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history of national nurses week and national nurses month

History of National Nurses Week

Thank You, Nurses! Each May, we recognize both Nurse Appreciation Week (May 6 – 12) and National...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
National Doctors Day

Celebrating National Doctors’ Day

Every year on March 30th, we honor physicians for the work they do for their patients and their...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Occupational Therapy Month

What is Occupational Therapy (OT)?

Every April, we celebrate National Occupational Therapy Month to honor the differences these vital...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Social Workers Month

Social Work Month: Social Work Breaks Barriers

Breaking Barriers That Prevent People and Communities from Thriving Social Work Month is a time to...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act

An Overview Of Our Civil Rights A few years ago I visited the San Francisco Bay area and Berkley,...

Aaron Baker

Anxiety Management: How to Protect Your Energy

Anxious People: Protect Your Energy Anxiety is an incredibly pervasive feeling that impacts every...

Dr. Liz Matheis
older seniors risk major surgery

Should Older Seniors Risk Major Surgery? New Research Offers Guidance

Nearly 1 in 7 older adults die within a year of undergoing major surgery, according to an...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS

What Does Anxiety Look Like?

This is Anxiety Too When we think of anxiety or a person who is anxious, we often think of someone...

Dr. Liz Matheis
flu and older adults

Influenza (Flu) and Older Adults

Each year, millions of people suffer from seasonal influenza, which is often called the flu. The flu...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
air pollution and dementia

Clearing Pollution Helps Clear the Fog of Aging — And May Cut the Risk of Dementia

During the past decade, a growing body of research has shown that air pollution harms older...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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