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Posted On June 1, 2020
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June is National Safety Month

Educating organizations, communities, and individuals about unintentional and preventable injuries and deaths are essential to encourage the everyday practice of safe behaviors. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), 97 – 99% of injuries are caused by our own errors and mistakes. Unintentional injuries are the number one cause of… more »

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Posted On May 4, 2020
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May is Older Americans Month and this year’s theme is Make your Mark!  While this may seem impossible during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are several ways to manage this crisis while making an impact in your community. But first, if you are celebrating Older Americans Month, we want to celebrate you! Congratulations! You have made… more »

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Posted On April 7, 2020
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National Public Health Week is April 6th  – 12th  

Health is more than the absence of disease. The study of public health addresses strategies on how to keep people living long and happy lives in whatever environment they reside. According to the American Public Health Association, “Where we live, learn, work, worship, and play… more »

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Posted On March 2, 2020
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National Sleep Awareness Week is March 8th – 14th

Sleep is one of the most overlooked areas of general health and wellness although it is one of the most important. We spend as much as 1/3 of our entire lives sleeping, so getting quality sleep is vital. Not getting enough sleep can result in mental… more »

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Posted On February 3, 2020
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Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week is February 16th- 23rd and National RAK day is February 17th!

The goal of RAK Week is to promote positive change in families, schools, the workplace, and society through kindness.  Participate by performing a simple gesture to positively impact someone else’s day.

The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation encourages… more »

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Posted On December 1, 2019
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December 1 – 7  is National Hand Washing Awareness Week!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, handwashing can prevent 1 in 3 diarrhea-related illnesses and 1 in 5 infections, including the flu.

Think about setting a goal to wash your hands several times a day, consider using #NationalHandWashingWeek to post on social… more »

November is National Healthy Skin Month

Posted On November 1, 2019
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November is National Healthy Skin Month sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology.  This observance is intended to raise awareness about the importance of taking good care of your skin because it is your body’s largest organ!

To learn more, go to the following links –

https://nationaltoday.com/national-healthy-skin-month/

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted On October 1, 2019
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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual educational campaign to increase awareness of the disease and promote the importance of physical exams and early screenings.

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the United States and throughout the world. About 1 in… more »

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Posted On September 1, 2019
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September is Whole Grains Month! Chances are that you have probably heard the term “whole grain” before. But what is a whole grain? And what makes them part of a healthy diet? Read more…

Whole grains include grains like wheat, corn, rice, oats, barley, quinoa, and more, but only when they are eaten in their… more »