Monthly Spotlight - Cholesterol Awareness
September is Cholesterol Awareness Month
Cholesterol is a fatty, waxy substance produced naturally in the liver. Your body needs small amounts of cholesterol to function normally. The bad news is too much cholesterol can lead to heart disease. The good news is you can lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. More information is available at heart.org/cholesterol or by clicking the links below.
My Cholesterol Guide - American Heart Association
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.
Extreme Heat Guidance 2020
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Classes at Anne Arundel Medical Center are temporarily suspended. 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. Classes are temporarily suspended. 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).
The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Learn to Live program encourages County residents to reduce their risk of cancer and other serious illnesses by making healthy lifestyle choices. Materials are available for all ages to help you and your family live a healthier life www.learntolivehealthy.org