Category: Health and Wellness

  June 4, 2020 – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) released Iowa Guidance on Phased Easing of Restrictions for Long-Term Care Facilities. They have outlined a three phase process of reopening. Linn County is currently in Phase 2 and all Nursing Facilities are currently in …

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Every year in March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates its annual nutrition education campaign entitled National Nutrition Month®. They describe it as an effort to “focus on the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits”. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Bite by Bite”, which was used …

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The emotional dimension of wellness emphasizes healthy ways of processing feelings, expressing feelings and self-care. It’s also about maintaining a positive headspace and an overall positive outlook on life. The reason emotional wellness is one of the six dimensions of wellness we focus on in our community is because of how imperative it is for …

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By Adam DuPree, RD/LDN, Clinical Nutrition Manager As we ring in the new year many will start thinking about resolutions, with the most common being “to lose weight”. While this is a healthful decision it is very broad and often lacks the proper setup for success. We tend to look for the newest trend or …

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