Honoring World Tuberculosis Day

Each day, over 4,000 people lose their lives to Tuberculosis (TB )and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease. We aim to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of Tuberculosis, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

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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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Honoring Low Vision Awareness Month

By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision. Low vision is when even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, people have difficulty seeing, which makes everyday tasks difficult to do. For people…

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Guide for Home Accessibility Modifications for Seniors

For many older adults, home modifications are a necessity in order for their living space to be safe and accessible. Proper modifications will allow your loved one to perform tasks better and live independently, even with their physical limitations. If you are considering making some changes in your senior’s home, here are a few tips…

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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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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week honors those born with a heart defect and all of the families and friends touched by children with heart defects. This is also the time for recognizing those who care for children and adults born with heart defects, as well as researchers and other heart experts.

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How Losing Pounds Perpetuates Better Sleep

If you’ve already seen your 60th birthday come and go, you’ve probably noticed it’s a little tougher to maintain your weight. Thanks to shifting hormones and other physical changes, it becomes difficult to lose excess fat as we age. However, there is a laundry list of reasons that whittling down your waistline is good for…

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