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National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s is a complex neurological disease that is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s and more than 10 million are caring for a loved one with the disease. Detecting the…

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National Stress Awareness Day

Stress is a response to demands on the body and life, a response to crisis and fears. National Stress Awareness Day is dedicated to identify and reduce stress factors that have contributed to your life. Failure to handle stress in your life effectively can lead to serious health problems, including increased blood pressure, susceptibility to…

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Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day serves as a yearly reminder that handwashing with soap and water is one of the best steps we can take to avoid getting sick. Many germs that can make people sick are spread when we don’t wash our hands with soap and clean, running water. Join us in raising awareness of Global…

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Benefits of Wearing a Cloth Face Covering

The CDC has recommended wearing a face mask or a cloth face covering in public settings, especially in settings were social distancing is difficult, such as grocery stores. While everyone should always try to maintain a proper six feet from people to create social distance, read below about the benefits of wearing a cloth face…

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Tips To Keep You Sane and Upbeat During this Coronavirus Crisis

Tips to keep you sane and focused during this coronavirus crisis do exist. And, if you use them, you will sail through this trying time with flying colors and with your psychological and physical well being intact. No doubt you, as well as all of us, are going through a very stressful time. But, that’s…

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Skilled Nursing Homes Restricting Visitors Due To Coronavirus

Skilled nursing homes as well as the VA hospitals are restricting  visitors from entering their facilities. This is to better protect their most vulnerable patients against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.   In the case of the VA hospitals, no outsiders are permitted to see these residents except for compassionate cases when a veteran is in…

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Brain Injury Awareness Month

For more than three decades, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has proudly led the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month by conducting an engaging public awareness campaign in March of each year. This campaign provides a platform for educating the general public about the incidence of brain injury and the needs of…

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March Is National Caffeine Awareness Month, Be Smart

Caffeine is one of Americans’ favorite things. Indeed, many people depend on at least one fresh cup of coffee to start their morning. Moreover, many of us drink these beverages throughout the day. For example, tea, sodas, and energy drinks. And, while caffeine gets us started in the morning and has some positive health benefits,…

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