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Low, Moderate, and High-Risk Thanksgiving Activities

Nov 3, 2020 — Thanksgiving is a time when many families travel long distances to celebrate together, however, travel may increase the chance of getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. The CDC offers the following considerations to help protect individuals, their families, friends, and communities from COVID-19. These considerations are meant to supplement—not replace—any state, local, territorial,... Read More

Get Ready for Friendsgiving!

Nov 3, 2020 — Thanksgiving is for your family, “Friendsgiving” is for you friends! Keeping in contact with your friends can be tricking during the hustle of day-to-day, but don’t worry, you can make up for lost time with a proper Friendsgiving. The word Friendsgiving first appeared around 2007, as an informal large meal which featured a mishmash of... Read More

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November!

Nov 3, 2020 — Did you know? Native American Heritage Month and Native American Heritage Day (on the 27th) both fall in November. Today there are approximately 326 total reservations in the United States. Some of these reservations were originally remnants of native tribes’ lands, while others were created by the federal government for Native Americans who were forcibly... Read More

Movember vs. No Shave November, What’s it all about?

Nov 3, 2020 — Recently you may have noticed some of the clean-shaven men in your life becoming fuzzier as their ‘staches, goatees, Fu Manchus, mutton chops and other furry face-warmers sprout predominantly over the brisk month of November. These sudden changes to their features foster a conversation about their noble goal: raise awareness and money for cancer research.... Read More

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

Oct 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

Oct 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

Oct 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

Oct 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

Oct 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

Oct 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