• Laughter Is Good Medicine

    It feels good to smile. How about a good ole belly laugh? Or what about hearing a child's giggles of delight? Can we ever really have too much laughter in our lives? Think of your favorite memories - do a few include a bit of laughter with family or friends?  Did you know laughter has many health benefits too? Laughter causes you to gulp in large portions of air, thereby oxygenating your blood. It also produces benefits like relieving tension and anxiety, boosting your mood, aiding your [...]

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    Patriot Award Recipient | Indiana Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

    “The Patriot Award was created by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) to publicly recognize individuals who provide outstanding patriotic support and cooperation to their employees, who like the citizen warriors before them, have answered their nation’s call to serve,” said Steve Lynch,  Indiana ESGR state chair. “Supportive supervisors are critical to maintaining the strength and readiness of the nation’s Guard and Reserve units." In January of 2016, the Indiana [...]

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    United Home Healthcare Named Recipient of CICOA Impact Award

    On June 27 at the Albert G. and Sara I. Reuben Community Room at WFYI during the joint annual meeting of CICOA’s Board of Directors and Foundation Board, CICOA presented their Impact Award to United Home Healthcare. Peter Ritz, out-going chair of the CICOA Foundation Board, presented the 2017 Impact Award to Byron Harris of United Home Healthcare. The Impact Award honors an individual or institutional donor whose philanthropic contributions to CICOA have made a significant and positive [...]

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    Women's Health Week | Heart Disease

    Making healthy lifestyle choices is important at any age, especially physical activity and a healthy diet. The middle of May each year we celebrate Women's Health Week. It is a reminder to women to take care of themselves, and to make their health a priority. Did you know according to the CDC, heart disease remains the leading killer of adults over age 65? Heart disease also is the number one killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s approximately one woman every minute! [...]

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    April is Parkinson Awareness Month

    Did you know April is Parkinson’s Awareness month? The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation is working to help educate and shatter the myths around the disease. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic and progressive movement disorder, meaning that symptoms continue and worsen over time. Nearly one million people in the US are living with Parkinson’s disease. The cause is unknown, and although there is presently no cure, there are treatment options such as medication and surgery to manage its[...]

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