- November 13 is World Kindness Day. You can visit The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation site and build your own family act of kindness web page. See below for link and more information.
- November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Month. If you are a caregiver or simply want to learn more about this formerly misunderstood disease, see information and link below.
- November is also National Adoption Month, it comes on the heels of the much Madonna's publicized adoption of a Malawian child. The National Council for Adoption site below has more about the real issues of adoption and more about Madonna's adoption.
American Diabetes Month. Nov. 1–31. To communicate the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of proper diabetes control and treatment to those diagnosed with the disease and their families. For more information, browse www.diabetes.org.
Celebrate Empty Nester Month. Nov. 1–31. A time for empty nesters to enjoy the advantages of their new stage in life. Although it can be jarring for parents to watch their children leave the nest, this special month encourages them to reconnect with each other as spouses, discover new hobbies, travel and take time to enjoy their favorite foods. See the Empty Nest Support site http://www.emptynestsupport.com/
Epilepsy Awareness Month. Nov. 1–31. To increase awareness that despite dramatic gains in treatment, epilepsy is a serious chronic health condition for which there is no cure. For more information, browse www.epilepsyfoundation.org.
Lung Cancer Awareness. Nov. 1–31. A month created to increase awareness of the need for screening, early detection, more research and compassion for lung cancer survivors. For more information, browse www.lungcanceralliance.org.
National Alzheimer’s Disease Month. Nov. 1–31. To increase awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and what the Alzheimer’s Association is doing to advance research and help patients, their families and their caregivers. For more information, browse www.alz.org.
National Adoption Month Nov. 1-31. A month set aside to raise awareness about the adoption of children from foster care. For more information, browse http://www.childwelfare.gov/adoption/nam/ Also for information on the Madonna adoption story browse http://www.adoptioncouncil.org/
Veterans Day. Nov. 11. National holiday to honor veterans, formerly called Armistice Day. USA.
World Kindness Day. Nov. 13. To join together to form a kinder and more compassionate world. Vist The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation and build a family act of kindness web site. For more information, browse www.actsofkindness.org.
Thanksgiving Day. Nov. 23. National holiday on the fourth Thursday of November.
Computer Security Day. Nov. 30. The use of computers and the concern for security increases daily. To remind people to protect their computers, programs and data at home and work. For more information, browse www.computersecurityday.com.