Category Archives: Event

Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision Awareness Month. Low vision effects millions of people in the US and throughout the world. The National Institute of Health’s National Eye Institute (NEI) defines low vision as a visual impairment that is not correctable by … Continue reading

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Mes de Concientización sobre la Baja Visión

Febrero es el Mes de Concientización sobre la Baja Visión (en inglés). La baja visión afecta a millones de personas en los EEUU y en todo el mundo. El Instituto Nacional de los Ojos (NEI, por sus siglas en inglés) … Continue reading

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Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month

As winter settles in and we have begun to see snow in the D.C. metro area many people have taken to the mountains of local ski/snowboarding resorts for some winter sport fun.  January is National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury … Continue reading

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El Mes de Concientización de Deportes de Invierno y LCT

A medida que el invierno se asienta y comenzamos a ver nieve en el área metropolitana de DC, muchas personas han viajado a las montañas de los centros turísticos de esquí/”snowboard” para divertirse con los deportes de invierno. Enero es … Continue reading

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Maintaining Mental Health When Dealing with Arthritis

May is Arthritis Awareness and Mental Health Awareness Month.  As an individual living with arthritis and other chronic health conditions it may be hard to remain upbeat, take care of one’s body mind and body, and handle everyday stressors (i.e., … Continue reading

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El mantenimiento de la salud mental cuando se trata de la artritis

Mayo es el Mes de Concientización de Artritis y de Concientización de Salud Mental. Como persona que vive con artitis y otras enfermedades crónicas, puede ser difícil mantenerse optimista, cuidar la mente y el cuerpo, y manejar los factores estresantes … Continue reading

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April is National Minority Health Month!

April is National Minority Health month and this year’s theme is Partnering for Health Equity which highlights partnerships at the federal, state, local, tribal and territorial levels that help reduce disparities in health and health care.  Approximately 40.7 million Americans … Continue reading

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¡Abril es el Mes Nacional de la Salud de Minorías!

Abril es el Mes Nacional de la Salud de Minorías y el tema de este año es “La asociación para la equidad en la salud”, que destaca las alianzas a nivel federal, estatal, local, tribal, y territorial que ayudan a … Continue reading

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Project Semicolon Day 2018

Project Semicolon is a global non-profit movement started in April 2013 (#ProjectSemicolonDay) by Amy Bleuel who wanted to honor her father whom she lost to suicide.  Since that time, Project Semicolon has evolved through the support of entertainers and the … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day – Managing Stress in the Workplace

October 10th is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is mental health in the workplace.  According to the World Health Organization, more than 300 million people globally live with depression, a leading cause of disability; and more than … Continue reading

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