September 2022

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The Best Time of Year

Center News

September in the Truckee/Tahoe region is one of our favorite! The beaches are a little less crowded, the lines at the store are shorter, and there's still time to fit in the last of summer activities. The weather is gorgeous-it's still sunny out, but fall begins to flirt, giving cold temps and cool nights.... Read more >
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Be Kind-It Could Save a Life

Rethink Healthy

September is Suicide Prevention Month. You are probably wondering; can kindness REALLY help prevent suicide? In short: YES! In this post-pandemic time, in which every human has experienced some level of isolation in the past 2 years, there is no better time to take small actions that can have BIG results and maybe even save a life.... Read more >
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Customer Care Navigators

Center for Health Team

This month, we would like to introduce you to the Customer Care Navigators! From left to right: Tracy, Brandy, and Gloria. These three are the pillars of the Center for Health. They help create and run our programs, assist with patient care, and do everything they can to make sure the community has access to health and wellness resources.... Read more >
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September Health & Wellness Events

Programs & Classes

Authentic Wellness-Functional Breathing Functional breathing patterns are designed to improve athletic performance, increase cardiac output and decrease injuries. This talk will be used to discuss concepts that can help an athlete of any age achieve a functional breathing pattern and how they can implement it into their sport or activity as well...... Read more >
Quinoa Kale Salad with Blueberries, Feta, and Lemon Vinaigrette
Quinoa Kale Salad with Blueberries, Feta, and Lemon Vinaigrette

Recipe of the Month

Ingredients: Salad: 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa  1 cup water  2 cups packed, chopped curly kale, ribs removed Pinch of salt 1 cup fresh blueberries ⅓ cup diced red onion  4 oz block feta cheese, crumbled (~½ cup) ⅓ cup roasted shelled pistachios  2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil ... Read more >