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December 1-7, 2019 is National Handwashing Awareness Week

November 30, 2019 — Five Simple Steps to Wash Your Hands the Right Way Washing your hands is easy, and it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent germs and infection from spreading from one person to another and throughout entire communities—from your home and workplace to childcare facilities and hospitals. Through regular practice of simple hand washing,... Read More

Keep Yourself Healthy This Holiday Season

November 30, 2019 — Eat Snacks Moderately. Snacks are abundant during the holiday seasons. If you take a seat close to the snack table, you may have a tough time keeping yourself from unconsciously grabbing them. Try sitting on the other side of the room so you must make a conscious effort into getting up and walking over to get... Read More

Keep Yourself Healthy This Holiday Season

November 30, 2019 — Eat Snacks Moderately. Snacks are abundant during the holiday seasons. If you take a seat close to the snack table, you may have a tough time keeping yourself from unconsciously grabbing them. Try sitting on the other side of the room so you must make a conscious effort into getting up and walking over to get... Read More

Tips for Creating Successful Resolutions

November 30, 2019 — Stick to 1-2 important goals. Having a laundry list of all the things you would like to change in your life can be overwhelming. Having a smaller list allows you to concentrate all your energy and focus on these goals. Once you achieve those goals, you can always set a few more! Be realistic. Ask yourself whether... Read More

Three Light, Simple and Easy Meals from Turkey Leftovers

November 5, 2019 — There never seems to be enough time to prepare for the holidays. Our immune systems plummet and stress rises. During this time, try to find shortcuts to make things less stressful. Turkey leftovers can be a helpful part of this strategy. Here are three light, simple and easy ways to use your turkey leftovers: Turkey... Read More

Thanksgiving Traditions That Can be Shared Year after Year

November 5, 2019 — Adding some new and interesting family traditions to the Thanksgiving celebration can really liven things up and give people something to look forward to all year. Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for the people we treasure in our lives and the things we have been blessed with over the past year. A nice tradition... Read More

10 Tips to Stop Smoking

November 5, 2019 —   Most people are readily aware that stopping smoking can improve their health, but learning how to really conquer the urges to smoke is not easy. You need a good reason to quit. Simply deciding to quit because the sky is blue is not a sufficient reason. Look for small rewards that you can give... Read More

Giving Thanks for Being a Caregiver

November 5, 2019 — Balancing work, home and private life with the demands of being a caregiver can be frustrating. Just when you may find a good balance, the demands of your elderly parent might change and you are again pulled back into that stressful situation. How can you offset the worry, the anxiety, the anger, and the resentment?... Read More

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season with a Strong Immune System

November 5, 2019 — Cold and flu season will be upon us soon and there is no better time to protect yourself than right now with a strong immune system. What is the immune system? Very simply, our immune system is like a shield that protects our body from the germs, bacteria and viruses that can cause illness. The weaker... Read More

Sweetest Day is October 19

October 3, 2019 — The first Sweetest Day in history took place in October of 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio. Organized by a committee of candy makers, all sorts of candies were delivered to low-income people throughout the city with the message that this Saturday in October was the “sweetest day of the year.” Having evolved since then, people now... Read More