Healthcare News & Information

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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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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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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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 this time to schedule an appointment for an eye exam…

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Hepatitis Awareness Week

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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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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Men’s Health Month

June is National Men’s Health Month. It’s a time to raising awareness of preventable health problems and encouraging early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. In the United States, men on average, die at higher rates of heart disease, cancer and unintentional injuries. Take this month to encourage the men in your…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a whole month dedicated to making mental health is something everyone should care about. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the mental health of people of all ages. Now, more than ever, it is critical to reducing the stigma around mental health struggles, because that stigma…

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