Wheels and feet to a mini retreat

Wheels and feet to a mini retreat

Guest blogger Betty Higbie shares her latest OASIS walking adventure

It’s nice to find walking buddies, some friends who will keep you accountable as you build daily exercise into your routine. Many walkers find high school tracks, other outdoor routes, or even the mall to get a few good miles in. But a walking group from the OASIS Center in Albuquerque takes a different approach to power walking.

Friday, April 24, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (74)/Comments (-)/
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The truth about carbohydrates

The truth about carbohydrates

Guest blogger Libby Lamancusa shares that they aren't so bad

As U.S. rates of obesity and obesity-related diseases (Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer) have risen, so has carb consumption, leading some to quickly blame carbs as the obesity villain, the evil in our diets needing to be purged. But a closer look tells a different truth.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (246)/Comments (-)/
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Volunteering with OASIS is good for you!

Volunteering with OASIS is good for you!

Wellness with Cindy

OASIS volunteers donate more than 500,000 hours of service every year. Find out how to join the ranks!
Friday, April 17, 2015/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (221)/Comments (-)/
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CATCH Healthy Habits programs getting special recognition

CATCH Healthy Habits programs getting special recognition

The value of our unique intergenerational approach to healthy living is catching on.

Proclamations are made to signify matters of great importance, and with generous support from Anthem Foundation, CATCH Healthy Habits is making change that will have lasting impact.
Thursday, April 09, 2015/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (529)/Comments (-)/
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Clearing up confusion about Medicare

Clearing up confusion about Medicare

OASIS partners with NCOA to offer great service: My Medicare Matters

Understanding the complexities of Medicare can be really difficult.  It’s important to have a reliable resource as you navigate the process to get the coverage you need. With My Medicare Matters, help is just a click away.

Monday, April 06, 2015/Author: Marcia Kerz/Number of views (1913)/Comments (-)/
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Working against risk factors for cardiovascular disease

Working against risk factors for cardiovascular disease

A stroke leads to lifestyle changes for Pastor Robinson

Nobody wants to be caught by surprise with a heart attack or stroke. High blood pressure can wreak havoc on your health, especially cardiovascular health, so adopting healthy habits is worth the effort.

Friday, April 03, 2015/Author: Dana Klassen/Number of views (579)/Comments (-)/
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Go take a walk

Go take a walk

National Walking Day is a good time to get started on a very healthy habit

Something as simple as a 30-minute walk can change your outlook for the day. Making walks, or any physical activity, a regular part of the routine requires being intentional.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015/Author: Anne/Number of views (779)/Comments (-)/
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Forming healthy habits

Forming healthy habits

Developing some new habits can benefit your family's nutrition and budget

Here are some easy ways to improve the nutrition picture in your home - and help with your food budget.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (648)/Comments (-)/
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Ending childhood obesity requires collective efforts

Ending childhood obesity requires collective efforts

CATCH Healthy Habits making strides with intergenerational solution

Childhood obesity is a serious problem, but many are working toward solutions that result in better lifestyle choices.
Friday, March 06, 2015/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (707)/Comments (-)/
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Get Pumped!

Get Pumped!

Guest blogger Dana Klassen shows how getting pumped can feel great

High blood pressure makes you tired and it can be deadly. Taking the right steps toward better health makes a person look and feel better.
Thursday, March 05, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (647)/Comments (-)/
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Healthy mouth, healthy body

Healthy mouth, healthy body

Taking care of your dental health is important at all stages of life

Staying on top of dental care and oral hygiene is an important piece of the health puzzle, especially as we age.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015/Author: Michele Dinman/Number of views (716)/Comments (-)/
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Dark chocolate, red wine and your health

Dark chocolate, red wine and your health

Guest blogger Vicky Newman reveals why these treats are good for your heart

Have you heard that red wine and dark chocolate are good for you? Find out why.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (1002)/Comments (-)/
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Diabetes, the heart and the trifecta of health

Diabetes, the heart and the trifecta of health

The connection between diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes and heart disease are definitely connected, but with healthy choices, they don't have to be.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015/Author: Juliet/Number of views (808)/Comments (-)/
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Health insurance marketplace open enrollment ends February 15

Health insurance marketplace open enrollment ends February 15

Guest blogger Ryan Owen explains how and why to act now

It's not too late to sign up or make changes to your Health Insurance Marketplace coverage, but the deadline is coming soon.
Friday, February 06, 2015/Author: William/Number of views (1208)/Comments (-)/
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Keep your heart and lungs healthy with the right kind of exercise

Keep your heart and lungs healthy with the right kind of exercise

Wellness with Cindy

Taking care of your heart with the right kind of exercise is the best way to keep it running like a smooth engine.
Wednesday, February 04, 2015/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (992)/Comments (-)/
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