And because diabetes is a risk factor for hypertension, we include information about our upcoming “Diabetes Prevention and Management” workshop on July 21. If you are at risk, have been identified as pre-diabetic, have diabetes or would like to learn more about what you can do to prevent it, we hope you take advantage of this resource.
A workshop helped change the life of Vernice Mitchell, a Cardiac Technologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Vernice shares her story of how she used what she learned at one of the Benefit Fund’s wellness workshops to change her nutrition and fitness habits and improve her health.
With about 30 percent of 1199SEIU members living with hypertension, we work hard to keep you informed about its dangers through numerous initiatives.
If you or a family member is struggling with stress, anxiety, emotional difficulties or work pressures, you can make an appointment to speak with a licensed professional from the comfort of your home.
You should have your blood pressure measured at least once a year–more often if you are at increased risk for the condition.
Attending one of our Wellness Department’s health workshops gave Vernice Mitchell the nudge she needed to start exercising again, eating healthier—and even meditating.
The 1199SEIU Child Care Funds will again be offering its signature summer workshop—“Know Your Child-care Programs”—to help members plan for the upcoming 2018 registration period.