Category: Health


  • Stop Sneezing Your Way Through Spring

    If you’re one of the more than 50 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, “spring” might be more of a curse word than a cause for celebration. Also called hay fever or allergic rhinitis, seasonal allergies are characterized by sneezing, congestion, runny nose, itchy eyes and throat, and wheezing, among other equally unpleasant symptoms. […]

    April 5, 2019

  • Pedestrian Safety: A Guide to Navigating Your World on Foot

    Spring is here, and the weather couldn’t be better! We’ve already seen a glimpse of the summer foot traffic in town and BOY can it be hectic and downright dangerous at times – for drivers and pedestrians alike. We’re all pedestrians at times, whether we regularly take long walks or are just crossing from the […]

    March 21, 2019

  • Is Your Desk Job Hurting You?

    Your cozy office job might seem totally harmless – after all, it’s not like you’re out using power tools or chasing down criminals from 9 to 5. But desk jobs come with their own set of health risks, most starting so insidiously that you don’t catch them until the damage has already been done. Take […]

    February 20, 2019

  • Five Tips for a Healthy Winter

    When the holidays are over and spring is still months away, it’s easy to feel the winter blues. Healthy eating and exercise habits often die off during the holiday season and can be hard to get back into, especially when days are short and dreary, as they can be in the Pacific Northwest. Unfortunately, these […]

    January 21, 2019

  • Navigating Health Insurance Open Enrollment

    If the words “open enrollment” give you heartburn, read on. We’re here to make signing up for health insurance something that you can not only survive, but feel good about! What is open enrollment? Open enrollment is a time for people to sign up for a health insurance plan if: They won’t have insurance through […]

    November 6, 2018

  • 4 Important Questions About Medicare

    For most adults, Medicare is one of those things you don’t pay much mind to until your 65th birthday creeps around the corner and you suddenly realize: you don’t know a thing about it! Signing up for a Medicare plan and choosing coverage options is an important and complex decision, and we highly recommend seeking […]

    August 22, 2018

  • Who Will Decide? Advance Directives for Health Care

    It’s never fun to think about, but people get sick and injured – and even the healthiest of us will one day need to consider end-of-life medical decisions. In the event that you are unable to make these decisions for yourself, who will make them for you? Advance directives for health care give specific instructions […]

    May 25, 2018

  • 9 Ways to Spring Clean Your Health

    Spring cleaning is no small undertaking, but the benefits last for months. Here are a few things you can do to improve your physical, mental, and emotional health this spring – with minimal elbow grease! 1. De-clutter your space. It’s hard to have a sound mind without a peaceful environment. If you tend to collect […]

    April 17, 2018

  • Life Insurance – Your Most Important Policy

    Wills, funerals, life insurance – they’re not exactly uplifting dinner conversation, but they’re important nonetheless. Would your death leave your loved ones high and dry? About 40% of Americans don’t have life insurance, but nearly everyone should. Life insurance guarantees money for your dependents to replace sudden lost income, funeral expenses, and more in the […]

    March 13, 2018

  • 8 Health Resolutions You CAN Keep

    Ten days into 2018 — how’s your resolution going? Did you resolve to live healthier this year? After ten days, it’s likely that salads for lunch are quickly losing their appeal. But before you go back to your bad habits, consider trying a few (or all!) of these more realistic resolutions. You may be surprised […]

    January 11, 2018