National Eye Exam Month

This August, mark National Eye Exam Month by learning about ways to keep your eyesight clear and healthy. A standard eye exam can detect early indicators of disease or damage to your eyes as we age. Routine eye exams are recommended by ophthalmologists every 2-4 years between the ages of 40 and 65, and every…

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National Disability Independence Day

The Americans with Disability Act (A.D.A.) was signed back in 1990 which introduced a special civil rights law into the books. This particular law meant that no individual with a disability can be treated differently or discriminated against in public accommodation, employment, transportation, and state and local government services.  Every step taken towards equality is…

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National Sarcoma Awareness Month

Sarcoma is a general term that refers to a group of tumors that develop in the soft tissues and bones. This disease has come to be known as the “forgotten cancer” due to the lack of understanding amongst the general public.  This National Sarcoma Awareness Month, let us spread awareness on the serious risk posed…

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National Recreation Therapy Week

Since its inception in 1984, National Therapeutic Recreation Week has been celebrated every year in the second week of July. The primary objective of this commemoration is to increase awareness about the beneficial fundamental role therapeutic recreational activities play in an individual’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being. These activities, which may include adaptive athletics, expressive…

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UV Safety Awareness Month

Our exposure to the sun’s UV radiation will grow as the days get warmer. It is crucial that we shield our skin and eyes from the harm that would undoubtedly result from not taking precautions! Despite the ozone layer’s ability to block dangerous UVC radiation, UVB and UVA rays still manage to slip through. These…

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National Social Work Month

National social work month is here and we at Laurel Bay Health and Rehabilitation want to say thank you to all who give their heart, soul, and time to make positive and impactful changes to the lives of many individuals, families, and entire communities. Let’s honor and celebrate all social workers for their important contributions.…

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American Heart Month

Heart disease is the number one killer in Americans. About one in three women are diagnosed with heart disease. Every February, we celebrate American Heart Month to raise awareness about cardiovascular health, and educate others on heart disease and stroke prevention. Prevention is not impossible, you can start by increasing your physical activity and choosing…

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Cardiovascular Professionals Week

February is American Heart Month, which is not only a great time to raise awareness of heart disease, but also a great time to celebrate the cardiovascular professionals who help diagnose and treat heart conditions. Cardiovascular Professionals Week recognizes the constancy, dedication, and professional commitment of invasive and non-invasive professionals delivering emergent and routine care…

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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week is observed each year during February 7–14 to promote awareness and education about congenital heart defects. It affects approximately one in one hundred births every year in the United States. It is the word’s most common birth defect. Take this week to raise awareness of congenital heart defects.

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National Therapeutic Recreation Month

National Therapeutic Recreation Month highlights the importance of engaging in activities that aid in recover and the healing of people with various disabilities. We honor our recreation therapists and all that they do to help our patients and our residents heal in the most enjoyable way.

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