July is UV Safety Awareness Month — Enjoy the Sunshine Responsibly!

“Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Bare feet and barbecues. Sunshine and swimming pools. Warm summer days are here! Sure, we want to enjoy the next few months with some outside time. But caution is needed. Why? Overexposure to UV rays can cause serious health issues. July is UV

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July Is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month — Let’s Comfort The Children And Those Who Love them!

Many people don’t realize that children can develop arthritis. However, according to the National Arthritis Research Foundation, 300,000 children in America have arthritis¹. Since July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, let’s be aware that kids get this debilitating disease too. And since knowledge is power, we can use this awareness to offer comfort and help to sufferers and their families.

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June is PTSD Awareness Month — Understanding and Caring

PTSD is not the person refusing to let go of the past, but the past refusing to let go of the person. – Dr. James Zender According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, currently about 8 million people in the United States suffer from PTSD¹. June is PTSD awareness month. What is PTSD? How is PTSD treated? And how can we, as individuals, reach out to

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Graham-Field Is Proud To Introduce The Lumex® Gaitster Forearm Rollator

Atlanta, Georgia, June 10, 2021: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Lumex Gaitster Forearm Rollator, shown at right, is designed to offer a solution for walking in a more upright position to improve posture, reduce lower back strain, and give you the confidence and independence to keep you active and on the go. Unlike walkers that force you to hunch over, putting

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June Is Cataract Awareness Month … Schedule An Appointment To Get Your Eyes Examined!

According to preventblindness.org, cataracts are the world’s leading cause of blindness, accounting for about 42 percent of all cases of blindness around the world.¹ As June is Cataract Awareness Month, it’s a good time to be cataract aware and educate ourselves about this eye disease. Cataracts cloud the clear lens of the eye, blocking or changing the passage of light

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May Is National Allergy And Asthma Month — Breathe Easy, You Deserve It!

There are few restrictions on your life with asthma, as long as you take care of yourself. – Jackie Joyner-Kersee It’s here … the itchy eyes, the runny nose, and that tickle to the throat! May is the peak season for people who have allergies and asthma. So, it is appropriate that May is also National Allergy and Asthma month.

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After The Pandemic — How Homecare Will Help Our Seniors Age In Place

The rapid spread of COVID-19 through senior-care institutions across the country has caused families to question the safety of these facilities for their loved ones. After this pandemic, assisted living facilities and skilled nursing homes will struggle to overcome distrust of their safety. As the New York Times cites, more than 174,000 residents and staff of nursing homes and other

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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month — Check Your Health!

Chadwick Boseman was an accomplished playwright and a much-loved actor. He died of colon cancer at the age of 43. According to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S., and the second leading cause of cancer death. It affects men and women of all racial and ethnic groups and is most often

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March is Save Your Vision Month — Take Care of Your Eyes!

From the time we are born, and all through our lives, taking care of our vision is an absolute must. At each stage in our life, our vision can change and we can have different needs for our eyes. March is Save Your Vision Month, a good reminder of the need to take good care of our eyes! How can we

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To Our Children — Thanks For Being Our Future!

Never lose sight of the people who are the foundation of the future you are working to build … Carlos Wallace A bright future starts with wisdom from the past. February is International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month. So, getting a child’s bright future off to a good start early, parents do everything they can to protect their unborn babies from

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