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Health & Wellness News Summer 2017

Health & Wellness News

Summer Edition 2017

Nutritious Foods That Offer Sun Protection

By Krishna Dholakia, MS, RD, CDE, CDN

Beyond the usual methods of sun protection, there is another way to help boost our skin protection naturally.

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Maintaining Your Financial Course

By Larry Dresner, ChFC

A lot is happening in the world right now, but should you change your investment strategy?

The Silver Lining

By The Rev. Richard H. Schmidt

Growing old has its downside, but there’s an upside to it, too. And the upside is substantial.

Health Advocate

Sometimes, you need a little help navigating the healthcare system or guidance with a medical issue. For participants in a Medical Trust health plan, this is where your Health Advocate benefit comes in.

Book Look:
Wisdom Walking: Pilgrimage as a Way of Life

Motivation is what allows us, when the heat is on, to take that next step.

Harvesting Abundance

Connect yourself with the land, and in turn, form deeper connections with those around you.

Healthy Recipe: Chilled Avocado Soup

Creamy, healthy, and refreshing — a chilled avocado soup is perfect for those “it’s too hot to cook” summer days.

Did You Know?

Do you know what percentage of Medical Trust members had their eyes checked in 2016?


Have you scheduled your eye exam? Remember, there is no copay for your annual eye exam when you use EyeMed’s network providers, so be sure to schedule one if you have not already. Go to www.eyemedvisioncare.com/ecmt


  • Cigna EAP Wellness Seminars - View the webinar schedule
  • Clergy Pension Plan Revisions – What you need to know - View the webinar schedule
  • Be Better Prepared for Retirement – Turn your savings into retirement income
    This workshop, hosted by the Church Pension Group and presented by Fidelity Investments, is designed for employees
    who are less than two years from retirement, are 55 years old or older, and who have an income plan in place.
    October 11 at 12PM ET: Webinar registration
    October 12 at 2PM ET: Webinar registration

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