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,
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.
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
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