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APRIL 2021

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month 

https://www.parkinson.org/parkinsons-awareness-month

https://www.michaeljfox.org/donate/parkinsons-awareness-month

https://www.parkinson.org/                                                                                 

Baton Rouge, LA 70810     305-537-9960

https://www.parkinson.org/GulfCoast




April is Stress Awareness Month

https://www.stress.org.uk/national-stress-awareness-month-2019/

info@stress.org.uk

https://stressawarenessmonth.com/





APRIL IS ALSO:

  • Alcohol Month
  • Autism Awareness Month
  • Cancer Control Month
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • Dontate Life Month 
  • Facial Protection Awareness Month
  • Humor Awareness Month
  • Interprofessional Healthcare Month
  • Irritable Bowel Awareness Month
  • Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month
  • Medicaid Awareness Month
  • Minority Health Month
  • Occupational Therapy Month
  • Oral Cancer Awareness Month
  • Sarcoidosis Awareness Month
  • Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month
  • STI Awareness Month
  • Testicular Cancer Awareness Month
  • Women's Eye Health & Safety Month


AWARENESS WEEKS THIS MONTH:

April 5-11, 2021       Public Health Week

April 18-24, 2021     Infertility Awareness Week, Pediatric Transpant Week

April 24-30, 2021     Immunization Week (World)


AWARENESS DAYS THIS MONTH:

April 7, 2021      Health Day (World)

April 16, 2021    Healthcare Decisions Day, Donate Life Blue & Green Day

April 17, 2021    Hemophilia Day (World)

April 24, 2021    Meningitis 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/site306.php

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

Francois Bend & Life Source Hospice Caretaker Support Grouphttp://business.ascensionchamber.com/events/details/support-group-11-08-2019-2259

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://cameronsshoes.org/-local Non-Profit started by a PA to distribute shoes to kids in Cali, Columbia

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

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

http://www.nonvacare.va.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!

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