Medical

National Long Term Care Month

November is National Long Term Care Month! National LTC Month was established in 2001, to help raise awareness on the importance of having a long term care plan.   70% of men and women over the age of 65 will need some form of long term care service.   The more we...

World Stroke Day

World Stroke Day brings awareness and advocates to improve stroke prevention and support for survivors and caregivers. Older people are at a higher risk of strokes and lack of knowledge regarding the signs and symptoms of the disease play a major role in making it a...

International Infection Prevention Week

International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), is observed on the third week of October each year and was established in 1986. This week is sponsored by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and aims to shine a light on infection...

Hepatitis Awareness Week

World Hepatitis Day is recognized  annually on the 28th of July, the birthday of Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who first discovered the hepatitis B virus in 1967 and developed the first Hepatitis B vaccine just two years later. Virial hepatitis are a group of diseases more...