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World Alzheimer’s Day

Today is #WorldAlzheimersDay. It's an international awareness day aimed at reducing the stigma around Alzheimer's and raising awareness of the disease. Did you know that while Alzheimer's Disease is often associated with ageing, approximately 1-in-20 people with the disease is under the age of 65? While Alzheimer's is a far too common disease among older […]

National Grandparent’s Day

According to the National Grandparents Day website, the aim of National Grandparents Day is: To honour grandparents To give grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children's children To help children become aware of the strength, information and guidance older people can offer In the UK Grandparents' Day is celebrated on the first Sunday […]

World Animal Day

World Animal Day is an annual event on the 4th of October, celebrating #AnimalRights and welfare across the globe. It’s an important day and has been marked since 1925, with a growing international community striving to end the needless suffering of all animals. By increasing awareness and improving education worldwide, those involved are helping to […]

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day 2023 is an opportunity for people and communities to unite behind the theme ‘Mental health is a universal human right” to improve knowledge, raise awareness and drive actions that promote and protect everyone’s mental health as a universal human right. #MentalHealth is a basic human right for all people. Everyone, whoever and […]

National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day is an annual celebration which takes place on 11 October every year. Over the last few decades since National Coming Out Day was first recognised, we’ve seen huge progress for the LGBTQ+ community, with legislation on same-sex marriage, discrimination laws, and educational reforms all helping to protect and support LGBTQ+ people. […]

World Sight Day

World Sight Day 2023, taking place on 12 October, will focus on the importance of prioritising eye care in the workplace. Led by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), the theme for the awareness day will be #LoveYourEyes at Work, and will seek to highlight the role everyone can play in making […]

World Food Day

Today is World Food Day and is celebrated across 150 countries. This year's theme is "Water is life...Water is Food". The theme aims to highlight the critical role of water for life on earth and water as the foundation of our food. It also seeks to raise global awareness about the importance of managing water wisely as […]

International Stuttering Awareness Day

Today is International Stuttering Awareness Day. While many people may develop a #Stutter in childhood, it is quite common for them to "grow out" it as they age. However, this doesn't make a stutter any less of a challenge for the individuals who live with a stutter. Fortunately, there are resources for people who develop […]

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