Tagged health

Healthy Workplaces

The numbers are sobering. In Multnomah County, more than half of adults are overweight or obese and at risk for chronic conditions including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, stroke and high blood pressure. The costs of obesity – both the personal health costs and the shared financial costs – are staggering. According to the…

Care for caregivers

As a child we lived with my grandparents in a red brick apartment complex in Queens, NY. I remember the pleasure of sitting on my Papa’s lap as he imbued me with love, kindness and wisdom. My grandfather Louis Blumenstock was a well-known philanthropist who founded the Hyam Salomon Home for the Aged. Later in…