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NOVEMBER 2020 ACTIVITY PROFESSIONAL PLANNING GUIDE

National Family Caregivers Month – celebrated each November — is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country.

National Home Care Month & Hospice Month— November is National Home Care and Hospice Month, a time when home care agencies and caregivers across the country raise awareness about the unique and irreplaceable value of health care delivered in the home.

National Hospice & Palliative Care Month— 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.

November is also:

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month– National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, a designation aimed at making the public more aware of the disease and the scale of it among the U.S. population, and to at bringing to light potential care options for those affected.

  • Bladder Health Month.
  • American Diabetes Month
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • National Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

NOVEMBER SPECIAL WEEK RECOGNITION & AWARENESS
November 8-14: National Radiologic Technology Week
November 8-14: National Home Care Aide Week
November 18-24: World Antibiotic Awareness Week
November 17-23: GERD Awareness Week

NOVEMBER SPECIAL DAYS
November 1: Daylight Savings Time Ends
November 1: All Saints Day
November 2: All Souls Day
November 3: Election Day
November 5: International Volunteer Manager’s Day
November 11: Veteran’s Day
November 19: Great American Smokeout
November 21: International Survivors of Suicide Day
November 26: National Family Health History Day
November 26: Thanksgiving
November 29: First Sunday in Advent

DECEMBER
AIDS Awareness Month
National Human Rights Month

DECEMBER SPECIAL WEEKS/RECOGNITION
December 6-12: National Handwashing Awareness Week

DECEMBER SPECIAL DAYS
December 1: World AIDS Day
December 1: Rosa Parks Day
December 4: National Cookie Day
December 7: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 10: Hanukkah begins at sundown
December 13: National Guard Birthday
December 15: Bill of Rights Day
December 19: National Wreaths Across America
December 21: Winter Solstice
December 25: Christmas
December 26: Kwanzaa
December 31: New Year’s Eve

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