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SEPTEMBER 2022

Healthy Aging Month

Healthy Aging Magazine

PO Box 442
Unionville, PA 19375
Phone: 610-793-0979
Email: info@healthyaging.net

https://healthyaging.net/healthy-aging-month/





Recovery Month

SAMHSAInfo@samhsa.hhs.gov
877-SAMHSA-7 (726-4727)
TTY: 800-487-4889

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

https://www.samhsa.gov/recovery-month








September is also:

  • Alzheimer's Awareness Month  (World)
  • Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month
  • Blood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
  • Cholesterol Education Month
  • Food and Safety and Education Month
  • Gynological Cancer Awareness Month
  • ITP-Platelet Disorder Awareness Month
  • Newborn Screening Awareness Month
  • Pain Awareness Month
  • Pediculosis Prevention Month/Head Lice Prevention Month
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
  • Recovery Month  
  • Sepsis Awareness Month
  • Sexual Health Awareness Month
  • Sickle Cell Month
  • Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month
  • Suicide Prevention Awareness Month  
  • Yoga Awareness Month

 

AWARENESS WEEKS THIS MONTH:

September 5-11, 2022      Suicide Prevention Week

September 12-18, 2022     Folic Acid Awareness Week

September 19-23, 2022     Malnutrition Awareness Week

September 20-24, 2022     ITP (World), Fall Prevention, and Fungal Disease Awareness Week

September 19-25, 2022     Rehab Awareness Week

                        

AWARENESS DAYS THIS MONTH:

September 4, 2022         Sexual Health Day (World)

September 7, 2022         Duchenne Awareness Day (World)

September 10, 2022       Suicide Prevention Day (World)

September 13, 2022       Celiac Disease Awareness Day

September 18, 2022       HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day 

September 21, 2022       Get Ready for Flu Day and Alzheimer's Day (World)

September 24, 2022       Sport Purple for Platelets Day

September 25, 2022       Lung Day (World)

September 26, 2022       Mesotheliaoma Awareness Day

September 28, 2022       Rabies Day (World)

September 29, 2022       Women's Health and Fitness Day and Heart 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!

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