November recognizes several different things. Check out the list below with short descriptiong and then see the links on the right for more information.
National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
Less than 2 million Americans had Alzheimer's when President Reagan declared November National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month in 1983. Today Alzheimer's affects more than 5 million.
Native American Heritage Month
This month recognizes the impact the first Americans have made to the growth of the United States.
National Family Caregivers Month
National Family Caregivers Month goes hand-in-hand with National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and recognizes the caregivers of those affected by Alzheimer's. Honor a caregiver at www.alz.org/honor/honor.asp.
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Diabetes can cause blindness in Americans. Learn about seeking help when experiencing vision issues related to diabetes.
National Epilepsy Awareness Month
This month focuses on helping people with epilepsy learn about different treatment and therapy opportunities.
American Diabetes Month
One in 11 Americans have diabetes. This month raises awareness about diabetes and risk factors.
American Education Week Nov. 16-20
This week in November recognizes public educators. November 18th specifically recognizes education support professionals.
Prematurity Awareness Month
Babies born 37 weeks or earlier are considered premature. This month raises awareness about premature birth, risk factors and what people can do.
Military Family Month
This month recognizes the commitment and sacrifices of families of servicemembers.
Critical Infrastructure Preparedness Month
This month focuses on the commitment to keep the critical infrastructure and communities safe.
The North Dakota Disability Health II Project focuses on issues related to health promotion, health care access, and emergency preparedness for people with disabilities in North Dakota. We provide technical assistance, training and information on these issues.
- Enhance program infrastructure and capacity
- Improve state level surveillance and monitoring activities
- Increase awareness of health-related disability policy initiatives
- Increase health promotion opportunities for people with disabilities to maximize health
- Improve access to health care for people with disabilities
- Improve emergency preparedness among people with disabilities
- Effectively monitor and evaluate program activities
The ND Disability Health Project is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through a cooperative agreement (5U59DD000950-05) to the ND Center for Persons with Disabilities at Minot State University. Opinions or information expressed here are those of the project staff and do not necessarily reflect the official policy of the CDC.