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December 6, 2012

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As we continue with upgrades to our website, you may experience difficulty in reaching some pages. If so, just call us. Our customer service reps will be happy to renew your dues, order a product, or register you for a program. Call (972) 243-2272.

Help Replenish the Disaster Fund
AARC has distributed over $40,000 to about 75 members who sustained damage in Superstorm Sandy. As you review your donations this year, consider giving to a fund that goes directly to help fellow AARC members at a time when they need it most.

Congress RFP Deadline Quickly Approaching
You only have another couple of weeks to propose topics for AARC Congress 2013 in Anaheim next Nov. 16–19, so consider what you’d like to see on the agenda and then weigh in with your suggestions. The deadline is Dec. 21.

Flu Vaccination Awareness Week  
It’s Flu Vaccination Awareness Week, and that means now is a great time to educate your patients and fellow staff members about the importance of getting the annual flu vaccine.

Judge to Tobacco Companies: Time to Fess Up
The AARC has joined other members of the Tobacco Partners Coalition in applauding the recent court ruling requiring the tobacco companies to inform the public about the decades-long lies they told to sell their products. According to ruling, the companies will now have to admit their guilt in “corrective statements” on their products, on their websites, and in their ads

Second Group of Fall Bulletins Online Now
Our second batch of Fall Bulletins is out now. Members of the Long Term Care, Management, Neonatal-Pediatrics, Sleep, and Transport Sections should head over to read the latest information from their groups.

Good Press: AARC Members in the News
We have another great list of newsmakers in this edition, including a member who received some terrific coverage for earning the NBRC’s new Adult Critical Care Specialist credential.

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