September Is Healthy Aging Month

10 Tips for Reinventing Yourself during September Is Healthy Aging Month: Do not act your age or at least what you think your current age should act like. What was your best year so far? 28? 40? Now? Picture yourself at that age and be it. Some people may say this is denial, but we say [...]

By |2019-09-02T10:46:47-04:00September 2nd, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Medic Alert Awareness Month

Not all medical bracelets are created equal and that’s why August has been designated as MedicAlert Awareness Month. Are you a diabetic? Are you allergic to penicillin? Do you require certain life-saving medication in an emergency? Do you wish to invoke a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order under certain situations? MedicAlert can tell the doctors [...]

By |2019-08-02T10:42:09-04:00August 2nd, 2019|Health, Safety|0 Comments

Stress Awareness Month

How to Observe Stress Awareness Month - Practice meditation One of the most effective ways to deal with stress is to learn how to silence the mind. Meditation is one of the most popular methods of achieving this quiet. - Exercise Another way to battle the debilitating effects of stress is to exercise. Whether you're [...]

By |2019-04-02T10:12:30-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Health, Stress|0 Comments

The “Don’t Assume” campaign

This March, don’t assume. Don’t assume you’re too young for colorectal cancer. Don’t assume you’re alone. And don’t assume we don’t need your support to end this disease within our lifetime. “Don’t Assume” is the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s (CCA) 2019 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month public awareness campaign. The goal is to challenge assumptions and [...]

By |2019-03-13T10:48:59-04:00March 13th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to [...]

By |2019-03-13T10:53:04-04:00February 5th, 2019|Health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Three Reasons Why National Blood Donor Month is Important

1. Donating blood save lives Someone needs blood every few seconds in the United States. And more than 4.5 million Americans would die every year without lifesaving blood transfusions. National Blood Donor Month helps us remember these vital statistics. 2. It's the gift that keeps on giving The American Red Cross needs 13,000 blood donations [...]

By |2019-01-02T16:39:31-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Medic Alert Awareness Month

What will you do if you are in a medical emergency and cannot speak? How will the paramedics and doctors know about your medications and your preexisting conditions? August is Medic Alert Awareness Month and it is critical for you to have some sort of medical identification tag. Those who especially need identification are those [...]

By |2018-08-02T10:12:03-04:00August 2nd, 2018|Health|0 Comments

Osteoporosis Awareness

Type I osteoporosis can be significantly influenced by several preventive measures. Most of these measures are in the hands of the individual and should be started as early in life as possible. An individual’s peak bone mass is typically achieved by the age of 30. The amount of bone that is obtained at one’s peak, [...]

By |2018-05-23T11:49:47-04:00May 23rd, 2018|Health, Osteoporosis|0 Comments

Take Time To Unwind

Stress happens. Sometimes it's unavoidable, at times it's unbearable. That's why taking time for yourself is invaluable. It's healthy to relax, renew, and rejuvenate. Stress does not merely afflict your mind; it can also affect you on a cellular level. In fact, long-term stress can lead to a wide range of illnesses—from headaches to stomach [...]

By |2018-04-16T11:01:42-04:00April 16th, 2018|Health, Stress|0 Comments