Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

This June is the inaugural Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month – an opportunity to hold a global conversation about the brain, Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementias. Worldwide, an estimated 44 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and dementia, and everyone who has a brain is at risk. Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month is the perfect opportunity for the public health community to take action on this growing public health crisis.

Men’s Health Education and Awareness Month

A month to keep informed about health concerns for men, and to learn how to prevent heart disease, prostate cancer, COPD, osteoporosis, and other diseases.

June 14th

Alois Alzheimer’s Birthday

In 1864 the German psychiatrist and pathologist was born.  In 1907 an article by Alzheimer appeared first describing the disease that was named for him.

June 14th -22nd

National Nursing Assistants Week

Recognizes the unique contributions of nursing assistants and other direct-care workers who provide daily care in nursing homes, home care, hospice, long-term care and the community.

June 20th

Start of Summer

In the Northern Hemisphere, summer begins with the summer solstice.  In the Southern Hemisphere it is the beginning of winter.

June 21st

Father’s Day

By Presidential Proclamation issued for third Sunday in June in 1966 and annually since.

June 22nd

Take your Dog to Work Day

A day to celebrate the great companions dogs make and to encourage adoptions from animal shelters.