Health tips

Wellness Tip of the Week

Always stay hydrated!

If you have been out exercising, walking or gardening, be sure to HYDRATE! The most common signs of dehydration are:

  • Persistent Fatigue

  • Lethargy

  • Muscle weakness or cramps

  • Headaches

  • Dizziness

  • Nausea

  • Forgetfulness

  • Confusion

  • Deep rapid breathing

  • Increased heart rate

Feeling Stressed or Down?

Try these things to help you calm down and feel better


          • Sit or lie down in a comfortable position

          • Close your eyes and think of a positive word or image

          • Take 5-10 deep breaths in and out through the nose

Read a good book

  • Browse your shelf for that book you loved when you first read it

  • Libraries may have a online book section

  • Check out the apps in our Technology Tip of the Week section

Write it down!

  • Make a note of your symptoms, when they started, and any other related information.

  • Note down medications you took, and times if you remember.

  • Take it with you when you see your doctor next.

Take a break from TV and Social Media for a day.

  • Is your news feed full of negative news.

  • Take a break for a day from the negativity

  • Spend time thinking positive thoughts

Get fresh air

  • Go for a walk, sit outside, or do gardening

  • If you are able, just get some sun and fresh air

  • Don't sit in direct sunlight for a long time without sunscreen and hydration