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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is an opportunity to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with the virus, and to commemorate those who have lost their lives from an AIDS-related illness. Globally, there are an estimated 38 million people who have the virus. We take today to remind people that there…

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National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s is a complex neurological disease that is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s and more than 10 million are caring for a loved one with the disease. Detecting the…

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World Antibiotic Week

Antibiotics can save lives and are critical tools for treating a number of common and more serious infections. Antibiotic resistance happens when germs, like bacteria and fungi, develop the ability to defeat the drugs designed to kill them. Each year in the United States, more than 2.8 million infections from bacteria that are resistant to…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for men and women, accounting for 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the United States. Surgery alone in the early stages of lung cancer can offer an 80% survival rate or better. We are taking this month to learn…

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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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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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Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day serves as a yearly reminder that handwashing with soap and water is one of the best steps we can take to avoid getting sick. Many germs that can make people sick are spread when we don’t wash our hands with soap and clean, running water. Join us in raising awareness of Global…

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Meadowbrook – America’s Best Nursing Home!

Meadowbrook Care Center is proud to announce that we ranked within the top 20 American Best Nursing Homes 2021!   The Newsweek rankings are based on the facility’s ability to control the  COVID-19 threat, performance data, and peer recommendations.   At Meadowbrook, our residents are our top priority. Thank you, Newsweek for recognizing our efforts…

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National Healthcare Food Services Workers Week

There’s one group of people who often go unrecognized for their efforts in our healthcare experience, and that’s the men and women who work hard to keep the patients and staff fed. Healthcare Foodservice has been around as long as there have been hospitals to take care of the sick and infirm, and as food…

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International Day of Elder Persons

International Day of Elder Persons’ Day raises awareness of the special health needs of older persons and of their contributions to their own health and to the functioning of the societies in which they live. This year’s theme is “Year of the Nurse and Midwife.” We take today to highlight the role of healthcare works…

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