Health & Health YMCA Northumberland

On the Y, we consider well being and fitness means taking good care of the whole you, and we all know that even small changes can make an enormous distinction. This ninety-minute class will go away you feeling spent but smiling and prepared for the weekend! Global Health Incorporating strength, endurance, energy, flexibility, and cardiovascular coaching, Fearless Friday flies by quick and is suitable for intermediate to advanced fitness and skill levels. Our most intense aquatic fitness class, H2O Power provides the muscular and cardio training you are on the lookout for without the influence of dry-land workouts. Suitable for intermediate to advanced levels of health. The Health & Health Middle is open 7 days, with youngster care accessible each day, to accommodate your personal life-style and health plan.

Patrons 15 and underneath should participate in 4 weeks of our Energy Coaching for Youth drop-in school. That is accessible with a membership or day move and is by registration. E mail Andrea at [email protected] to register. The eight folks requested to stay unnamed as they weren’t approved to talk about Apple’s well being efforts or its departures. They said well being does stay a strategic precedence for Apple. This site is coordinated by the Office of Illness Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Well being, Workplace of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Well being and Human Services.

We all know that an excessive amount of sugar is dangerous for our waistlines and our coronary heart health, however now there’s mounting proof that high ranges of sugar consumption may also have a detrimental effect on brain health – from cognitive perform to psychological wellbeing. Among the most up-to-date departures: Christine Eun, who labored at Apple for almost eight years with a background in advertising and marketing and …

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Caregiving for Schizophrenia

A third of all people will be a caregiver at some point in their lives. Caregiving for people with schizophrenia presents challenges that many people are ill-prepared for.

Host Rachel Star breaks down the principles of caregiving and creative ways to navigate schizophrenia.

Dr. Sarah Kopelovich joins to share schizophrenia caregiver specific training.

About our Guest

Sarah Kopelovich, PhD is a forensically-trained licensed clinical psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Kopelovich is an Assistant Professor in the department and holds the Professorship in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for psychosis. Her current research is specifically oriented toward implementation and dissemination strategies for psychotherapeutic and psychosocial interventions for Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders. She regularly conducts workshops, seminars, and professional consultation across the country for an array of mental health professionals and trainees in CBT for psychosis; Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy; Individual Resiliency Training for First Episode Psychosis; Assertive Community Treatment; and diagnostic, suicide, and violence risk assessment.

www.PsychosisREACH.org

Back to Life, Back to Normality: Volume 2 -outlines many of the cognitive-behavioral techniques used in the Psychosis REACH training.

(https://www.amazon.com/Back-Life-Normality-Relatives-Schizophrenia/dp/1107564832)

Computer Generated Transcript of “Caregiving for Schizophrenia” Episode

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Announcer: Welcome to Inside Schizophrenia, a look in to better understanding and living well with schizophrenia. Hosted by renowned advocate and influencer Rachel Star Withers and featuring Gabe Howard.

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Rachel Star Withers: Welcome to Inside Schizophrenia. I’m your host, Rachel Star, here with my wonderful co-host, Gabe

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Beyond trick-or-treating: Safe Halloween fun during the COVID-19 pandemic – Harvard Health Blog

Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve had to find new ways to do almost everything — and the same is true of this year’s Halloween celebrations.

Two mainstays of Halloween, trick-or-treating and Halloween parties, could be very risky this year. Going from house to house, sticking your hands in bowls of candy that many other hands have touched, or being close to people indoors or out, are all activities that could spread the virus. Even if people feel perfectly well, there’s no guarantee that they aren’t sick, and therefore contagious.

That doesn’t mean we have to ditch Halloween entirely. On the contrary, we need some fun — and as much as we can, we need to keep some traditions. We just need to do some tweaking to make Halloween not only fun but safe. The fact that Halloween falls on a Saturday this year is helpful: you can truly make a day of it, and there’s less worry about getting to bed on time.

A fun and safe Halloween

If you think about what makes Halloween fun, it’s dressing up and showing off our costumes, carving pumpkins, being spooked — and, of course, eating candy. With some creativity, we can do all of those things safely.

The safest thing to do is celebrate at home with your family (or the people in your bubble). That way you don’t have to take any risks. You could:

  • Make a really big deal out of carving pumpkins — or decorating them, for those who can’t or shouldn’t use knives. Use markers, paint, anything you can find. Take pictures. Have a contest.
  • Decorate your house and yard with spooky things. You could make your own haunted house.
  • Wear your costume all day at home. Usually you’d wear it for just trick-or-treating or parties;
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Coping with the loss of smell and taste – Harvard Health Blog

As I cut a slice of lemon for my tea one morning last March, I found that I could not detect the familiar zing of citrus. Nor, it turned out, could I taste the peach jam on my toast. Overnight, my senses of smell and taste seemed to have disappeared. In the days prior to that I’d had body aches and chills, which I ascribed to a late-winter cold — nothing, I thought, an analgesic and some down time couldn’t take care of. But later that day I saw a newspaper article about the loss of smell and taste in patients with COVID-19, and I realized that I’d likely caught the virus. While I was fortunate enough to eventually recover from it without a trip to the hospital or worse, months after testing negative for COVID, my senses of both smell and taste are still not fully recovered.

In this, I know, I’m hardly alone. According to US News and World Report, 86% of patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 — over six million people, all told — reported problems with their sense of smell, while a similar percentage had changes in taste perception. (Taste and smell work together to create the perception of flavor.) This is in addition to the 13.3 million Americans diagnosed with anosmia — a medical term for the loss of smell — related to other respiratory viruses, head injuries, and other causes. For many of us, improvement has been slow.

Loss of smell affects our health and quality of life

Our senses — smell, vision, hearing, taste, and touch — are bridges that connect us to the world we live in, to life itself. Knock out two of the five bridges, and 40% of our sensory input is gone. Senses add richness and texture

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