Respiratory Care Week

The field of medicine known as respiratory care focuses on the promotion of ideal cardiopulmonary function, health, and wellness. Respiratory therapists identify, treat, and combat conditions that damage the lungs.   Our lungs are the doorway that can help us lead a healthy life. Which is why the importance of taking great care of ourselves […]

Mental Illness Awareness Week

Did you know that roughly 1 in 5 American adults suffers from a mental illness? A study of over 90,000 people worldwide found that the stigma of mental illness is one of the top reasons that people don’t receive care. This statistic only keeps growing steadily at an alarming rate.   The severity of this […]

World Heart Day

Today is World Heart Day. The heart is one of the most vital organs in your body that requires care and attention in order to stay healthy. That’s why today, we will celebrate all seniors who are living with a heart condition, working hard to survive through their disease and overcome it so they can […]

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.    

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 leading cause of mortality and disability. You can lower […]

World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, created by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) in 2012.   Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and it affects the parts of the brain that control memory, thoughts, judgement, language and communication.   World Alzheimer’s Month allows us the opportunity to raise awareness and to educate ourselves and others. […]

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease that affects the central nervous system and skeletal muscle. Those who suffer from SMA lose the ability to walk, eat, and breathe without medical intervention. Spinal Muscular Atrophy symptoms begin at the age in which motor function is affected. The earlier the age of onset, the greater […]

National Eye Exam Month

Eye health is a part of our overall health. Eye-care is much more than how you see, your eyes experience everything from ultraviolet ray exposure to elements of weather and the workplace. It’s important to take care of your eyes, and the best way to do so is through eye exams. As we age, getting […]

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 commonly known as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C,  Hepatitis […]