Is losing weight one of your health and fitness goals? Studies show that while losing weight can be a challenge, keeping the weight off is where many people struggle. Check out these tips from the American Heart Association on how to lose weight and keep it off!
Today is Heat Safety Awareness Day. As warmer weather approaches, is it important to be mindful of heat safety. Ready.gov has compiled a list of tips to keep everyone safe and prepared both indoors and outdoors during extreme heat.
This week is Healthy and Safe Swimming Week. Check out these tips from Healthfinder.gov to stay safe the next time you are enjoying the water! https://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/parenting/nutrition-and-physical-activity/swim-safely-quick-tips
This Week is National Women’s Health Week. This is a great time to schedule your annual health exam if you haven’t already done so! Contact your Primary Care Provider to ensure that you are up to date on all recommended screenings and exams.
Are you aiming to create a more health-oriented work environment? Contact us today at 605-977-0123 to learn about the many ways that Health Management Partners will work to make your employee – and your business – more healthy!
This week is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week. According to the CDC, up to 1 in 5 children experience a mental disorder in a given year. If left untreated, these disorders can cause problems at home, school, and in forming healthy relationships with others. The CDC has compiled a helpful summary of symptoms as well as treatment options. https://www.cdc.gov/childrensmentalhealth/symptoms.html
Today is Hand Hygiene Day! Making healthy choices includes more than diet and exercise. It also means taking steps to protect yourself from illness. Take time today to follow these steps and make sure you are thoroughly scrubbing!
This week is National Physical Education and Sports Week. Did you have a favorite sport when you were young? Why not get back to what you love? Check your city’s website or call your local parks and recreation department to see if there any community leagues available for softball, volleyball, basketball, and more! You might also consider joining a local running or hiking group if that is something you would enjoy! You will likely find encouragement and accountability through your team or group, and maybe make a few new friends as well!