National Influenza Vaccination Week

National Influenza Vaccination Week highlights the importance of continuing flu vaccinations through the holiday season and beyond. As much as it is the holiday season, it is also flu season. If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet, now is a perfect time!

National Handwashing Awareness Week

Washing hands can keep you healthy and prevent the spread of respiratory and diarrheal infections from one person to the next. Today, we are sharing the American Medical Association’s and American Academy of Family Physicians’ four principles about hand awareness:  ...

Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week

December 1st – 7th is Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week! Designed to raise awareness and educate the public about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and the 1 million people in America living with some form of the disease....

National Diabetes Month

According to the CDC, more than 1 in 3 adults in America have prediabetes. Prediabetes is a health condition where your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes. November is National Diabetes Month, a time...

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and learn more about Alzheimer’s disease. Let us show our support for the more than 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimers. Show your support by learning more about Alzheimer’s...

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991, by International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body cannot produce enough insulin to control glucose...

National Nurse Practitioner Week

National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate these exceptional health care providers. We are taking this time to thank all Nurse Practitioners for their hard work and dedication to patient care.  

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...