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April is National Cancer Control Month

April Is National Cancer Control Month: Discussing Cancer And The Elderly

“National Cancer Control Month” is observed each year during the month of April. National Cancer Control Month is a federally endorsed observation that is annually encouraged by a proclamation from the President of the United States, approved through a joint resolution by congress in 1938. If your elderly loved one has been recently diagnosed with …

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Geriatric Care For Seniors and Their Families

Geriatric Care Management: Supporting Seniors And Their Families

Geriatric Care Management is a rapidly-growing service provided by Unicity Healthcare.  Geriatric care managers offer support and personal assistance to seniors and their families. When older adults and their families are faced with the issues of aging, professional geriatric care management can help.  Here at Unicity Healthcare we work closely with families, and our geriatric …

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Showing Appreciation For Caregivers On ‘National Caregivers Day’ – February 15, 2019

National Caregivers Day is observed on the third Friday of each February.  This year held on February 15, 2019, National Caregivers Day is observed to honor and recognize all the dedication caregivers offer. With over 66 million family caregivers in the United States alone, National Caregivers Day is a way for us to pay tribute to the …

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Heart Healthy Tips For Seniors

Heart-Healthy Tips For Seniors During American Heart Month This February

February is designated as American Heart Month to advocate about cardiovascular health and raise awareness about heart disease. During this month of Valentine’s Day and “love,” American Heart Month serves as the perfect opportunity to focus our attention on ways to promote and maintain heart health. Since 1963, American Heart Month has been celebrated as …

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What We All Should Know During “Glaucoma Awareness Month”

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, which aims to spread awareness about the disease. According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, more than 3 million people in the United States currently have glaucoma; however, experts estimate that half of those with glaucoma don’t know they have it.  The National Eye Institute projects this number of those …

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Calling Attention To Older Driver Safety During Awareness Week: December 3-7, 2018

From December 3rd through December 7th, 2018, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is calling attention to different aspects of older driver safety. AOTA’s Older Driver Safety Awareness Week aims to promote understanding of the barriers older adults face when driving is no longer an option, and to increase awareness of the steps older adults can take to …

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World Mental Health Day Highlights Awareness And Advocacy For All Ages

Every year on October 10, The World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates World Mental Health Day.  World Mental Health Day highlight issues of global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against the social stigma of mental health illnesses.  The goal is to help raise mental health awareness, as well as show that we all can help to ensure that people dealing with …

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