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JANUARY 2023


Thyroid Awareness Month

https://www.thyroid.org/

2000 Duke Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314

https://www.thyroid.org/about-american-thyroid-association/contact-ata/







Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer Health

https://www.cancerhealth.com/page/us

https://www.nccc-online.org/hpvcervical-cancer/cervical-health-awareness-month/








January is also:

Birth Defects Awareness Month

Blood Donor Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Radon Awareness Month

Stalking Awareness Month

Walk Your Dog Month

AWARENESS WEEKS THIS MONTH:

January 22-28, 2023         Activity Professionals Awareness Week

January 28 - Feb 4, 2023   Leprosy Week (World)                                                               

                       

AWARENESS DAYS THIS MONTH:

January 4, 2023            Braille Day (World)

January 21, 2023          Hug Day (World)

Note: There could be errors in data/typing. We try to verify & post the most accurate information we can. When in doubt or question, always verify information for yourself with reputable sites.

 

LOCAL EVENTS:

If you have ideas for other support groups or would be interested in attending, contact us on our contact page! (stroke, amputee, caregiver, etc.)


Local SUPPORT GROUP Links:

Dignity Memorial: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/about-dignity-memorial/supporting-our-communities/comforting-those-who-grieve Check out their LIFT program for widows and widowers

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center:https://marybird.org/services/survivorship/

Baton Rouge General:https://www.brgeneral.org/patients-visitors/support-groups/

Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital: https://www.brrehab.com/

St. Elizabeth Hospital:https://steh.com/patients-and-visitors/classes-and-events/event-results?&LocationDescendants=true

Garden View Assisted Living: Caregiver Support Group & Grief Support Grouphttp://gardenview.org/

Anna's Grace with (Ainsley's Angels)https://www.facebook.com/AnnasGraceCares/

Helpful / Interesting Links

https://www.dignitymemorial.com/about-dignity-memorial/supporting-our-communities/comforting-those-who-grieve Check out their LIFT program for widows and widowers

https://www.facebook.com/skidawgs/ Check out David and his Adaptive Skiing Program on Facebook!

http://www.mswheelchairamerica.org/ Check out our own local Social Worker, Karen Roy, as Ms Wheelchair America 2019!

https://www.vettix.org/ For Vets Check out this resource for veterans and their families. Free tickets to concerts, games and more! Also on Facebook!

http://www.mclindonfamilyfoundation.org/ For special needs children to get free custom bikes! Your PT can refer.

http://www.vetaffairs.la.gov/ For Vets

https://www.facebook.com/ExcelRehabServices?ref=hl#!/jarforchange?fref=ts

http://www.jar4change.org/ To help young Joey raise money for the sick babies at Woman's Hospital

http://www.buyveteran.com/ To help you locate local veteran owned businesses

http://www.amputee-coalition.org/ For amputee support

https://www.facebook.com/womenwineandconnections/ -Making connections and supporting the community. This charity helps support our local Food Bank and Iris support for Domestic Violence. It keeps your donations local!

https://www.caring.com/https://www.caring.com/

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