Take Steps to be Healthy For Good

It’s time to start Heartwalking to be Healthy For Good.  The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s new Healthy For Good movement is designed to provide science-based recommendations, tools, tips and motivation to build healthier behaviors.  It’s all about small steps that can be done each day that will make a big difference tomorrow. Healthy For Good will come [...]

National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of the independence of several Latin American countries and the contributions that have infused America. With about 56.6 million of our nation’s population being of Hispanic decent, it is no surprise that many have embraced this amazing culture, establishing its mark in the United States in music, art, language, food, diversity and most [...]

September is Cholesterol Awareness Month

September is just around the corner and parents and children are gearing up for another school year. With busy schedules on the rise, we tend to eat on the go and may not pay close attention to our eating habits, which can lead to high cholesterol levels. Cholesterol circulates in the blood, and is a waxy substance that your body [...]

Back To School With Healthier Hearts

It’s that time again. Time to think about back to school shopping, finishing up summer assignments and preparing for the new school year. The hustle and bustle of back to school can get hectic, but remember to prioritize your child’s overall health. This September, National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, it’s important to keep our children’s brains educated and stimulated and just [...]

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Shoreline Heart Walk is Back at the Boardwalk

When you think of the Boardwalk do you think of funnel cakes and ice cream cones?  It’s time to change that perception and start Heartwalking on the Boardwalk to be Healthy For Good. The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association is happy to announce that the annual Shoreline Heart Walk will return to the Asbury Park Boardwalk on Sunday, [...]

Top Dog Challenge Encourages Residents to be Healthy For Good

The American Heart Association will hold its annual Bergen Passaic Heart Walk at Express-Scripts Campus in Franklin Lakes, NJ on Sunday, October 1st.  Heart Walks are the signature community event for the American Heart Association’s Healthy For GoodTM movement, which encourages Americans to lead healthier lives by delivering science-based recommendations, tools, tips and motivation to build healthier behaviors. Taking the [...]

Two New Jersey Executives Join Founders Affiliate Board

East Hanover and Hainesport executives join American Heart Association board overseeing Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island & Vermont. The American Heart Association (AHA), the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to reducing cardiovascular disease and stroke risks, announced its Founders Affiliate new slate of board directors for the 2017-2018 fiscal year beginning July 1st.  [...]

6 Healthy Eating and Cooking Tips For Caregivers

Maintaining good nutrition habits is tough for anyone, especially for busy families or caregivers. Time and energy are often limited, but eating right is still a priority. Good nutrition begins at the grocery store. Learn to read labels and start buying foods that benefit your body and mind. If you don't bring it home, you can't eat it. Eating a [...]

By |July 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer Safety Tips For The Pool

When the temperatures rise, we all head to the pool to cool off. But with summer fun comes dangers and risks that we need to look out for. If your family is going to be outside all day, remember to stay hydrated and aware of the heat. Protect yourself from the sun by reapplying sunscreen every 2 hours. If pool [...]

Why Not Walk?

By Kim Egipciaco, Guest Blogger Why walk?  It's a great question, right?  Perhaps the answer is because I can.  Or maybe it is because it is literally part of moving forward after something devastating, or amazing, or terrifying.  We walk because we have to.  We walk because we choose to.  We walk because there is no other option. I know.  [...]