Preventing Falls Through Raising Awareness

  National falls prevention observances are held throughout September, revolving around the first day of fall.   During this month, health care providers and senior service agencies work to raise the awareness of older adults and their families, caregivers, that falls are preventable and detail the ways one can reduce fall risk. Falling and fear of…

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The Month of August Puts Spotlight on Vaccines

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held every August to spotlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. Communities across the nation country use the month each year to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing serious, sometimes deadly, diseases across the lifespan.  The annul NIAM is sponsored by…

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