highlight Community Health Improvement Week. We honor the health professionals who were at the forefront of the pandemic and those who work closely with our community. This year’s theme is Reflect, Renew, and Rise Together. Reflect on the need to improve healthcare for the…

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Older Americans Month

Every year in May, Older Americans Month recognizes the contributions of older adults across the nation. While raising families and building careers, older Americans also gave back to their communities in a variety of ways. Their stories and contributions help to support and inspire others. This month we remind others to continue to protect our…

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Skilled Nursing Care Week

Skilled Nursing Care Week is celebrated from May 9th to the 15th. It takes the time to recognize skilled nursing care facilitates and the compassionate care their staff provides. In the past year, skilled nursing care teams have shown their commitment to providing quality care and ensuring the health and safety of their residents. This…

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National Nurses Week

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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