How to achieve healthy aging

How to achieve healthy aging

Healthy aging is an annual health observance designed to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older. According to creator and director of Healthy Aging®, Carolyn Worthington,  it is about providing inspiration and practical ideas for adults, ages 45-plus, to improve their physical, mental, social and financial well-being. The National Institute on Aging at NIH promotes Go4Life Month, with its theme being Get Motivated! Get Moving! Go4Life! , working to emphasize the importance of regular physical activity as a key component…

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September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the 2017 American Housing Survey found that 52.9 percent of U.S. homes have a prepared emergency evacuation kit and 58.6 percent have an emergency water supply. September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) –are you ready? NPM is meant to encourage emergency planning for families and communities to prepare for a potential disaster. The 2019 theme is Prepared, Not Scared. Be Ready for Disasters. This year, FEMA has set a campaign that emphasizes unique aspects…

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Building Your Board and Volunteer Networks

Building Your Board and Volunteer Networks

“All of you are in leadership and have people entrusted to your care. …The role of the leader is a very high calling. “ ~ The Servant, A Simple Story About the True Essence of Leadership by  James C. Hunt Some boards are wildly effective, work well together and continually push themselves and their schools toward the next level of excellence. Others may range from occasionally helpful to downright disruptive. The same is true for all leadership bodies. Why so much variety? Maybe your leadership groups are not meeting your school’s needs…

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