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World Music Therapy Day

Many people refer to music as a universal language. World Music Therapy Day shines a light on music therapists worldwide. Music therapy has proven to be an effective way to address physical, cognitive, social, and emotional needs of seniors, and people with disabilities. People with cerebral palsy, autism and many other types of disabilities have…

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American Heart Month

Heart disease is the number one killer in Americans. About one in three women are diagnosed with heart disease. Every February, we celebrate American Heart Month to raise awareness about cardiovascular health, and educate others on heart disease and stroke prevention. Prevention is not impossible, you can start by increasing your physical activity and choosing…

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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week is observed each year during February 7–14 to promote awareness and education about congenital heart defects. It affects approximately one in one hundred births every year in the United States. It is the word’s most common birth defect. Take this week to raise awareness of congenital heart defects.

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National Therapeutic Recreation Month

National Therapeutic Recreation Month highlights the importance of engaging in activities that aid in recover and the healing of people with various disabilities. We honor our recreation therapists and all that they do to help our patients and our residents heal in the most enjoyable way.

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National Healthy Weight Week

In many parts of the United States, January contains short days, and harsh air. Though it may be difficult, keeping active year round is one of the most important ways to reduce one’s risk of cancer and other health issues. National Healthy Weight Week is celebrated on the third week of January and encourages Americans…

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Meadowbrook Ranked Best Nursing Home of 2021

Meadowbrook Care Center Center is excited to announce that we have ranked in the top 20 Best Nursing Homes of 2021, according to Newsweek! This year has been difficult for everyone. We would like to thank our hard-working Meadowbrook team for going above and beyond to ensure that our residents are happy and safe. We…

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Thyroid Health Awareness Month

The thyroid is a small gland found in the middle of the lower neck. The hormones it produces helps control your body temperature and heart rate, and help regulate the production of protein. January is Thyroid Awareness Month. Up to 20 million Americans have a thyroid condition. The thyroid can be either over-active or under-active.…

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National Blood Donor Month

About 36,000 units of red blood cells and 7,000 units of platelets are needed every single day in the U.S. Blood donations typically drop off during and immediately after the winter holidays, which makes National Blood Donor Month in January a critical time. Donating blood saves many lives and improves health for many people. According…

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National Hero Day

In the time of COVID-19, we must recognize those who have been on the front line and protecting our community from this virus. On National Hero Day, we honor our healthcare heroes who continue to do everything in their power to protect the citizens of our community.

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