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  • Why Is Sleep Important?

    Many people are unaware of how essential it is to get a good night’s sleep on a regular basis. When work or school deadlines arise, many consider staying up late or “pulling an all-nighter” an efficient way to get everything done. However, studies show that this is the worst thing you can do—skimping on sleep can cause concentration problems, drowsiness, and irritable moods that [...]

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    Welcome to the Olu's team, Clem!

    What’s your name? Clemesha J. "Clem" Grayer What’s your title? Proud Office Coordinator! How long have you worked at Olu’s? 3 days yay! What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most? Too early to tell; however, I am excited to dive deeper into our social media projects. To be able to produce creative, while professional ways to get our name out into the world, will be a [...]

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    10 Ways to Be a More Thankful Person

    For years, researchers have been publishing studies about the effectiveness of an intervention that produces positive outcomes in nearly every arena of health and wellbeing. They have discovered that it boosts your immune system, lowers blood pressure, makes you feel more optimistic, decreases depression, improves your love life, and helps you cope with even the most life-threatening [...]

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    Enjoy a Safe and Healthy Fall Season

    Get Your Flu Shot Autumn is the start of flu season, and doctors recommended everyone 6 months and older gets vaccinated against the flu. Learn more about flu prevention and the flu vaccine. Have No Fear! Halloween is Here Halloween is a fun-filled time for children, but there are many dangers associated with the holiday unrelated to ghouls, goblins and witches. Parents need to take the [...]

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    Wellness Tip Sheet: Soothing ways to ease stress (from Medica)

    Get tips to help you manage stress in a healthy way — so you can take on the day. Stress can show itself in many ways. When something stressful happens, you may feel anger, frustration, sorrow, disbelief, guilt or disappointment. You can probably add other emotions to this list. You can’t always control what happens around you. But you can become aware of how you perceive stress and [...]

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    What people can do to protect themselves from poor air quality

    Jesse Berman of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health answers questions about air quality in Minnesota, the health impacts of air pollution and what people can do to protect themselves from poor air quality. Talking Minnesota air quality with U of M July 10, 2019 Using the most current outdoor air quality data available, the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota [...]

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    Ten Things You Can Do for Your Mental Health

    Try these tips to keep your balance, or re-balance yourself.* 1. Value yourself: Treat yourself with kindness and respect, and avoid self-criticism. Make time for your hobbies and favorite projects, or broaden your horizons. Do a daily crossword puzzle, plant a garden, take dance lessons, learn to play an instrument or become fluent in another language. 2. Take care of your body: Taking [...]

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    Olu's @ The Minnesota State Fair!

    Liz Hiatt, Olu's Home Executive Director is serving wellness on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair along with NAMI Minnesota! #mnstatefair #mnstatefairfood #minnesotastatefair #summerfun #ilovethefair #twincities #statefair #thegreatminnesotagettogether #mpls

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    Now Hiring: Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Positions - HIRING BONUS!

    Job Summary Under supervision, Direct Support Professionals (DSP) provide services to adults with Developmental Disabilities, Mental Illness, and/or Chemical Dependency in the residents’ home, ensuring that programs are implemented properly to meet the individual goals of residents. The incumbent will carry out duties and responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and [...]

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    Now Hiring: Program Director (Full Time)

    Job Summary The primary purpose of this position is to perform the administrative oversight of adult residential service programs, including personnel management and supervision of treatment services. Oversee the operation of services for all persons served in accordance with the organizations policies and procedures, current applicable federal, state, local standards, guidelines, and [...]

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