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Breast Cancer Awareness

October 3, 2020 — Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Mammograms are the best way to detect breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat and before it has progressed enough to cause symptoms. What are the symptoms? There are different symptoms of breast cancer, and some people have no... Read More

National Physical Therapy Month

October 3, 2020 — Did you know that physical therapy may be a safe, effective alternative route to treat chronic pain conditions? According to the APTA (American Physical Therapy Association) physical therapy is “the safer way to manage pain,” without using potentially harmful and addictive medication. If you’re wondering if physical therapy might be a good treatment for you,... Read More

Healthy Habits to Help Stop the Spread of Disease

September 5, 2020 — Stay at least six feet away from others Avoid contact with people who are sick Wash your hands often, with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds each time Use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available Wear a mask over your nose and mouth (if you’re medically able) to help protect... Read More

The Gift of Grandparents

September 5, 2020 — One of the biggest blessings you can have in life is grandparents. A consistently positive relationship with your grandparents can add so many good things to your life. For starters, think about the wealth of knowledge that your grandparents have to share. They are extraordinary people! They have lived many years, and have stories to... Read More

September 29 is National Coffee Day!

September 5, 2020 — Also known as Coffee Day or International Coffee Day, this day we celebrate this globally consumed beverage and the joy it brings us. On National Coffee Day many different types of businesses offer discounted or free cups of coffee to their customers to promote their brand, and entice coffee lovers into their stores. According to... Read More

September is Healthy Aging Month: Easy Tips to Aging Gracefully

September 5, 2020 — Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. Eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and fiber can help provide your body the fuel it needs. If you have problems with unsteadiness in walking due to aging, ask your doctor about applying for a handicap placard. This will allow you to park... Read More

Celebrating Centenarian Day – Sept 22

September 5, 2020 — Centenarians are people who have celebrated their 100th birthday. While in the past this accomplishment was very rare, you may be surprised to learn that recent 2019 estimates place approximately 72,000 centenarians in the United States alone! The youngest of the centenarians today were born just after the end of World War I and the... Read More

Aye! It’s Talk Like Yer a Pirate Day!

September 5, 2020 — National Talk Like a Pirate Day was dreamed up in 1995 when two friends playing racquetball slipped into pirate talk to entertain themselves while playing a bad game. They realized that the pirate lingo had made the time fly by quickly even though they were struggling, and before long they decided to share the fun... Read More

Relaxation is the Key to Healthy Life

July 31, 2020 — Relaxation Day is August 15. While studies show eating a healthy diet and exercise may reduce stress levels, relaxation is also needed to recharge us mentally and emotionally. When stress becomes overwhelming there are quick relaxation techniques you can do almost anywhere to make you feel better almost immediately. Try it out: Stretch out on... Read More

Bite-Sized Sandwich History

July 31, 2020 — Americans eat more than 300 million sandwiches a day. That’s almost one for every person in the United States. To say sandwiches are a popular staple of the American diet is an understatement, but it wasn’t always this way. The sandwich was invented in 1762 by an Englishman, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich. He... Read More