National Nurse Practitioner Week

  November 11th – 17th is National Nurse Practitioners Week! Nurse Practitioners have licensed clinicians who work to prevent disease and manage patients health. NPs specialize with several different types of patients, including children and the elderly, and they also practice in areas such as dermatology and cardiovascular health. They

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National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

  In November, Alzheimer’s Awareness month is observed. Just like World Alzheimer’s Day, this month stresses the importance of understanding this severe form of dementia, in order to hopefully prevent or find a cure for this disease. Legacy Health Services participated in the 2018 Walk To End Alzheimer’s on October

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National Family Caregivers Month

It’s National Family Caregivers Month! November is the month when we recognize and give thanks to all Family Caregivers. Family caregivers are people, usually relatives or close friends, who provide physical and/or emotional support to an ill or disabled loved one, especially if the individual is suffering from a mental

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Gerontological Nursing Week

  National Gerontological Nursing week is celebrated November 21st through the 28th. Gerontological Nursing is the specialized care of older adults in the medical field. Over the years, this field is expected to grow as life-expectancy rates rise in numbers and the patients defined as eligible for this type of

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National Medical-Surgical Nurses Week

The first week in November (the 1st- 7th) is known as National Medical-Surgical Nurses Week. This week focuses on the nurses in the medical-surgical field and raises awareness of just how important these nurses are. Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, (AMSN), presents several different ideas to celebrate and acknowledge the work

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