Posts filed under Health

National Public Health Week 2019

During the first week of April, ACI held several events and workshops in celebration of National Public Health Week. NPHW is a campaign created by the American Public Health Association (APHA) to promote and educate everyone about public health and wellness. ACI recognized this year's NPHW by encouraging healthy eating, walking and rolling for exercise, and using UV lights to learn about the importance of good hygiene.

Posted on April 5, 2019 and filed under Health.

Cooking Demonstration Provided by Wegmans

ACI wishes to thank Wegmans and Chef Jeff for his terrific cooking demonstration this past Friday. Participants learned how to make a delicious summer salad with fresh Jersey-grown ingredients. Everyone received a Wegmans bag filled with everything needed to make simple salad at home. Thank you to Wegmans for their support to our independent living program and we hope to have Jeff back soon!

Posted on August 3, 2018 and filed under Workshop, Health.

Beating the Summer Heat at ACI's Smoothie Party

At ACI's Smoothie Party, participants learned how to make smoothies from healthy, fresh ingredients! Everyone worked together to create and sample smoothies in flavors such as strawberry banana, pineapple mango, and "very berry". Some groups even created their own recipes! It was a great way to cool down on a hot summer afternoon.

Posted on July 27, 2018 and filed under Health.

Practicing Mindfulness During the Month of May

During the month of May, ACI friends, volunteers, and staff gathered together on Fridays to practice relaxation and mindfulness techniques. These included guided meditation, origami, coloring, and more! It was a relaxing way to end each week on a positive note!

Posted on May 25, 2018 and filed under Health.