Health & Wellness News Archive
Read past issues of the Health & Wellness News, featuring information about your health benefits, wellness tips and resources, insprational stories from our members, and more. Look for more stories like these periodically in the CPG Connect quarterly newsletter.
Maintaining Your Financial Course
by Larry Dresner, ChFC
The world has changed a lot since this article last appeared in our Summer 2017 edition. Here are a few suggestions to help you stay on a good track.
An Immune Boosting Lifestyle
by Krishna Dholakia, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN
While social distancing and hand-washing are the best ways to protect your health, small changes to your lifestyle have been shown to help strengthen your immune system.
Living into God’s Work: Chaplains to the Retired
by The Rev. Laura V. Queen
The Church Pension Group’s Chaplains to the Retired program helps us to provide passionate care for our retired members and their beneficiaries—and we are grateful.
Healthcare Online: Health Plan Telehealth Platforms vs. Virtual Visits
There are two ways active members (and their dependents) who are enrolled in a Medical Trust health plan can access a healthcare provider besides an in-person office visit. Learn more about these options.
SilverSneakers Goes Digital
The health and fitness program can help retirees enrolled in a Medical Trust Medicare Supplement Plan to stay active with virtual activities at no additional cost to you.
Recovering Benedict: Twelve-Step Living and the Rule of Benedict, by John Edward Crean, Jr., entwines the principles of the Rule of St. Benedict with the recovery steps of Alcoholics Anonymous to nurture our physical and spiritual well-being.
Chocolate Avocado Chia Pudding
Who says desserts can’t be healthy? Enjoy this silky pudding that’s rich in flavor and omega-3s!
Finding Resilience in a Chaotic World
Too much stress can have a negative effect on our health, but there are ways to cope.
Be Prepared: Facing Dementia
by Pattie Christensen, ChFC®, RICP®
Understanding what resources are available is a good way start.
Challenges and Joys of a StoryCorps Interviewer
by the Reverend William M. King
Retired Episcopal clerics tell my wife, Pat, and I their stories. What a gift StoryCorps is to us chaplains!
by the Reverend Ian Burch
A local CPG weekend training got me to make small physical and financial changes that have led to substantial positive outcomes.
Your Vision Benefits – Know Before You Go
Take advantage of EyeMed’s Know Before You Go cost estimator.
Three books from Church Publishing provide roadmaps for being spiritually attentive to dementia patients and their caregivers.