Power Up & Celebrate Customer Service Week, October 4-8, 2021

Power Up & Celebrate Customer Service Week, October 4-8, 2021

If you’ve ever experienced an interaction with a customer service professional that left you feeling taken care of or informed, then you know how valuable a service it is. In every industry, including healthcare, insurance, retail, hospitality, communications, and government agencies, you will find a team of customer service professionals ready to lend a hand... Read More
National Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month

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
Try Meatless Mondays During Vegetarian Month

Try Meatless Mondays During Vegetarian Month

This October, encourage your family and friends to try “Meatless Mondays.” Treat your taste buds to well-balanced meals that feature whole-grains, fresh leafy greens, colorful vegetables, plant-based meat or other protein-packed foods. It’s a great time to have fun with food and try something new! Search online, browse cookbooks, swap recipes with friends or ask... Read More
Q & A: Hand Washing

Q & A: Hand Washing

Why should I use soap and water to wash my hands? Germs get onto your hands and items you touch throughout the day. When your hands may be dirty, it’s best to wash with soap and water to remove whatever germs, grime, and chemicals may be on them. Warm or cold water? Either is fine,... Read More

Take Care of Your Mental Health

Mental health is an important part of overall health and wellbeing. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It may also affect how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices during an emergency. Mental and physical health are equally important components of overall health. Mental illness, especially depression, increases the risk for... Read More

Candy Corn Day – October 30

Invented in the late 1880s by George Renninger, the sweet treat originally named “chicken feed” was manufactured by the Wunderle Candy Corn Company in Philadelphia. Due to the kernels’ unique layers of yellow, orange, and white, the original creation process was very costly and time-consuming, however, over 100 years and a name change later, the... Read More
A National Day of Service and Remembrance

A National Day of Service and Remembrance

Saturday, September 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks in New York City. Also, known as Patriot Day, it is a tribute to nearly 3,000 lives lost or injured, as well as an opportunity to honor first responders and defenders of our nation’s freedom. An annual ceremony takes place... Read More
Grandparents Day: September 12

Grandparents Day: September 12

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
Emergency Preparedness Month

Emergency Preparedness Month

No one can prepare your family for a disaster like you can, because you know the personal health needs of your family best. Get started by knowing the basics: Create an emergency water supply of at least one gallon of water per day for each person and pet. A two-week supply is better. Strongly consider... Read More

Three Ways to Prevent Falls

🗣 Speak up. Tell a provider right away if you fall, worry about falling, or feel unsteady. Have your doctor or pharmacist review all the medicines you take, even over-the-counter medicines. 👣 Keep moving. Exercises that improve balance and make your legs stronger, lower your chances of falling. It also helps you feel better and... Read More