October 2001

Long Term Care Staff Recognition Days
and Other Occasions to Recognize and Celebrate

Computer Learning Month
Diversity Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Family Health Month
Fantasy Month
Health Literacy Month
International Fired up Month
Listen to Your Inner Critic Month
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Communicate with Your Kid Month
National Cookie Month
National Crime Prevention Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Depression Education and Awareness Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National "Gain the Inside Advantage" Month
National Liver Awareness Month
National Make a Will Month
J National Pharmacy Month
J National Physical Therapy Month
National Popcorn Poppin' Month
National Spinal Health Month
National Stamp Collecting Month
Substance Abuse Prevention Month
Talk about Prescriptions Month
Vegetarian Awareness Month
1 Children's Day
1-7 J National Long Term Care Planning Week
1-7 National Skin Care Awareness Week
1-7 Spinning and Weaving Week
1 Sukkot begins at Sundown
1 World Vegetarian Day
2 Harvest Moon
2 J National Custodial Workers Day
2 First Day of Sukkot
2-10 Sukkot
4 International Toot Your Flute Day
5 World Smile Day
6 International Frugal Fun Day
6 J Physician Assistant (PA) Day
7-13 Fire Prevention Week
7-13 Get Organized Week
7-13 Squirrel Awareness Week
8 Columbus Day
8 National Children's Day
8-12 National Pet Peeve Week
10 National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work Day
10-16 National Wildlife Week
10 Simchat Torah
11 National Depression Screening Day
12 International Moment of Frustration Scream Day
14-20 Getting the World to Beat a Path to Your Door Week
14-20 National Adult Immunization Awareness Week
14-20 National Networking Week
15-21 National Health Education Week
15-21 International Infection Control Week
15-21 National Character Counts Week
15 National Grouch Day
16 J National Boss Day
16-22 Prostrate Cancer Awareness Week
19 Evaluate Your Life Day
20 Sweetest Day
21-27 National Massage Therapy Awareness Week
21-27 National Save Your Back Week
21-27 J Pastoral Care Week
25-31 Peace, Friendship and Good Will Week
27 Cranky Co-Workers Day
27 Make a Difference Day
28 Daylight Saving Time Ends; Standard Time Resumes
28 Mother-in-Law Day
28 Reformation Sunday
29 Internet Created: Anniversary (1969)
29 Stock Market Crash: Anniversary (1929)
31 Halloween
31 National Magic Day

J Special Staff/Customer/Volunteer Recognition

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Wisconsin Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
204 South Hamilton Street
Madison, WI 53703
Telephone: (608)255-7060