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When Do You Give Thanks?

October 31, 2017 — Do you wait until Thanksgiving Day to thank those that you love and those that have helped you? It’s important to be thankful during this special holiday. However, it shouldn’t be the only time you demonstrate your love and appreciation to others. There are some great reasons to thank people throughout the year; not just... Read More

Thanksgiving Crafts

October 31, 2017 — Thankful Wreath: Start with a paper plate and cut out a half circle from the center of it. Under the horizontal cut, write the words “I Am Thankful For…” then draw some leaf shapes on construction paper and cut them out. Write down things that you are giving thanks for and then glue the leaves... Read More

Nov. 13th is World Kindness Day: Acts of Kindness Benefit Everyone

October 31, 2017 — Try practicing “karma,” the law of cause and effect, and you will notice that for every action there is a reaction. Let’s make sure the reactions to our actions are good ones. Share everything and you will achieve a legacy of kindness. So, how much should you give? It can start with heartfelt kind words,... Read More

Oct. 28 is National Chocolate Day

October 3, 2017 — If you always like to accompany your cup of coffee with a chocolate cookie or other chocolate-based treat, you should probably be familiar with at least its three main categories: Most notably used for cooking, Dark Chocolate can contain anything from 30% to 75% cocoa solids. It has a slightly sweet, slightly bitter flavor and... Read More

Physical Therapy as Alternative Pain Relief

October 3, 2017 — While many pain relief medications come in the form of a pill, there are a number of alternative pain relief treatments available. Always consult with your doctor before trying any new method of pain relief. Some alternative pain relief therapies may not be appropriate for you or may have serious side effects, even if they... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection

October 3, 2017 — According to breastcancer.org, “Every three minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer.” Breast cancer is a serious illness that affects a significant population of American women. The good news is that, if detected early, breast cancer can often be successfully treated. Breast cancer occurs when cells in breasts called “tumors”... Read More

Fall is in Full Swing!

October 3, 2017 — Breast Cancer Awareness Month: October 1-31st Sweetest Day: October 21st Halloween: October 31st

Cholesterol Education Month

September 1, 2017 — You’ll often hear cholesterol referred to as either good cholesterol or bad cholesterol. LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) carries cholesterol through the bloodstream, dropping it off where it’s needed for cell building and leaving behind any unused residue as plaque on the walls of the arteries. HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol) picks up the cholesterol which has... Read More

The History of Grandparents Day

September 1, 2017 — National Grandparents Day is celebrated on September 10, 2017, but do you know where the holiday originated from? Marian McQuade first brainstormed the idea of honoring the elderly with a “Grandparents Day,” which later became a nationally recognized holiday in 1978. McQuade, the original founder of Grandparents Day, was the mother to 15 children, grandmother... Read More

Celebrating Labor Day

September 1, 2017 — The tradition of celebrating Labor Day as a national holiday is over one hundred years old. From its original conception as a labor union celebration, it has grown to be symbolic of the end of summer activities. It began in 1882 in New York as a parade by the Knights of Columbus to give credit... Read More