Monthly Spotlight - Heart Health
February is American Heart Month - Pump Up Your Heart!
Maintaining a healthy heart is essential to overall good health. There are many risk factors that contribute to heart disease:
- Unhealthy diet
- Physical inactivity
- Overweight and obesity
- High Blood Pressure
- Diabeties and more
Here are some things that can be done to reduce heart disease:
- Maintain a healthy diet
- Move more
- See your physician regularly
Below is some information to help you "Pump Up Your Heart."
Friday, February 2 is WEAR RED DAY! Click here for more information.
If you are a caregiver in need of in-home assistance with a homebound elderly adult or disabled citizen, or you are interested in training to be a self-employed caregiver, contact the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities at 410-222-4257.
For information about classes at Anne Arundel Medical Center call 1-443-481-4000 or 1-800-MD-NURSE for more information. These are seven-week sessions and free smoking cessation medication is dispensed.
Coaching is also available through BHS, AACPS Employee Assistance Program. Call 800-327-2251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also schedule a telephonic or video appointment at BHS Coach.
Local Fitness Centers - View Employee Discounts
Anne Arundel Medical Center, is a partner in AACPS’ wellness initiative and offers AACPS employees the same discounts for their exercise classes that their own employees enjoy. Call askAAMC at (443) 481-5555 for more information. For your information, Anne Arundel Medical Center is located at 2001 Medical Parkway, off Jennifer Road (near the Annapolis Mall).