World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, created by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) in 2012.   Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and it affects the parts of the brain that control memory, thoughts, judgement, language and communication.   World Alzheimer’s Month allows us the opportunity to raise awareness and to educate ourselves and others.…

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National Assisted Living Week

National Assisted Living Week was established in 1995, by the National Center for Assisted Living to celebrate residents, staff and family.   This week provides us with the opportunity to learn and spread awareness about the assisted living community. Let us celebrate and recognize all of our wonderful residents and our hard working and compassionate…

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Remembering 9/11

Dear Horizon Health Friends and Family, This weekend we honor and remember those who perished on 9/11/2001. We remember and salute all of our brave men and women in uniform. Tomorrow let us pause, honor, and remember those who died, those who served, and those who carry on.  

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Happy Labor Day

On this Labor Day, as we enjoy the last rays of summer together with our families, let us salute, honor and thank our workers and laborers for all they do.

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National Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month. More than one million Americans have a heart attack each year and about 500,000 die from heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. Cholesterol is a fat-like substance in your blood. Having too…

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease that affects the central nervous system and skeletal muscle. Those who suffer from SMA lose the ability to walk, eat, and breathe without medical intervention. Spinal Muscular Atrophy symptoms begin at the age in which motor function is affected. The earlier the age of onset, the greater…

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National Eye Exam Month

Eye health is a part of our overall health. Eye-care is much more than how you see, your eyes experience everything from ultraviolet ray exposure to elements of weather and the workplace. It’s important to take care of your eyes, and the best way to do so is through eye exams. As we age, getting…

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National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held in August to highlight and promote the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. Many diseases like Measles, Polio, Hepatitis, Mumps, and chickenpox can be prevented by a vaccine.  Immunization protects us all from serious illness and the possibility of outbreaks. Call your primary…

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