Category: Health


  • 11 Tips for Working From Home

    If you are one of the lucky people who is able to work from home during this crisis, you might be having a bit of trouble adjusting to the new status quo. Here are 11 ways to maximize your efficiency and minimize your stress until things get back to normal: Get outside, get moving! Not […]

    March 31, 2020

  • COVID-19 Operations Update

    As concern over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) grows in the United States and within our island community, we want you to know that we are here to support all of your insurance needs – even if you are stuck at home. In fact, there are a lot of options for managing your policies without coming […]

    March 12, 2020

  • A Grateful Heart is a Healthier Heart

    A social media trend that’s stuck around over the past several years may be on to something – November’s “30 Days of Thankfulness” challenge is a good reminder that an attitude of gratefulness can change the way we perceive our lives. But did you know that gratitude can also help improve heart health? In the […]

    November 12, 2019

  • Eight Ways to Beat the Heat Without AC

    Washington is finally starting to see some warmer summer weather – great news for outdoor adventures, pool parties, and suntans, but bad news for our houses! If you’re one of the majority of Washington residents who don’t have air conditioning in their homes, you know that hot weather can make for a stuffy, uncomfortable house […]

    August 1, 2019

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    The Dog Days of Summer

    Summer is the season for fun in the sun! Make sure that your pup is having fun, too, by following these summer safety tips: Hotter? More water. As temperatures rise and we find ourselves being more active throughout the day, it can be easy to wind up dehydrated. The same goes for our pets, but […]

    June 18, 2019

  • 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