National Stress Awareness Day

Stress is a response to demands on the body and life, a response to crisis and fears. National Stress Awareness Day is dedicated to identify and reduce stress factors that have contributed to your life. Failure to handle stress in your life effectively can lead to serious health problems, including increased blood pressure, susceptibility to…

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Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month is observed every October to raise awareness of physical therapy as a safe, effective alternative to medication and surgery. It is also a tool to help prevent injuries or illnesses before they occur. Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants play a critical role in helping Americans of all ages and abilities…

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World Osteoporosis Day

Osteoporosis is the underlying cause of painful, debilitating, and life-threatening broken bones – known as fragility fractures. It affects one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50. World Osteoporosis Day raises global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis.

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Daily Dose of Inspiration

Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth. ~ Horace From our friends at caregiverlist.com

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Honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is by far the most common cancer in women worldwide, both in developed and developing countries. In low- and middle-income countries the incidence has been rising up steadily in the last years due to an increase in life expectancy, increased urbanization, and adoption of western lifestyles. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is honored every…

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Commemorating Cholesterol Education Month

More than 102 million American Adults (20 years or older) have total cholesterol levels at or above 200 mg/dL, which is above healthy levels. More than 35 million of these people have levels of 240 mg/dL or higher, which puts them at high risk for heart disease. What a better time to get your blood…

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Bringing the New York State Fair to Van Duyn!

Our wonderful Recreation Department brought the New York State Fair to our residents at Van Duyn! Every day this week will include delicious snacks and foods that would normally be found at the fair. On Monday, our residents learned about the Diary Building, looked at past butter sculptures, and even tried their very own Rainbow…

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