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New Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Revised Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Have Been Released

The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans for 2020-2025 were released by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services on January 4, 2021. The ninth edition of these guidelines puts a focus on…Read More

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Celebrate Pride in Foodservice Week February 3-7

to The 30th annual Pride in Foodservice Week will be celebrated February 3–7 to recognize all the amazing and hardworking foodservice staff at facilities around the country who are helping make a difference. This celebratory…Read More

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

January is Thyroid Awareness Month and National Glaucoma Awareness Month

We’re starting off 2021 with two very important health observances: Thyroid Awareness Month and National Glaucoma Awareness Month. The COVID-19 pandemic has helped heighten the importance of health and wellness, and how important it is…Read More

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Make the Holidays Special—Even During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been extremely difficult for most of us, but especially for older adults who are living in nursing homes or assisted living facilities and for those struggling with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.…Read More

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Tips for Healthy, Happy Holidays

The holidays often involve lots of food, which means food safety should be a top priority. In fact, it’s more important than ever this year as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Both the…Read More

Alzheimers Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month 2020

Every 33 seconds, an individual receives the devastating diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease. November is Alzheimer’s Awareness month, and we encourage you to take this time to deepen your personal understanding of Alzheimer’s and to raise…Read More

Diabetes Awareness Month

How Can You Make a Difference During American Diabetes Month?

Affecting over 10% of the U.S. population, the prevalence of diabetes, both diagnosed and undiagnosed, has continued to increase in recent years. During the month of November, the diabetes community and its allies come together…Read More

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GERD Awareness Week

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate, but it also can be a time of struggle for those living with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Each year around Thanksgiving, a week is reserved on the National Health…Read More

Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day

Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day 2020

Join a global movement this month! Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day is November 19, 2020. This month we’ve gathered materials to help increase awareness and highlight the impact of COVID-19 on pressure injuries, and we’ve…Read More

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Latest COVID-19 News for October

While COVID-19 continues to affect daily life for Americans, and citizens worldwide, one population has felt the impact significantly: older adults living in nursing homes and long-term care facilities. Many cases of COVID-19 have occurred…Read More

National Healthcare Quality Week

National Healthcare Quality Week: What Does Quality Care Mean To You?

Quality health care that is safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, and equitable is incredibly important. This month, the dedication and commitment of healthcare providers is being recognized nationally. As we celebrate the accomplishments of healthcare…Read More

Mental Health Awareness Month

Recognizing Mental Health Month and World Stroke Day in October

Mental Health Month was started more than 70 years ago to raise awareness for those living with mental and behavioral health issues. The campaign raises awareness, provides education and shares the experiences of children, families…Read More