Health & Wellness News

Meet CPG Connect

This is the last edition of Health & Wellness News. We thank you for your readership over the years. But we’re not going away! Be on the lookout this fall for our new quarterly newsletter, CPG Connect, which will reach a broader audience. As with Health & Wellness News, each issue will feature concise stories and helpful resources. Topics will highlight health and wellness, financial strategies, Church Publishing books and other materials, and more. We believe you will enjoy all that CPG Connect has to offer.

Articles in This Issue

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.

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Book Look

Recovering Benedict

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.

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Healthy Recipe

Chocolate Avocado Chia Pudding

Who says desserts can’t be healthy? Enjoy this silky pudding that’s rich in flavor and omega-3s!

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