Men’s Mental Health Month

10 Men Share What They Wish Other Men Knew About Mental Health Written by Julia Malacoff — www.healthline.com Our culture doesn’t always leave space for men to express inner struggle. These men are trying to change that. Talking about it with anyone — let alone a mental health professional — may seem difficult and even intimidating for anyone living with…

For Your Loved Ones, Take Care of Your Heart

It’s the sweetheart month, and many folks will be thinking flowers, chocolates and celebratory suppers. Boxes of candy are nice, but if you really want to prove your devotion, focus instead on the health of your heart. As Americans, one out of every three of us will face heart disease. It could be you or me. The facts are sobering:…

American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month and for the entire month, we want you to ask yourself, what would I do without a heart? Plus, did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? Your heart is one of the most important organs within your body, therefore, you should do all you can to…

National Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month

It’s winter and for many, that means snow and with snow, there are plenty of winter sports and fun. It’s an annual practice for many states in the US to host winter games as professional sporting events or just a time of fun for the community and visitors. Although there is much to do, safety is highly encouraged, as winter…

National Safe Toys and Gifts Month with Child & Family Services

It's the month of December, so you know what that means...fun and family time for the holidays. Well, that and it's National Safe Toys and Gifts Month. This month, we practice gift-giving to show the people and pets in our lives that we love and care for them dearly, especially those adorable little grandkids, nieces, and nephews. So, the last…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In this post, we want to explore what breast cancer is and look at a few ways you can try to prevent this condition. What is Breast Cancer? According to the CDC, breast cancer is a disease that can affect any area of the breast in both men and women. When breast cancer occurs,…

National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month and last year's theme was the promotion of physical activity and the unique value physical therapists and physical therapist assistants bring to help people get moving. So we are excitedly anticipating this year’s team. In the meantime, we want to help you and your loved ones understand more about physical therapy and its importance!…

Healthy Aging

Aging is a natural phenomenon that everyone experiences, and some of us get to grow older than others; however, it can be a beautiful experience if you let it. The Pan American Health Organization describes healthy aging as a continuous process of optimizing opportunities to maintain and improve physical and mental health, independence, and quality of life throughout the life…

Falls Prevention

Anyone can fall at any time; after all, it is an accident, and accidents are unforeseen happenings. However, some groups are more susceptible than others, such as seniors, the disabled, and children. Thankfully there are several ways to be ready with falls prevention, and in this post, we will describe a few of those options. Wear Appropriate Shoes Seniors should…

3 Back-To-School Health Tips

Back-to-school is literally just around the corner, and with everything that’s been happening, it’s essential that we do our best as parents to keep our kids safe and healthy this school season. Let’s look at a few ways you can do this. Provide Healthy Meals Providing your kids with healthy meals will help to give them a good start to…

Allergy Awareness Week

Knowing when you or someone around you is experiencing an allergic reaction is crucial to responding appropriately and promptly. If you have frequent allergy episodes, we advise that you wear a medical necklace or bracelet that states what your allergy is, in case during the reaction you become unresponsive or unable to speak. Also, persons who have severe reactions should…

National Nutrition Month

How long have you been wanting to clean up your diet? Well, March is National Nutrition Month, making it the perfect time to start! We want to help you develop and maintain healthy nutritional habits. In this post, we will highlight tips from a dietician that promote realistic and sustainable nutritious practices. Let’s get started!   Increase Fruits & Vegetables…