Guest Author - Vannie Ryanes
May is National Arthritis Month. Did you know that there are over 100 forms arthritis and related diseases? Become knowledgeable about arthritis. Make sure that lingering tennis elbow is nothing more than that.
May 8 is Mother's Day. Show your appreciation!
Clean Air Month May 1–31. The American Lung Association releases its annual air quality report, and local lung associations focus on clean-air programs, issues and events. For more information, browse www.lungusa.org.
Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month May 1–31. For more information, contact the American Academy of Dermatology or browse www.aad.org.
National Arthritis Month May 1–31. To increase awareness about the more than 100 forms of arthritis and related diseases and to increase support for the more than 70 million Americans with arthritis. For more information, browse www.arthritis.org.
National Bike Month May 1–31. To celebrate bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation. For more information, browse www.bikeleague.org.
Be Kind to Animals Week May 1–7. To promote kindness and humane care toward animals. For more information, browse www.americanhumane.org.
Flexible Work Arrangements Week. May 1–7 To promote experimentation with alternative work schedules and working at home. For more information, browse www.worktimeoptions.com.
National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Week May 8–14. For more information, browse www.ncadd.org.
National Dog Bite Prevention Week May 15–21. To promote safety with dogs—especially among children, who are the No. 1 victims of dog bites. For more information, browse www.nodogbites.org.
National Safe Boating Week May 21–27. To bring boating safety to the public’s attention, decrease the number of boating fatalities and make the waterways safe for all boaters. For more information, browse www.safeboatingcouncil.org.
Mother's Day May 8. To honor and show appreciation to our mothers for all they do for us.
Plant Something Day May 19. To bring beauty and abundance to the earth.
Hone your skills for work and family and you hone them for living life to the fullest