Exercise Tip: Beat the Summer Heat
Summer - the season we have all been waiting for, especially after the long winter months that so many of us faced. Summer is the time of year to throw on shorts and head outside to run, swim, ride a bike or do any number of fun outdoor activities. Summer also brings the strong rays of the sun, along with intense humidity in many parts of the country. Follow these sensible, simple precautions to safely play and exercise in the heat.
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Respite Care. Being a caregiver, while a fulfilling role, can consume a great deal of physical, mental and emotional energy. Consequently, respite care is very important because it gives the caregiver an opportunity to create a plan of care for themselves- something a caregiver often overlooks.
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Charity Spotlight: Be The Match Foundation
year, approximately 10,000 people diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma and other
diseases need a bone marrow transplant as their only hope for a cure. Even with
over 9 million registered donors, half of these people will not find a match.
this episode of the Health Matters at Work video podcast series, our host Jerry
Franz talks with Angie Dahl, Director of Corporate Giving for Be The Match
Foundation. Over the last 25 years, Be The Match Foundation has facilitated
50,000 bone marrow transplants – but there is still much work that needs to be
done. Learn why finding a bone marrow transplant match is so difficult (100,000
times harder than matching a blood type) and what health conditions may result
in needing a bone marrow transplant. Ms. Dahl also explains how to join the
donor registry and shares numerous resources available for bone marrow
transplant patients and their caregivers. Read More