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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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    Liz Hiatt, Olu's Home Executive Director is featured in &quote;Hennepin Housing Key&quote; August 2019 Newsletter!

    Hennepin Housing Key makes the connections Liz Hiatt, a provider of Corporate Adult Foster Care programs with Olu’s Home, uses Hennepin Housing Key to inform the public of housing openings within her organization. Liz appreciates Hennepin County’s forward thinking in creating Hennepin Housing Key. She thinks that a collaborative effort of referrals for AFC programs are a good thing.[...]

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    Celebrate the ADA

    Throughout the year, celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Anniversary in your workplaces, schools and communities. While much progress has been made, much remains to be done. You can see a timeline of the ADA here> ADA Proclamation On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to ensure the civil rights of[...]

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    Join the Olu's team!

    Olu's Home is hiring! Program Director, Executive Administrative Assistant (Part Time), Direct Support Professional and more. We are passionate about supporting our community and providing superior services to adults with disabilities. We are a purpose driven culture and derive enjoyment from knowing our work makes a difference! Our genuine empathy encourages our patient centered approach and [...]

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