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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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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 infections.

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November: Celebrating National Home Healthcare Month

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort. Jane Austen In November, we here at Graham-Field, in celebration of National Home Healthcare month, honor the nurses, homecare aides, therapists, and social workers who travel to patients and their families so that they can stay where they are most comfortable – home. And as the National Association of Homecare

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Thank you, Caregivers! November is National Family Caregivers Month

The closest thing to being cared for is to care for someone else Carson McCullers Family caregiving is defined as giving unpaid, at home help to a family member or friend who can no longer do, or is limited in doing, certain day-to-day activities for themselves. The National Alliance for Caregiving.org reports that in 2020, about 53 million people are providing

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month — Don’t Forget To Be Pink!

The month of October is more than half over, and we here at Graham-Field would be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge October as Breast Cancer Awareness month. Yes, with all that is going on in the world, we don’t want to forget to be pink. The breast cancer awareness campaign, which began in 1985, was established to increase global awareness

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National Physician Assistant Week is October 6 – 12: PAs are Essential!

We at Graham-Field would like to to join in and say thank you to Physician Assistants! October 6-12th of every year is National Physician Assistant Week, and this year’s theme is PAs are Essential. Amid the global pandemic, this theme is appropriate; along with so many other healthcare workers, Physician Assistants have been at the forefront of the COVID-19 response,

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National Cholesterol Education Month — We Make All We Need

Our body makes all we need. What is it? Cholesterol! Yes, our bodies naturally produce all we need; add to it with foods containing cholesterol, and we can get into trouble with our cholesterol levels. September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to reflect on this important aspect of our health. Who should be concerned about cholesterol? The

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