Illinois Hospital Association

Health Observances and Recognitions

The following information is provided by the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development of the American Hospital Association.

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month
- An opportunity to join the global conversation about the brain, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. For more information, contact: Alzheimer's Association;

4: National Cancer Survivors Day - Annual event to show that life after a cancer diagnosis can be meaningful and productive. For more information, contact: National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation; 615/794-3006 or

15-22: National Nursing Assistants' Week - Recognizes nursing assistants and other direct care workers who provide daily care in nursing homes, home care, and other long-term care settings. For more information, contact: National Network of Career Nursing Assistants;

19-23: Healthcare Risk Management Week - Raises awareness about the value that risk managers bring to their organizations. For more information, contact: American Society for Healthcare Risk Management; 312/422-3980 or