Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
March is designated as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. People are encouraged to wear blue on March 2, 2018 to help raise awareness and discussion of this disease. In 2018, more than 135,000 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer disease, according to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. Learn more at the Colorectal Cancer Alliance website.

There are events in various locations throughout the month to honor survivors and continue raising funds for research to fight colon cancer. Get details here.
More Posts Like This
  • The Problem of Wandering

    It can be scary when a loved one living with dementia wanders off. There are ways to keep them safe and even reduce the risk of this behavior happening.

    Read More
  • Caregiving: The Importance of Engagement

    Dr. G. Allen Power shares stories of care that wasn't benefitting someone living with dementia and offers tips on how to care in more engaging and meaningful way.

    Read More
  • Good Care Requires Coordination

    When planning for long-term care with your loved ones, openly discuss the need for someone to be a liaison to help to organize the various parties and needs as they arise. This might include creating a schedule, hiring transportation for medical appointments, meal planning and more.

    Read More