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November is American Diabetes Month

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Join the American Diabetes Association, whose primary objectives is to raise awareness and understanding of diabetes, its consequences, management and prevention of type 2 diabetes. American Diabetes Month is an important element in this effort, with programs designed to focus the nation’s attention on the issues surrounding diabetes and the people impacted by the disease.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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CCR is proud to highlight October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual effort to bring awareness to this disease. For more information, please visit these resources: Learn more about Breast Cancer Find low cost Breast Cancer screening centers Learn more about Cancer:  American Cancer Society

Local Skilled Nursing Provider Briefs Capitol Hill on Quality Efforts

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Hosted by Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA), today one of Virginia’s skilled nursing organizations, CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke, Inc.), briefed Congressional staffers and other key stakeholders regarding the company’s innovative quality improvement efforts. The bipartisan briefing was also hosted by Congressman Jim Matheson (D-UT) and allowed Hill aides to learn about the long term and post-acute care’s nationwide effort, the Quality Initiative, aimed at meeting measurable goals to improve the quality of care in skilled nursing care centers, while also reducing government costs on health programs, like Medicare.