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Putnam Ridge Health Tips

National Aging Month

This month of September, we are celebrating healthy aging month! Aging is an inevitable part of human nature, but we’re here to tell you that you can still look your best and live your best life even as you grow older. This month was first observed 30 years ago in…...

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National Rehabilitation Week

Rehabilitation is generally prescribed to assist a patient improve their everyday functioning. Simply put, it refers to care that enables you to regain, maintain, or increase the function and abilities you require to carry out daily activities.  The benefits of rehabilitation speaks for itself since the physical and mental changes…...

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World Alzheimer’s Month

Alois Alzheimer, a German psychiatrist, discovered the first instance of this diagnosis, which later became known as “Alzheimer’s.” Despite being the most prevalent kind of dementia, scientists and experts feel it is not a natural aspect of aging. Although the solution and the underlying causes of this condition remain undiscovered,…...

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National Wellness Awareness Month

Self-care is the first step towards a ripple effect of positive changes. Managing stress and taking care of yourself on a daily basis can sometimes be difficult, but the rewards that follow because of a few simple positive habits are worth it! Remember to stay hydrated. Get quality sleep. Meditate…...

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National Immunization Awareness Month

The primary objective of National Immunization Awareness Month is to encourage people to take care of their health and receive the necessary immunizations in order to develop a resistance to preventable diseases and unseen viruses. This August, schedule an appointment with your doctor and get all the important vaccinations you…...

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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…...

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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…...

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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…...

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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…...

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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…...

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