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Did You Know…Veterans Day Facts

November 9, 2022 — Veterans Day is a well-known American holiday, but there are several common misconceptions. Here are some interesting facts you may not know known about Veterans Day: Veterans Day does not have an apostrophe. You may sometimes see Veterans Day spelled as “Veteran’s Day” or “Veterans’ Day,” but this is incorrect. The holiday is not a... Read More

Gratitude is Great, but “You’re Welcome” is Wonderful Too!

November 9, 2022 — You’re Welcomegiving Day is observed annually the day after Thanksgiving, as a way to remind others to politely accept your appreciation. An easy way to think of this cheeky holiday is as though Thanksgiving is the ‘Thank You,’ and You’re Welcomegiving Day is the ‘You’re Welcome’ in polite conversation. What’s your favorite way to say... Read More

Bite-Size Candy Corn Facts & Fun

October 9, 2022 — 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

Breast Cancer Awareness

October 9, 2022 — Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast grow out of control. There are different types of breast cancer, and people can experience different symptoms. Some individuals do not have any signs or symptoms at all. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: New lump in the breast or underarm (armpit).... Read More

Try Meatless Mondays during Vegetarian Month

October 9, 2022 — This October, encourage your family and friends to try “Meatless Mondays.” Treat your taste buds to well-balanced meals that feature 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 your... Read More

Take Care of Your Mental Health – World Mental Health Day: October 10

October 9, 2022 — 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

October is Physical Therapy Month

October 9, 2022 — Physical Therapists work to restore strength, mobility and promote greater independence, either unassisted or with assistive devices. Licensed physical therapists focus on improvement, coordination, balance, strength and endurance of their patients. Did you know that physical therapy may be a safe, effective alternative route to treat chronic pain conditions? According to the APTA (American Physical... Read More

Easy Pumpkin Crafts

October 9, 2022 — Paint a Pumpkin: Pumpkin carving can be messy, difficult, and sometimes dangerous. Instead, use some permanent markers or acrylic paint to make your pumpkin look like a monster, clown, or other Halloween character. The smaller “pie pumpkins” or even the mini-pumpkins will work perfectly for this craft. Collage Pumpkins: Cut out a 5-7 inch pumpkin... Read More

Are You a Good Neighbor?

September 6, 2022 — Being a good neighbor benefits you, your neighbors, and your community by making your neighborhood a more pleasant place to live. Being considerate and showing that you care about your neighbors’ wellbeing will often inspire others to be neighborly in return, which fosters a sense of community that helps the neighborhood thrive! Good Neighbor Day... Read More

Don’t Skip a Beat – Prepare for Heart Attacks

September 6, 2022 — Know the risks. Be educated about the risks you and your loved ones face. Certain behaviors and conditions can increase your risk for a heart attack, including smoking, having uncontrolled high blood pressure, being overweight, and eating an unhealthy diet. Have a heart-to-heart. Engage friends, family members, and loved ones in a conversation about heart... Read More