Category: Healthcare

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How to Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, 2018 First celebrated in 1992, World Breastfeeding Week is now observed in over 120 countries around the world with twin goals of improving the health of babies and promoting, protecting, and supporting the rights of women to breastfeed anywhere and at any time. Join Positive

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Men’s Health Month Activities – June 2018

The start of summer is always a great time to get outside and get active. How serendipitous that it coincides with the 24th annual Men’s Health Month. Grab your Dad, brother, uncle, son, grandpa, or any male friend and encourage them to focus on their health this month. The Facts

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National Nursing Assistants Week Ideas To Reward & Motivate Your Staff

Since 1977, National Nursing Assistants Week has been held to celebrate and recognize the outstanding work and contributions of nursing assistants in the healthcare and senior living communities. Your staff deserves praise and appreciation, and there’s never been a better time to show it than National Nursing Assistants Week, June

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Men’s Health Month: Learn the Facts, Then Act

June is Men’s Health Month, an important time to take stock of the challenges facing men and their wellness. We’ve compiled a selection of some of the most important stats in men’s health, also providing a quick action plan for addressing these often shocking facts. Read on to learn how

Skilled Nursing Care Week

Celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week® May 13-19, 2018

Your staff is your most important asset! Let the people who care for your residents know you appreciate them during National Skilled Nursing Care Week® (formerly Nursing Home Week). Working with seniors and people with disabilities is challenging, and those who do it deserve special recognition. Show your team you

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National Nurses Week 2018 and How to Celebrate

When is National Nurses Week 2018? National Nurses Week 2018 begins with National Nurses Day on Sunday, May 6th and culminates on Saturday, May 12th, the birthday of the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale.   What is National Nurses Week? First observed in October 1954 to mark the 100th

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How to Thank Dedicated Volunteers

Why are volunteers important? Volunteers are dedicated individuals who selflessly donate their time and energy to help raise awareness for a cause, run events and fundraisers, or act as temporary chaperones and guardians for special events. Skilled volunteers are among the most important, creating high impact whether building sets and

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Pinwheel Garden For Child Abuse Prevention

A blue pinwheel has come to be the symbol of child abuse and neglect prevention. This classic children’s toy represents wonder, hope, and happiness—things all children deserve. Pinwheels and the pinwheel garden are unique, eye-catching ways to raise awareness and show your commitment to children and your community. More and more

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5 Best Reasons to Eat Healthy

March is National Nutrition Month®* and there’s no better time to focus on the benefits of healthy eating and maintaining a healthy diet. If you already eat a diet of nutritious foods, great! If not, make a commitment to yourself and your health to start now, or share these tips

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How to Celebrate and Recognize Your Healthcare Volunteers

Volunteers are an important part of any organization, especially within the healthcare industry. It is there where they best provide emotional support, listening ears, smiles, and much more for everyone around them, from residents to medical staff. In 1974, President Richard Nixon established National Volunteer Week as an opportunity for