FEBRUARY IS AMERICAN HEART MONTH While celebrating all things love this month, February also reminds us to take care of our heart. The annual celebration began in 1963 to encourage Americans to join the battle against heart disease. Go to www.heart.org for more information. Click here to continue reading the February 2023 edition of The […]
MAY IS NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH Mental Health Month gives all of us a valuable opportunity to celebrate the tremendous strides this Nation has made in promoting mental health and increasing the public’s knowledge that effective services and support are available. Click here to continue reading the May 2022 edition of The Whistler.
My name is Mary Mackedanz and I’m the newly hired Reach-Up Executive Director. Please click on the link to hear a little more from myself. https://youtu.be/X5MckEo_GXo
Division of Responsibility in Feeding Children have natural ability with eating. They eat as much as they need, they grow in the way that is right for them, and they learn to eat the food the adults in their life enjoy. Click here to continue reading the March 2022 edition of The Whistler.
We are grateful to Dr. Linda Earl for her work as Executive Director of Reach-Up. During her tenure as ED she has been an essential part of this organization. Linda has moved Reach-Up forward in a number of essential areas without ever losing sight of our mission to serve the young children of Central Minnesota. […]
ARE YOU FLU READY? Take time to get a flu vaccine What is the difference between Influenza (Flu) and COVID-19? Influenza (flu) and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different viruses. COVID-19 is caused by infection with a coronavirus first identified in 2019, and flu is caused by infection with […]
Extreme Heat With sizzling temperatures and recent heat advisories issued by the National Weather Service, there are many ways to “beat the heat.” Despite the high temperatures, the use of face masks to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is still being encouraged. Public health officials are hoping people drink plenty of water and utilizing air-conditioning. […]
8 Steps to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke 1. Know your risk. 2. Eat a healthy diet. 3. By physically active. 4. Watch your weight. 5. Live tobacco-free. 6. Manage conditions. 7. Take your medicine. 8. Be a team player. Click here to continue reading the June/July 2021 edition of The Whistler.
MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH May is a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma so many face. Click here to continue reading the May 2021 edition of The Whistler.