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Honoring Social Work Month

Social Work Day recognizes the hard work and dedication of social workers. Social workers assess needs and advocate for their patients to get them resources they need to improve their lives. Today we honor our heroes in our Social Work Department. Thank you for your tireless dedication to Meadowbrook Care Center and to our residents.…

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Brain Injury Month

There are more than 5.3 million children and adults in the United States who are living with a permanent brain injury-related disability. That is one in every 60 people. Brain Injury Month aims to de-stigmatize brain injuries and increase the understanding of these injuries as chronic conditions.

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Long-Term Care Administrator’s Week

This week we take the time to commend and honor our Administrator who lead our communities. During the pandemic Long-Term Care Administrators have taken the responsibility in caring for the most vulnerable to COVID-19. Administrators are key players in the care team and are entrusted with the responsibility of managing the care of our loved…

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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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