Family Eldercare’s Summer Fan Drive

The Summer Fan Drive provides new box and oscillating fans to seniors, adults with disabilities, and families with children in Central Texas.

While a fan is a simple object, the impact of this program is monumental on the health and well-being of recipients. especially the medically fragile, very old, or very young. Fans, which can lower […]

American Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes
Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to
diabetes. In partnership with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood
Institute (NHLBI) NIH external link, this year’s focus is on the link
between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Adults with diabetes are nearly
twice as likely to die from heart disease or stroke as people without
diabetes. This […]

Mental Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week was
established in 1990 by the U.S. Congress in recognition of efforts by the
National Alliance on Mental Illness to educate and increase awareness about
mental illness. It takes place every year during the first full week of October.

During the week, mental health
advocates and organizations across the U.S. join to sponsor events to promote
community […]

National Immunization Month

August is National Immunization
Awareness Month (NIAM). This annual observance highlights the importance of
getting recommended vaccines throughout your life. You have the power to
protect yourself and your family against serious diseases like whooping cough,
cancers caused by HPV, and pneumonia with vaccines.

During NIAM you are encouraged to
talk to your doctor, nurse, or other healthcare professional to ensure […]

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