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Take Care of Your Mental Health – World Mental Health Day: October 11

October 3, 2020 — 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. People with pre-existing mental health conditions or substance use disorders may be particularly vulnerable in an emergency. Mental health... Read More

Chess Throughout History

October 3, 2020 — Over the years, chess has spread throughout the world and enjoyed massive waves of popularity. While chess is thought to have originated as a war game, it was seen as a game of nobility and education in Europe in the 1500s. History has shown from actions in Europe around the year 1500 that chess had... Read More

Creative Halloween Decorations

October 3, 2020 — If you are bored with traditional Halloween decorations, a little creativity may help you create a unique Halloween display. If you are looking for something different to do this year, read on for creative ideas. Masks: Hang a creepy, funny, or creative mask on your door. Decorate a scarecrow or your garden with them. You... Read More

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

Do Something Nice Day

October 3, 2020 — Flex your kindness muscles this October on National Do Something Nice Day. It’s easy to become so caught up in the stressors of daily life that we forget to do our part to uplift our friends and loved ones. On October 5, remember to go out of your way to do a good deed. It... 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

September is Courtesy Month: The Power of Courtesy and Kindness

September 5, 2020 — With so much uncertainty and division across world, it’s easy to lose sight of a very easy and obtainable mindset: be kind. Here’s a question: what if more people were “guilty” of random acts of kindness? Just simply being courteous and kind without gaining any benefit from the situation or person. Just being kind for... 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