New Blog Article - Two Spirit
06/09/2021

New Blog Article - Two Spirit

“Two Spirit” may sound like a new terms for most people, however, it has been around since 1990 in Canada. The term “Two Spirit” is used as an umbrella term encompassing people of all nations. Prior to 1990, the term used for these people was Berdache, but many nations have had specific names for such people such as Winkte in the Lakota language and Nadleeh in the Navajo language. There are images from the 1800s showing Two Spirit people, one of the most well-known being We-Wha of the Zuni nation. Two Spirit identities vary greatly from nation to nation, but some characteristics remain among them.

Six Ways to Honor Veterans this Memorial Day
05/28/2021

Six Ways to Honor Veterans this Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday, May 31st. For many, this means time off work, cookouts, lakes and the start of summer. However, the true meaning of Memorial Day is much more than just this.

Health Benefits of Physical Activity for Adults
05/27/2021

Health Benefits of Physical Activity for Adults

The health benefits of exercising and taking charge of your health as elders are endless! Consider reviewing this graphic to know which are immediate, and those that are long-term. Both are beneficial and provide great strides in your healthcare journey.

Senior Health and Fitness Day
05/24/2021

Senior Health and Fitness Day

Our elders are the backbone of our communities. We learn culture and values, oral history and traditional practices through them and their experiences. This week, let’s honor our elders by celebrating National Senior Health and Fitness Day with them! We can all learn something to pass onto the generations that follow.

Need a Brain Break? Try this Word Search!
05/21/2021

Need a Brain Break? Try this Word Search!

Studies have shown that solving puzzles can be beneficial for relaxation and mental health. Test your luck with this word search! Be sure to share with your family and friends.

How Gratitude Grows with a Daily Journal
05/20/2021

How Gratitude Grows with a Daily Journal

Journaling can help you gain control of your emotions and improve your mental health. A gratitude journal, specifically, provides an opportunity to reflect on things and those you are thankful for throughout your day, week or year.

Five Proven Ways to Strengthen Mental Health
05/17/2021

Five Proven Ways to Strengthen Mental Health

The month of May is marked on the calendar as Mental Health Month. Take this time to raise awareness about mental or behavioral health issues, as well as helping to reduce the stigma many people experience. The best way to do this is by talking about it. Let’s begin.