Long Term Care Awareness Month

• 70% of people over age 65 will require some type of long-term care services during their lifetime • 78% of adults receiving care at home rely on family and friends as their only source of care. • The typical caregiver is a 46-year-old woman.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 44 in the United States, more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined. ("Violence Against Women, A Majority Staff Report," Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, 102nd Congress, October 1992, p.3.) • Women accounted for 85% of the [...]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

*One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. *Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. *Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. *Each year it is estimated that over 246,660 women in the United States will be diagnosed [...]

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