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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November!

November 3, 2020 — Did you know? Native American Heritage Month and Native American Heritage Day (on the 27th) both fall in November. Today there are approximately 326 total reservations in the United States. Some of these reservations were originally remnants of native tribes’ lands, while others were created by the federal government for Native Americans who were forcibly... Read More

Movember vs. No Shave November, What’s it all about?

November 3, 2020 — Recently you may have noticed some of the clean-shaven men in your life becoming fuzzier as their ‘staches, goatees, Fu Manchus, mutton chops and other furry face-warmers sprout predominantly over the brisk month of November. These sudden changes to their features foster a conversation about their noble goal: raise awareness and money for cancer research.... Read More

Chess Throughout History

October 3, 2020 — Over the years, chess has spread throughout the world and enjoyed massive waves of popularity. While chess is thought to have originated as a war game, it was seen as a game of nobility and education in Europe in the 1500s. History has shown from actions in Europe around the year 1500 that chess had... Read More

Creative Halloween Decorations

October 3, 2020 — If you are bored with traditional Halloween decorations, a little creativity may help you create a unique Halloween display. If you are looking for something different to do this year, read on for creative ideas. Masks: Hang a creepy, funny, or creative mask on your door. Decorate a scarecrow or your garden with them. You... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness

October 3, 2020 — Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Mammograms are the best way to detect breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat and before it has progressed enough to cause symptoms. What are the symptoms? There are different symptoms of breast cancer, and some people have no... Read More

National Physical Therapy Month

October 3, 2020 — Did you know that physical therapy may be a safe, effective alternative route to treat chronic pain conditions? According to the APTA (American Physical Therapy Association) physical therapy is “the safer way to manage pain,” without using potentially harmful and addictive medication. If you’re wondering if physical therapy might be a good treatment for you,... Read More

Do Something Nice Day

October 3, 2020 — Flex your kindness muscles this October on National Do Something Nice Day. It’s easy to become so caught up in the stressors of daily life that we forget to do our part to uplift our friends and loved ones. On October 5, remember to go out of your way to do a good deed. It... Read More

September is Courtesy Month: The Power of Courtesy and Kindness

September 5, 2020 — With so much uncertainty and division across world, it’s easy to lose sight of a very easy and obtainable mindset: be kind. Here’s a question: what if more people were “guilty” of random acts of kindness? Just simply being courteous and kind without gaining any benefit from the situation or person. Just being kind for... Read More

National Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week, September 13-19, 2020

September 5, 2020 — Held every year during the second full week of September, Environmental Services Week/International Housekeepers Week is a week dedicated to recognizing the efforts of hard-working custodial staff members. True heroes of any building’s operation, custodial staff demonstrate the extraordinary teamwork and management required to care for complex healthcare environments around our country. Cleaning employees have... Read More

The Gift of Grandparents

September 5, 2020 — One of the biggest blessings you can have in life is grandparents. A consistently positive relationship with your grandparents can add so many good things to your life. For starters, think about the wealth of knowledge that your grandparents have to share. They are extraordinary people! They have lived many years, and have stories to... Read More