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June 2024

  • Happy Pride Month and Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month!

May 2024

  • May marks Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time to honor the rich histories, traditions, and contributions of AAPI communities.

April 2024

  • Did you know that April is Card and Letter Writing Month? Let’s celebrate the art of handwritten communication and the cherished tradition of exchanging letters!

March 2024

  • Happy International Women’s Month to all the incredible women around the world!

February 2024

  • February is Black History Month, let’s honor the incredible achievements, resilience, and contributions of Black individuals throughout history

January 2024

  • January marks the start of Poverty Awareness Month, a time to bring to light the struggles faced by millions around the world.

December 2023

  • December is the time to unite and honor Human Rights Awareness Month. It’s a time to reflect on our progress and the journey ahead to ensure dignity, freedom, and respect for all.

November 2023

  • November is National Caregiver Appreciation Month! Let’s take a moment to honor the unsung heroes who selflessly dedicate their time and energy to caring for others. Whether it’s a family member, a professional caregiver, or a friend, caregivers play a crucial role in our lives, providing love and support when we need it most.

October 2023

  • October is  Global Diversity Awareness Month! We celebrate by paying tribute to the diverse minds and beliefs held by all cultures around the world.

September 2023

  • September is National Self-Care Awareness Month! A whole month dedicated to the opportunity to spread information about the philosophy of self-awareness, the conscious experience of one’s personality or individuality.

August 2023

  • August is Family Fun Month! This month is focused on spending quality time with your family and the people that you are closest to.

July 2023

  • July is Social Wellness month, and after living through a worldwide pandemic, let’s take advantage of opportunities for socializing!

June 2023

  • June is celebrated as LGBTQ Pride Month to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan, an event that became essential to the Gay Liberation Movement in the U.S.

May 2023

  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month and has been observed in the U.S. since 1949.

April 2023

  • April is Stress Awareness Month, and we want to highlight the importance of recognizing when stress is affecting your physical and mental health.

March 2023

  • March is Women’s History Month, and celebrates the vital role of women in American history.

February 2023

  • February is African American History Month and celebrates the rich cultural heritage, triumphs and adversities that are an indelible part of our country’s history.

January 2023

  • January is National Blood Donor Month, a time to recognize and spread awareness of the need for blood and platelets.

December 2022

  • December is International Human Rights Awareness Month. 2022 will be the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, an international document stating the fundamental rights and freedoms to which all human beings are entitled..

November 2022

  • November is National Long-Term Care Awareness Month. This month-long observance highlights the long-term care needs of older Americans over the age of 65, and how they should be assisted in their daily lives.

October 2022

  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual initiative to raise public awareness about the impact of breast cancer.

September 2022

  • September is integration month! The Intergenerational Foundation launched Intergeneration Month with the goal to connect generations and encourage those from varying age groups to impart wisdom and learn from one another.

August 2022

  • August is Family Fun Month! This month focus on spending quality time with your family and those closest to you. Take that long awaited vacation, spend time outdoors, and connect with your people!

July 2022

  • July is Social Wellness month, and after over two years of living through a worldwide pandemic, let’s take advantage of opportunities for socializing!

May 2022

  • May is Older Americans Month. The 2022 theme is Age My Way, an opportunity for all of us to explore the many ways older adults can remain involved with their communities. When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday.

April 2022

  • April was designated as Celebrate Diversity month in 2004 in order to educate and demonstrate the value of understanding the racial and cultural differences of our citizens. This is an acknowledgement of the differences in race, gender, ethnicity, nationality, disabilities, religion, and socio-economic status. The highlighting of these differences serves to kick off conversations that promote the necessary acceptance of all kinds of people, and to generate a vision of celebration and empathy.

March 2022

  • March is Women’s History Month, and March 8 is International Women’s Day, which is a day that not only celebrates female achievements and the progress made toward women’s rights, but also brings attention to ongoing struggles for equality around the world. The roots of this celebration goes back to the late 1800’s and early 1900s. It grew from women’s socialist movements and early women’s trade union groups. The focus is upon women workers, and advancing women’s rights in the workforce, politics and society.

February 2022

  • February is Black History Month and celebrates the rich cultural heritage, triumphs and adversities that are an indelible part of our country’s history. I only recently learned that every year has a theme, and this year’s theme, “Black Health and Wellness,” focuses on: the legacy of Black scholars and medical practitioners while also discussing the Black community’s experience with our healthcare system.