February 2016 archive

Feb 23

A Day for Grace

Join us as our Longmont community embraces the challenges of mental health “A Day for Grace” recounts the adventures of a father-to-be chasing parental shadows from his tumultuous youth in small town Virginia to find the light for his unborn child. Longmont playwright Doug Vincent and roots rock legend Sam Llanas(formerly of BoDeans) share the …

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Feb 22

Walk Your Way to a Healthy Heart

OK, so you’re not much into running? Or maybe you’ve had an injury and can’t run. Just walk, every step you take is part of your journey to good heart health. In fact, walking briskly can lower your risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes as much as running, according to a new study. All three conditions are risk factors …

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Feb 18

What Are Your Well-being Needs and Interests?

At SVVSD, we recognize how important it is for our employees to be well. We also realize the importance of offering you opportunities to make a difference in your well-being. Therefore, we are conducting an Employee Wellness Interest Survey to determine your interests surrounding your health and well-being. We want to hear your thoughts and …

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Feb 18

Do You Know the Symptoms?

Feb 18

March’s Healthy Hero, Jennifer Tatham

Jen, your commitment to fitness is inspiring. What does your personal fitness routine look like? Saturday’s include either a circuit class or a run depending on my kids’ schedules. Sundays are a long run day. Monday nights I attend a barbell strength class. Tuesday’s are my rest day. Wednesday’s I try to get a run done or yoga. …

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Feb 17

Congratulations to Our Wellness Winners!

241 SVVSD employees participated in the onsite biometric screenings this past December and also completed a personal health risk assessment.  Employees who participated in both activities received $50 in grocery gift cards and qualified for an entry into a grand prize drawing to win one of five $200 Master Card gift cards.  The following employees were our grand prize winners: Joann …

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Feb 15

Just a Little Heart Attack

Feb 15

Your Healthy Heart

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Feb 08

15 Heart-Healthy Foods to Work into Your Diet

A healthy diet can be good for your heart as well as your waistline. “You can definitely reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease by eating certain foods every day,” says Julie Zumpano, RD, LD, a dietitian in the Preventive Cardiology and Nutrition Program at Cleveland Clinic. “There is a great variety of fruits and vegetables …

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Feb 01

It’s Time for a Challenge!