Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time when individuals, communities, and organizations come together to raise awareness about this prevalent and life-altering disease. Breast cancer affects millions of women worldwide, making it crucial for us to spread knowledge, show support, and encourage early detection and prevention.

Understanding the Importance of Early Detection: 
Early detection is a critical factor in improving the prognosis of breast cancer. Regular self-examinations, clinical breast exams, and mammograms can catch the disease in its early stages, increasing the chances of successful treatment. It’s essential for women to know their breasts and any changes that may occur.

Raising Awareness: 
Breast Cancer Awareness Month provides a platform to educate individuals about risk factors, prevention, and treatment options. Awareness campaigns, events, and social media initiatives encourage open conversations and create a supportive environment for those affected by the disease.

Support and Solidarity: 
For those diagnosed with breast cancer, emotional support is invaluable. Friends and family play a significant role in helping patients through their journey. Various organizations and support groups offer resources and assistance to both patients and their loved ones.

Research and Fundraising: 
Many organizations dedicate their efforts to fundraising for breast cancer research. These funds are crucial in developing better treatments, understanding the disease, and working towards a cure.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is not just about wearing pink ribbons; it’s about understanding the disease, supporting those affected, and spreading hope. By participating in awareness activities and staying informed, we can make a significant impact in the fight against breast cancer. Let’s unite, empower one another, and contribute to a world where breast cancer is no longer a threat to women’s lives.

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"OMG!! This nursing home is amazing especially this one worker. Her name is Michelle. When I tell you she's so great at what she does, I mean she's great. I visit my aunt quite frequently who resides on the 7th floor. Prior to her being assigned on that floor; there were a lot of unsanitary conditions especially the stench and filth. All of a sudden I notice this girl (Michelle) has been working on the floor and all of those unsanitary conditions including the stench left. I never seen a person that take so much pride and dignity in cleaning all of those rooms and the whole floor from top to bottom. This floor is like a brand new floor that I never seen. I'm going to pay her a visit the next time I see my aunt and make her an offer at my firm as a executive assistant!"

Shavez Jackson

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"The staff are very receptive to patients' needs. My brother is helpless and was transferred from the other facility across the street with a tracheostomy. Was successfully decanulatted and i thank the Respiratory team for doing an excellent job. The nursing staff and the anxillary staff as well are doing superb job. I reccomend this facility who has concers about their love ones or family membets who are not satisfied with the other facility to request for a transfer in this facility"

Elvesa Monje

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"This is a great place for rehabilitation... my father was at split rock on Baychester ave. In bronx and would go back and forth to hospital every 3 or 4 days because of carelessness with the staff... we said enough was enough when my father flatlined .WAYNE REHABILITATION has saved my fathers life. They are very good at diagnosing, rehabilitation and nutrition. Everyone there looks like they love their job. Never a problem with anyone any my father loves it there. He has recovered nicely and will be coming home soon. I highly recommend WAYNE REHABILITATION AND NURSING to everyone."

Nelson Vega

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"I had a knee replacement and went to Wayne Center through a referral from a friend. I immediately noticed the ambiance of a modern facility to be very appealing clean well lit and organized. An administrative staff visited my room and explained their role and expectations. Nurses were very attentive and especially to the elderly and always smiling. Except for breakfast the food was very good quality and taste. Rehab staff was great I enjoyed working with Rosalyn she really made me work. Only drawback in rehab was they need another machine for legs. Staff was A+ from nurses, administration and maintenance-"noticed when their was a spill on the floor they would quickly clean up".
I would definitely refer anyone who is thinking of sending their parent, grandparent or loved one."

VJC

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