Events

National Assisted Living Week

10-Sep-2017

​Established by the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) in 1995, National Assisted Living Week® provides a unique opportunity for residents, their loved ones, staff, volunteers, and the surrounding communities to recognize the role of assisted living in caring for America’s seniors and individuals with disabilities. The annual observance encourages assisted living communities around the country to offer a variety of events and activities to celebrate the individuals they serve, as well as to help educate members of the public about this distinctive aspect of long term care.

National Physician’s Assistant week

06-Oct-2017

Held every year, Oct. 6-12, National PA Week is a celebration of the PA profession and its contributions to the nation’s health. The week’s focus is promoting awareness of the profession and recognizing PAs and PA students nationwide for their incredible patient care.

National Pastoral Care Week

22-Oct-2017

Pastoral Care Week gives opportunities for organizations and institutions of all kinds and types to recognize the spiritual caregivers in their midst and the ministry which the caregivers provide.

November National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

01-Nov-2017

During November the home care and hospice community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health care system and in homes across the nation.

Veterans Day

11-Nov-2017

Veterans Day is a federal holiday held every 11th of November to honor all military personnel who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Veterans Day falls on a Saturday in 2017, with most states observing it on the preceding Friday. Veterans Day was originally called “Armistice Day,” and the date was chosen to commemorate the signing of the armistice with Germany that ended hostilities during World War I.

National Home Care Aid week

12-Nov-2017

During November the home care and hospice community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health care system and in homes across the nation.

Nurse Practitioners week

13-Nov-2017

National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate these exceptional health care providers and to remind lawmakers of the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice so that NPs will be allowed to practice to the full extent of their experience and education.