Older Americans Month 2018 Urges Us To “Engage At Every Age”

Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads the United States’ observance of Older Americans Month. This year for 2018 the theme is “Engage at Every Age”–  which emphasizes that you are never too old to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental, and emotional well-being.  This year’s theme […]

Recognizing Our Nurses During National Nurses Week: May 6-12

National Nurses Week is celebrated between May 6th and May 12th each year to promote nursing as a profession and a discipline. Here at Unicity Eldercare, we want to take the opportunity during this special week to recognize the many nurses who serve our clients faithfully. Celebrated across the U.S. to honor nurses for the work they […]

Giving The Gift Of Life: April Is “National Donate Life Month”

Celebrated in April each year, “National Donate Life Month” (NDLM) helps to encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation. Donate Life America’s mission is “To drive individuals, organizations and communities to increase the number of designated organ, eye and […]

Celebrating “National Healthcare Volunteer Week” April 15-21, 2018

National Healthcare Volunteer Week is a nationwide effort to urge people to serve as volunteer in their communities. Every April, charities, hospitals, and communities recognize volunteers and celebrate the service, dedication and commitment of healthcare volunteers. National Healthcare Volunteer Week was established in 1974 to recognize and celebrate the efforts of volunteers across the country, and has become a […]

Focusing On Our Health As We Celebrate “World Health Day” On April 7th

On April 7th, the World Health Organization (WHO) will celebrate its annual World Health Day. A tradition going back to 1950 as the anniversary of their inception, WHO has since made the 7th of every April a day to celebrate and recognize the importance of the physical and mental well-being of individuals across the world. As a […]

March Is National Social Work Month: Recognizing Our Dedicated Social Workers

March is Social Work Month, and here at Unicity Eldercare we want to take the opportunity to recognize the many licensed social workers who serve our residents faithfully. Social workers are unsung heroes of senior care. They connect older adults with community resources that help them to safely maintain their best quality of life. These […]

Brain Awareness Week: Taking Care Of Our Brain Health

The “Brain Awareness Campaign” is a worldwide celebration of the brain that brings together scientists, families, schools, and communities.  March 12 through 18 is Brain Awareness Week (BAW), sponsored by The Dana Foundation   The purpose of BAW is to increase awareness of the many benefits of brain research.  The thought behind this campaign is to take the time […]