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Benefit Fund at a Glance – February 2018

Keep Your Heart Healthy by Staying Active! When winter blows in, you can pull the blankets over your head and go back to sleep—or you can suit up and head out for an outdoor winter adventure! The American Heart Association offers these tips for working out in the cold of winter. There’s no reason you need to take a break from physical activity when the temperature drops. In fact, exercising in cooler weather has some distinct advantages over working out in warmer weather.

2018 Health & Wellness Calendar

Download the annual Aetna Health and Wellness observances calendar and enjoy a happy and healthy 2018!

Benefit Fund at a Glance – January 2018

Snowmageddon, Snowpocalypse, the Polar Vortex, SnOMG! But with really big snow storms – and even everyday, run-of-the-mill snowfalls – comes a risk of death by shoveling. Nationwide, snow shoveling is responsible for thousands of injuries and as many as 100 deaths each year.

Benefit Fund at a Glance – December 2017

What should I do with my biometrics results? That is a GREAT question! Now that the 2017 biometrics program has closed, it is the perfect time to take a look at what your lab work and health assessment results showed you. With the new year just around the corner, it’s a great time to start planning how you will make improvements in your well being for 2018.

Benefit Fund at a Glance – November 2017

Healthy Holiday Eating – Tips to stay on track; The time from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day can be a challenge to your sense of well-being. Planning ahead can help you create a peaceful holiday season. You can control the feeding frenzy that accompanies the holidays by planning ahead.

Benefit Fund at a Glance – October 2017

More and more of our home devices – including thermostats, door locks, coffee machines, and smoke alarms – are now connected to the Internet. This enables us to control our devices on our smartphones, no matter our location, which can in turn save us time and money while providing convenience and even safety. These advances in technology are innovative and intriguing; however, they also pose a new set of security risks. The Stop.Think.Connect.™ Campaign encourages you to follow these simple steps to secure your connected devices.

Benefit Fund at a Glance – September 2017

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.  More than 230,000 men will be told they have prostate cancer this year. It is the 2nd most common cancer in men in the US. About 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed in his lifetime…

Benefit Fund at a Glance – August 2017

If you would like to schedule a donation for August 18th, please visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter the sponsor code: District 1199c to schedule an appointment or walk in the day of the blood drive. Limited slots available so schedule TODAY! For questions, please contact Megan Smith at (215) 735-5720.

Benefit Fund at a Glance – July 2017

We hosted our 4th Annual Benefit Fund Health Fair on June 24th and we had a lot of families turn out for the event.  Cooking demos, health information, photos, Zumba, massages and more—we can’t wait for next year!

What do I do…in a medical emergency? Go to the ER or urgent care?

When you’re hit with a sudden illness or serious injury, you need to make a choice: Head to an urgent care center or the emergency room? The right decision can save you time and money. Of the patients who visit urgent care, 90% are out in less than an hour. The ER, on the other hand, is better equipped to handle severe injuries and the symptoms of heart attack or stroke.

But as many as one in four ER visits could be handled at urgent care. So when is it better to visit urgent care? Here’s a short video to explain.

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