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Parish Nurse News . . .

A BIG thank you to those of you who stopped by the Health Fair to hopefully ask questions and gather information. It was disappointing that the Indiana Blood Center was unable to make it, but we will hope for their participation next year. Thank you to our members, Robin Lemieux, JL Siefers, Sandy Siefers, Drew…

Health Ministry Team hosts Health Fair!

Mark your calendars for the Health Fair scheduled for Sunday, April 24 from 10-11:00 a.m. between the worship services. Again we will have lots of information provided by numerous vendors. Representatives from the YMCA, Fire Dept., Comfort Keepers, Southern Care Hospice, along with information concerning legal issues/elder care, pharmacist, optometrist, dietitian, and CPR information. We…

Parish Nurse Notes…Nutrition Month

Something to think about: Listen to what is wise, for your insight and understanding will protect you. March is Nutrition Month and spring is here, so let’s “SPRING” into action and EAT RIGHT. We all know that eating right will help prevent many diseases including, but not limited to diabetes. Think ‘3’: +Think 1: Before…

February is HEART month . . .

February is Heart Month and we will be offering a FREE CPR class on Saturday, February 27th. Two classes will be offered; a morning class from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and then another class from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. We will be able to accommodate up to 9 students in each class. Adult,…

January Parish Nurse Notes …

Something to think about: I am doing a new thing. The beginning of the year is here and it is time for a fresh start. Start your year off with HEALTHY LIVING! What areas in your life would you like to improve? Questions you may have: Where do I start, what do I do, and…

November’s Health Focus-Men’s Health

Men’s Health and Prostate Cancer: Prostate cancer is a cancer of the prostate gland in men. This type of cancer is common and occurs in older men. Prostate cancer is the 2nd most common cancer and cancer deaths among men. 1 out of 5 men will develop prostate cancer, but many men will not die…

Parish Nurse Notes

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! A few facts…. Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the US, accounting for nearly 29% of newly diagnosed cancers. One case of breast cancer is diagnosed EVERY TWO MINUTES and causes one death EVERY 13 MINUTES! Breast cancer is second only…

10 Tips for a Healthy Stay-cation

Vacation planning can sometimes be as stressful as a day job and recent studies have found Americans do not use all their vacation time allotted! How silly is that? De-stressing and time away from jobs helps to re-energize and provides rest (at least it should!). Here are some suggestions to make a vacation a ‘stay-cation’.…