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Discover The Origin of Halloween

October 1, 2018 — Why do we have a day that is supposed to do nothing but scare the dickens out of us? Why do we dress up like ghosts and goblins? These questions can be answered by looking back at the origin of Halloween. Over 2,000 years ago, the Celtics were a proud, fierce and combative tribe which... Read More

Tips for a Better Nights Sleep

October 1, 2018 — Room temperature: Keeping the temperature in your bedroom at 70 degrees Fahrenheit or below is recommended. Studies show that the body can better relax with temperatures at 70 degrees or slightly below. Reduce caffeine. The effects of caffeine last much longer than most people expect. The result is difficulty falling asleep. Studies have shown better... Read More

October is Physical Therapy Month

October 1, 2018 — Physical Therapy Exercises Physical therapy exercises are intended to restore strength and endurance, increase range of movement, and also improve balance and coordination. To increase the effectiveness, physical therapists use physical therapy exercises treatment along with external stimulation such as heat, coldness, ultrasound, electricity, infrared or UV light, traction, water, and massage. All are applied... Read More

October 13th is National Train Your Brain Day: Sudoku

October 1, 2018 — Sudoku is the puzzle craze sweeping the nation. Many people refer to this challenging game as the new Rubix Cube. It’s difficult to forget the six-sided and six colored square, but Sudoku is doing just that. If you think that Sudoku is a new game, you would be incorrect. In fact, it was created in... Read More

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1, 2018 — What is breast cancer? Breast cancer occurs when cells in our breast grow out of control creating tumors that cause damage to the nearby tissues. The tumors which are cancerous are known as malignant tumors and can cause a lot of damage to the body. Breast cancer has always been a dreaded disease, but in... Read More

National Fire Prevention Week Starts October 7th

October 1, 2018 — In the U.S. alone, there are more than 500,000 residential fires every year that are serious enough to require a call to the fire department. Stay safe with these fire safety tips: Plan an Escape Route If a fire does break out, you must get out fast. Being awakened by a smoke alarm at 2:00... Read More

The Gift of Grandparents

August 31, 2018 — One of the biggest blessings you can have in life is grandparents. Few people take the time to learn from those who raised their parents. Being in consistent relationship with your grandparents can add so many good things to your life. For starters, you should get to know your grandparents because they are a part... Read More

National Preparedness Month: Preparing For Disaster

August 31, 2018 — During this year’s hurricane and tornado season, here are some tips to help prepare for almost anything: First-aid kit, flashlight, whistle, matches, candles, radio with batteries, work gloves (supplies for at least a week) Nonperishable food such as granola bars and bottled water Pen and notebook An extra set of eye-glasses Copies of prescriptions, insurance... Read More

September is Healthy Aging Month

August 31, 2018 — How to Age Healthy, Wealthy and Wise You may feel overwhelmed by the amount of advice that is available when it comes to dealing with aging. Here are some of the most important tips: Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. You want to eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain... Read More

September 9th is National Teddy Bear Day: When Teddy Bears Began

August 31, 2018 — The first Teddy Bear was designed and made by Rose and Morris Michtom. The Michtoms were influenced by Teddy Roosevelt and Clifford Berryman. In November 1902, President Theodore ‘Teddy’ Roosevelt traveled to Mississippi to settle a border dispute between Louisiana and Mississippi. The President, having a little free time, went on a hunting trip. The... Read More