Author: Chelsey

05 Oct Mental Illness Awareness Week

This week we are honoring Mental Illness Awareness week, which aims to fight discrimination and provide support to those with mental illnesses. Mental health conditions are often misunderstood and often not discussed. Take the time this week to start an open discussion about mental health.  ...

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23 Sep World Alzheimer’s Month

World Alzheimer’s Month is recognized every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigmas around dementia. This year’s campaign is about the warning signs of dementia. Let’s encourage others to seek information about Alzheimer’s or dementia. By learning more about dementia and memory behavior, you...

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07 Sep 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...

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02 Sep 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...

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26 Aug 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...

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19 Aug National Eye Exam Month

Eyecare is much more than how you see, your eyes experience everything from ultraviolet ray exposure to elements of weather and the workplace. As you age, the risk of developing cataracts and eye diseases like macular degeneration increases. August is National Eye Exam Month, take...

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10 Aug National Immunization Awareness Month

The spread of vaccine misinformation is increasing worldwide. National Immunization Awareness Month is observed every August in order to highlight the importance of vaccinations for people of all ages. Diseases still exist and outbreaks occur, vaccines protect against serious and potentially deadly diseases. Vaccines are the...

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04 Aug National Minority Donor Awareness Week

National Minority Donor Awareness Week creates awareness of the need for organ, eye, and tissue donors amongst minorities and honors those who have donated. According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, minorities are three times more likely than Caucasians to suffer...

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