September Dates to Remember

Healthy Aging Month

Focuses national attention on the positive aspects of growing older. Encourages local Healthy Aging events that promote taking personal responsibility for one’s health.

Sep 12-18 National Health Care Environmental Services/Housekeeping Week

Recognizes environmental services teams as essential personnel in the execution of infection control cleaning protocols, patient safety goals, and customer satisfaction.

Sep 12-18 National Assisted Living Week

Celebrates the crucial role assisted living residences play in helping our nation’s elders and individuals with disabilities enjoy a meaningful quality of life.

Sep 19-25 National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

Applauds the efforts of rehab professionals and focuses the nation’s attention on the powers and possibilities of rehabilitation.

Sep 25 Family Health & Fitness Day

Largest family health event of its kind, always held on the last Saturday in September. Promotes family health and fitness.

Sep 29 Women’s Health & Fitness Day

The nation’s largest women’s health promotion event, always held on the last Wednesday in September. Focuses attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women of all ages.