Plugged In To DFW
February is Heart Month, and the American Heart Association takes this opportunity to share with everyone the risks of heart disease and, more importantly, the necessary steps to help prevent heart disease. Heart disease continues to be the No. 1 killer of all Americans, but 80 percent of heart disease is largely preventable through proper diet, regular exercise and not smoking. The National Wear Red Day is February 6 and there are three Go Red For Women luncheons in DFW which focus on building awareness of women’s risk of heart disease -– Dallas on February 6, Denton on February 13 and Tarrant County on February 20.
Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying to conceive. Eleven percent of women of childbearing age have difficulty getting pregnant, but infertility is not just a woman’s issue. There are currently many treatments available and couples today might even consider genetic testing or egg freezing to increase their odds for a healthy baby.
Jaquai and Ashley Wade’s dynamic partnership offers diverse wellness services for any lifestyle! WadeStrong Fitness is a company designed to promote healthy living through fitness, yoga and nutrition.
In 2015, many of us have made resolutions for a healthier lifestyle, and some people believe that you can eat your way to a healthier new year by adding more vegetables and eliminating sugar.
Bill Dendy, president of Elite Financial Management, talks about end of year finances, including preparing for taxes, contributing to a 401K or IRA account, and end of year donations. Click here or call 214-239-4715 for financial seminar information.
Most of us are no strangers to health problems, illness or pain, but what if there’s a solution to restore our well-being that doesn’t involve drugs, surgery or other medical procedures? In the book “The Power of Self-Healing: Unlock Your Natural Healing Potential in 21 Days,” Dr. Fabrizio Mancini shares how the ability to heal is within our own body and mind.
The Jingle Bell Run, benefitting Trinity Strand Trail and Mavs Foundation, will be held on Sunday, December 21, at the Hilton Anatole. This is a family-friendly event with lots of festivities, fun and food! There is a one-mile fun run/walk beginning at 6:00 p.m. and a 5K race beginning at 6:30 p.m. and a party afterward with food, drinks and entertainment. Click here for more information.
The mompreneur is the woman who makes the work-life balance a priority and juggles both the role of mother and entrepreneur with grace and success.
The Texas offices of the Arthritis Foundation work to improve the lives of the 3.9 million adults and 25,000 children across our state who struggle with Arthritis every day.
The Veterans Coalition of North Central Texas bridges the gap between public, private and not-for-profit organizations to assist veterans and their families reintegrate back into civilian life. VCNCT helps veterans through four initiatives: employment, mental health, housing and education. Click here for more information.
Epilepsy is the third most common neurological disorder after stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. It affects 3 million Americans of all ages and approximately 200,000 new cases of seizures and epilepsy occur each year. One in every 10 Americans will experience a seizure at some point in their lives and 3 percent will eventually develop epilepsy. The Epilepsy Foundation Texas leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy.
The Parenting Center was built on the core belief that empowering families with the necessary knowledge and skills can lead them to develop and maintain healthy lives. The Parenting Center dedicates itself to the prevention of child abuse and neglect and is a leader in the field of parenting education and skills based training. They offer counseling, parenting and family life education, and help for families in transition through empowerment and education.