MHLbannersmallWelcome to Your September Newsletter
The newsletter issue that starts out in summer and ends up in fall
September is National Healthy Aging Month and National Cholesterol Month and we shine a spotlight on both. You'll also find out about some foods that can help you get a better night's sleep along with an interesting relationship between adequate sleep and weight management. Plus the first of a two part discussion on why balance is so important now and later in life. And don't miss the employee tip on how adjusting your outdoor activities can help you get through the fall allergy season. READ MORE

What's Up in September?
Greater awareness about cholesterol and healthy aging
September is National Cholesterol Education Month as well as National Healthy Aging Month – a good time to remember the importance of cholesterol screenings and management and to be aware of the many resources that can support healthy aging for all of us. READ MORE

How More Sleep Can Result in Less Weight
And these sleepy-time foods can help
If you want to lose while you snooze, check out the relationship between sleep deprivation and some less than healthy diet choices– then learn about some healthier foods that can actually help you get a better night's sleep. The added good news is that they taste good there's very little preparation involved. READ MORE

Healthy Aging and Healthier Living
Three healthy activities that don't require you to leave the bedroom
As part of reminding us that September is National Healthy Aging Month, these three very simple but important behaviors can make a difference in your health and well-being and you can take advantage of them without leaving your bedroom. READ MORE

It's a Balancing Act
Why exercise now pays off in better balance for the future
For younger and more flexible people, falling can be an embarrassment that's quickly forgotten. For older adults, it can easily be fatal or highly debilitating. In this two-part discussion of better balance – continued next month – find out why what you do now improves your balance as you age. READ MORE

We're All Looking for Some Healthy Tips
Staying away from the fall pollen  
In this issue you'll find a good reason to do your outdoor activities later in the day if you're allergy prone. READ MORE