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Home Life, Security & Preparedness June 13, 2019

Pet Preparedness: Top Tips for Keeping Pets Safe During a Disaster

Amanda S., Editor

When disaster strikes, it can send us all into panic mode. We hurriedly secure our homes, gather important belongings and make sure loved ones are safe and taken care of. However, in the pandemonium that can accompany an emergency, we might forget...

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Military Life June 11, 2019

How to Help Veterans Get Started with VA Health Care Benefits

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Many people think income or combat experience is the deciding factor in whether a Veteran qualifies for VA health care. That’s actually not true. Encourage Veterans in your community to seek the VA health care benefits they’ve earned and deserve. ...

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Work Life & Safety June 6, 2019

How Employers Can Create an Inclusive Workplace for LGBTQI Employees

Clarissa S., Editor

Despite the Federal law that protects employees from discrimination on the basis of sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), discrimination still occurs every day in the U.S. Discrimination against members of the Lesbian,...

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Work Life & Safety June 4, 2019

Workplace Safety: How to Avoid Common Causes of Injury

Clarissa S., Editor

Most people spend the majority of their time at work, and there are many potential hazards in every workplace – even in workplaces where minimal physical activity is required. However, most accidents are preventable. Everyone needs to stay vigilan...

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Health & Wellness, Work Life & Safety May 30, 2019

Stress in Emergency Responders: Know the Warning Signs

Krystina C., Editor

Emergency responders are usually the first on the scene to face challenging and stressful situations. They are also the first to reach out to disaster survivors and provide them with emotional and physical support. These duties, although criticall...

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Security & Preparedness May 28, 2019

Hurricane Safety Timeline: Stay Safe in the Hours Before the Storm Hits

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Hurricanes bring heavy rain, powerful winds and flooding. The destructive power of these violent storms can reach many miles inland. Help your community stay safe and take action as the storm approaches by sharing this useful hurricane preparednes...

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Work Life & Safety May 23, 2019

Continuity of Operations: Does Your Small Business Have a Plan?

Heather M., Editor

Families are advised to prepare for emergencies, natural disasters and major hazards, and as a small business owner, you should do the same for your business to ensure continuity of operations. May 5-11, 2019, was National Small Business Week, ...

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Military Life May 21, 2019

From Service Member to Scholar: Take Advantage of the VA Education Benefits Available to You

Julia S., Editor

Veterans Affairs (VA) supports its Veterans’, Service members’ and their family members’ educational pursuits through various programs – a multitude of VA education benefits are available. Help your Veterans and Service members make giant strides ...

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Health & Wellness May 15, 2019

High Blood Pressure Education: Help Your Family Member Keep It Under Control

Clarissa S., Editor

What Is High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure (HBP) is a disease in which blood flows through blood vessels at a higher than normal pressure. It is sometimes referred to as hypertension. Potential complications associated with HBP are chronic ...

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Military Life May 14, 2019

Restricted vs. Unrestricted Reporting: Ensure Your Military Members Know Their SAPR Options

Julia S., Editor

Restricted or unrestricted reporting? No Service member anticipates becoming a victim of sexual assault – and deciding to file a report (in addition to having experienced assault) is an already stressful, emotionally taxing task. Your Service memb...

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