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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 Nutrition Month, Time To Eat Right

March is designated as National Nutrition Month and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates this every year. The focus of the Academy as well as the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) is to encourage the public to eat the right foods. They are promoting two objectives: Eat nutritious foods to maintain good health To reduce…

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Recreational Therapy Month

Recreational Therapy Month raises awareness about the positive and pivotal impact of therapeutic recreation programs and services in improving health and well-being. Over the years, recreational therapy has become an important component of quality patient care.

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Celebrating Activity Professionals Week

Activity Professionals are part of a vitally important profession that helps people live a life that is full of fun and meaningful activities. The holistic and person-directed approach to caring for our elders is a site to behold. We would like to especially acknowledge and applaud our Activity Professionals on the great work they do!

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Honoring National Blood Donor Month

Donating blood saves many lives and improves health for many people. According to the World Health Organization, “blood is the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person — the gift of life. A decision to donate your blood can save a life, or even several if your blood is separated into its…

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Walking Is Great Exercise, How Much Do You Need Every Day?

Walking every day is great exercise and an excellent way to keep you and your body healthy. But how much walking do you need to day? Is there a minimum and a maximum amount?   The accepted wisdom for a daily walk to be beneficial, is that you need to walk 10,000 steps. As a…

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