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Our Wellness Program Continues

After 6 weeks our office has lost a total of 38 pounds!! Wow, who would have thought that healthy eating, lots and lots and lots of water, and some exercise could do that. Everyone is off to a great start. Tip of the Week: Take a lemon Cut it up into wedges Squeeze it into a large glass of water Add splenda or sugar Enjoy Some of us have been doing this for the two days just before our weigh in. It seems to help that number be a little smaller. GO, GO, GO!

March Star

Mary I. has been named March 2012 Star of the Month. She has been an LPN for 26 years. She told us that she became interested in becoming a nurse when she had her first child. She found the nurse who took care of her in the hospital to be so kind and gentle that she decided she wanted to make a difference and help people as well. It has always been hard for Mary when she no longer cares for patients. It's difficult not to become attached. Kansas City has been home for a while, but Mary is originally from Texas. Born in Lamesa and raised in Hereford, Tx. She and her husband moved to Kansas City when he was transferred. Personally besides a husband, Mary has three grown children. She com

Health Arrives at CareStaf

CareStaf office employees have started a Healthy lifestyle program. All of our employees are either on a weight loss program or an overall health and fitness program. We began our new wellness strategy on February 16th. We had to wait until after Valentine's day. Except for Easter when another candy event rolls around, we shouldn't be too tempted. Our program consist of a few major points that you have to follow: Drink a minimum of 8 (8oz.) glasses of water per day Eat a minimum of 2 fruits per day Eat a minimum of 3 vegetables per day Exercise a minimum of 3 (30 minute) times per week We are really getting into it. All are very excited. We will let you know our progress in upcomin

February Star

This month our CareStaf Star of the Month is Teresa F. Teresa was born in Dayton, Ohio and moved to St. Joseph, Missouri in 1st grade. Her parents always used to scold her because as a child, when she got tired she would fall asleep. No matter where she was. She tells us that the police would have to come and find her all the time. And no, she was not narcoleptic. Teresa has always been a caregiver. Even as a teenager when she cared for her neighbor who had cerebral palsey and used to have seizures. She considers the best part of her job to be that she feels she might have made someone's day or life better ,even if it was only for a few hours or days. The hardest part of her job is wishi

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When I didn't know where to turn, I found CareStaf. They sent someone to take care of my husband on short notice. He could not be left alone because he had just had surgery and was a fall risk. The treatment and care we received was excellent. They treated me very well and helped ease my mind. I will definitely call CareStaf again!

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