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Getting to the Heart of the Matter on Health

February 5, 2019 — Here’s some news you can take to heart: Experts say more than 70 million Americans currently live with a cardiovascular disease. Fortunately, there are practical steps you can take to reduce the health threat posed by heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, much of the burden of heart disease and... Read More

February 10th-16th is Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

February 5, 2019 — Cardiac rehabilitation is a medical program that helps patients deal with the aftermath of heart disease. It aims to assist with fast recovery and help them achieve previous levels of physical and mental health whenever possible. Cardiac rehabilitation also has the goal to maintain, if not improve, the patient’s present heart condition and to prevent... Read More

Random Act of Kindness Day is February 17

February 5, 2019 — Kindness is a generosity of spirit. It comes to life when we give of ourselves and our time to help others, without expecting anything in return. When you show kindness to someone, you bring out the best in yourself. Pay attention to the impact your behavior has on others, and notice your own feelings in... Read More

Black History Month

February 5, 2019 — The month of February is a time to honor the achievements of African-Americans in U.S. history. Since its first observance at Kent State University in February 1970, Black History Month (also referred to as African-American History Month) has evolved into a country-wide celebration. Did you know: Thomas L. Jennings was the first African-American to receive... Read More

Chinese New Year, February 5th: Year of the Pig

February 5, 2019 — The Pig may be the most generous and honorable sign of the Chinese Zodiac. People born in a Year of the Pig (1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019) are thought to be nice to a fault and possess impeccable manners and taste. They can be perfectionists and may be perceived as snobs, but... Read More

National Activities Professional Week

January 4, 2019 — January 20-26, 2019 is National Activities Professional Week, where we recognize our Activity Directors who plan and schedule a variety of fun and engaging events, outings, activities and entertainment. Please take a moment during this week to let our Activities Professionals know how much we appreciate them!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 4, 2019 — Please join us in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21, 2019! This federal holiday celebrates the legacy and achievements of Dr. King, which include his role in nonviolent activism and protesting racial discrimination throughout the United States.

National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

January 4, 2019 — This January, the American Red Cross celebrates National Blood Donor Month and recognizes the life-saving contribution from blood and platelet donors. As we begin the New Year, the Red Cross encourages individuals to resolve to roll up a sleeve to give this month and throughout 2019. National Blood Donor Month has been observed in January... Read More

How to Fight the Effects of Aging

January 4, 2019 — Like any battle, the fight against aging is best fought on several fronts simultaneously. Get Up and Get Moving Exercise is the key to a healthy life if you’re eight or 80. A brisk 30-minute walk every day is a step in the right direction. Take friends along or bring a dog for company. It... Read More

Add Significance to Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 4, 2019 — The start of a new year is traditionally a time to reflect on the previous year and plan out resolutions for the year ahead. Popular resolutions include losing weight, getting more fit, getting out of debt, and making more money. While these types of self-improvement goals make for admirable resolutions, striving to become more selfless... Read More