Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month! According to Prevent Blindness, by 2032, 38.5 million Americans will suffer from cataracts. What Is Cataract?  Prevent Blindness states that, “Cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens which blocks or changes the passage of light into the eye.” Cataracts affect women more than men,

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Aphasia Awareness Month

June is Aphasia Awareness Month! According to the National Aphasia Association, about 84.5 percent of Americans have never heard of aphasia, yet 2 million Americans are affected by it. This month is all about raising awareness while paving the way for better communication experiences for those living with aphasia.  

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National Nursing Assistants Week

  The National Network of Career Nursing Assistants celebrates National Nursing Assistant Week from June 13th to the 20th! The theme for this week is, “Creating a Community of Caring.” The National Network of Career Nursing Assistants has listed several ways to celebrate National Nursing Assistant Week:    Arrange various

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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

It’s Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month! According to the Alzheimer’s Association​, 50 million are currently living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month is all about learning more about Alzheimer’s and the impact it has on our brains.  What is Alzheimer’s? According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “Alzheimer’s

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