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Simple tips for a good night’s sleep

May 29, 2020 12:50:00 PM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in health tips

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Few things feel better than a good night’s sleep, right?  Unfortunately, for many people, enjoying a full night’s rest is becoming more and more difficult to accomplish.

Under normal circumstances, it’s estimated that 1 in 3 adults suffer with sleep disorders of one kind or another. With the increased stress and concerns most everyone is facing today, sleep challenges seem to be part of many American’s new reality.

The good news is, there are some things you can do to improve your sleep success.

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Plenty of ways to make Memorial Day memorable!

May 22, 2020 9:48:50 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in health tips

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Happy Memorial Day, the day each year for remembering and honoring fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces. And, for most us, the weekend that signals the official kick-off of Summer! 

Admittedly, this Memorial Day might not see us take part in some of our traditional events and celebrations, but there’s still plenty of ways to honor our military heroes and enjoy ourselves. Who knows, we might even discover a few new traditions that become a mainstay of Memorial Days to come. 

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New Ways to Have Some Fun

May 18, 2020 10:59:38 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in health tips

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As they say, necessity is the mother of invention. And finding new ways to stay entertained is definitely a necessity right now! 

So, if you’re pretty much burned out on Netflix and you’ve already cleaned out every closet you have, consider the below as some unique ways to stay entertained! 

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Making the most of “Down Time”

May 13, 2020 8:43:20 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in health tips

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Yes, a lot of us are finding some extra time on our hands. Even if you’re working busy schedules, you’re still spending more time at home than usual. Well, here is proof positive that our alone time does not have to be time wasted. 

Check out how Wisconsin-based rapper, Wes Tank, has invested his time to rap surprisingly perfect mashups of classic Dr. Seuss children’s books to Dr. Dre beats. Whether you love rap or hate it, you can’t help but enjoy these creative interpretations! 

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GHR Healthcare Celebrates Nurses with Donation to Direct Relief

May 5, 2020 10:35:21 AM / by General Healthcare Resources

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Plymouth Meeting, PA, May 5, 2020 – GHR Healthcare, the parent organization to a family of healthcare and community-based staffing companies including General Healthcare Resources, celebrates Nurses Week with donation to Direct Relief.

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How to Turn Snacking Into a Healthy Pastime

May 5, 2020 9:28:38 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in health tips

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Let’s face it, almost everyone loves to snack. In fact, many of us might be finding we're wandering to the fridge or pantry more often than normal. After all, snacking distracts us. It makes us happy. It even helps us fight boredom.  

The problem is, snacks too often are sugary, fatty or high in carbs, all of which are counter-productive to staying fit. 

But here’s the great news, with a little planning and forethought, there are plenty of healthy snack options that are both good, and good for you. Here are some ideas to get you started: 

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Take a Walk

May 4, 2020 8:43:19 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in health tips

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It seems to be everyone’s new favorite pastime: walking. And why not? There’s not much going on with sports, no one can watch Netflix 24-hours per day, most gyms are closed, we’re all staying pretty close to home and Spring is spreading across the nation. 

All combined, it’s the perfect time to get outside for a walk. And it’s good for you too. 

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Helping your children enjoy their down time

Apr 29, 2020 8:51:55 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in health tips

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Nothing drags by slower than idle time for your kids. They want fun. They want adventure. They want something, anything, to do to help pass the time.  

Well, good news! There are a ton of great things out there your kids will love. You just need to do a little looking around.  From games and activities to virtual tours and (shh, don’t say it out loud) educational opportunities that make learning fun.  

To get you started, here are some options you might want to check out. 

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Five ways to celebrate special events while staying safe

Apr 27, 2020 9:19:10 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in health tips

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Celebrating the special occasions in our lives is an important part of our well-being. Just because we’re all trying to keep some distance, doesn’t mean we have to ignore key milestones…birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, and more need to be celebrated, now more than ever. 

So, we thought it would be fun to share some of the more creative ideas, sites and celebrations we’ve discovered in our ongoing effort to #Stay Well.  

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Turn home-time into gym-time

Apr 24, 2020 9:34:09 AM / by General Healthcare Resources posted in health tips

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Staying active and being in shape are not only important for our physical fitness, but also plays a key role in our mental fitness too. Whether you’re a recovering couch potato or a regular exerciser, there are a ton of great apps out there to help you begin, or continue, your fitness program. 

Looking for a starting place, check out some of these favorites! 

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