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National Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month is observed to recognize the extraordinary Native Americans who have made significant contributions to enhancing the character of the country. The term “American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month” is often used to describe this month. One of the earliest proponents of creating an American Indian Day was Dr. Arthur C. …

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National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

For the month of November people around the country come together to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease. Did you know, there are over 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging and the disease gets progressively worse as time goes on. Here are some warning signs someone …

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National Health Center Week

It’s National Health Center Week! This week we’re raising awareness about the accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. Healthcare professionals, healthcare offices, health centers, and hospitals are crucial community services. They offer support and hope during our most difficult moments. Join us in honoring our healthcare heroes and their hard work …

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National Disability Independence Day

July 26th is National Disability Independence Day. On this day we recognize the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act passed in 1990. When passed, this act provided individuals with disabilities protection from employment discrimination, better access to services and better communication. Since the passing of the ADA, the act has inspired structural changes in …

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National Therapeutic Recreation Week

Join us in celebrating National Therapeutic Recreation Week! This week we’re bringing awareness to therapeutic recreation programs and services that can help improve the health and well-being of individuals with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. Anyone at any age can benefit from exercise and recreational activities. Best of all it doesn’t have to be time-consuming. …

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