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Move More and Sit Less

Move More and Sit Less

No matter what age you are, becoming more physically active will provide the means to a healthier lifestyle. Time to get started; April is National Move More Month. Bottom line, you’re never too old to exercise. A March 2019 JAMA article, “Light Physical Activity and Incident Coronary Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Among Older Women—A Call for Action,” by Gregory W. Heath, DHSc, MPH1 indicates that even light physical activity is associated with a decreased risk of coronary heart disease and improved…

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It’s Spring! Time to inspect your outside grounds

It’s Spring! Time to inspect your outside grounds

Spring has finally sprung, and the change of seasons is a good time to inspect the outside grounds around your facility. Safety issues that could cause dangerous falls for employees, customers or students become apparent after the snow melts and the temperature begins to rise. An inspection team made up members of your organization’s safety committee or maintenance staff should take the time to walk around the outside of your buildings to make sure your parking lots and sidewalks are…

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Sometimes, more is less

Sometimes, more is less

There is an economic principle called the economies of scale, which states the larger something becomes, such as a pension plan, the more efficiently it can be administered. This is the principle to which all of the Plans administered by Christian Brothers Services adhere. For example, in the Christian Brothers Employee Retirement Plan (CBERP) the cost of recordkeeping, actuarial, legal, plus other expenses for almost 30,000 participants is not 10 times greater compared to another defined plan of 3,000. The…

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