If you’re stuck this holiday season on what to give, don’t forget gifts that don’t cost money, but that can be more valuable than gold: gifts of health. Here’s a gift of health for everyone on your holiday shopping list.
Gift To Your Mother: Family Fitness
If you live near your mother, start scheduling a walk with her a couple times of week. Fitness is important at every age, but especially as women move through menopause. Women who are physically active during and after menopause have improved mood, less menopause side effects, better bone density, and improved cardio fitness. Plus, you’ll be getting some benefits too. Learn more about the importance of exercise later in life.
Gift To Your Adult Children: Your Family’s Health History
Your health history is invaluable to your children. It’s sometimes called the “first genetic test” because a family health history can help a doctor identify potential health conditions early. When your children become adults and take their healthcare into their own hands, make sure that you share that valuable information with them. You can learn more about the importance of a family health history by visiting the Genetic Alliance.
Gift To Yourself: A Well Woman Checkup
Are you the kind of woman that’s well known for taking care of everyone– except yourself? Put yourself first this year and schedule your well woman checkup. Well woman care isn’t just about reproductive health; it’s also about preventative health care that can help save your life.
Gift To Your Friends: A Referral to Good Health Care Providers
If you’re happy with your women’s health providers at All About Women, be sure to share your experience with your friends. You may be surprised at the number of women who are dissatisfied with the care they receive but who don’t know what their options are. Every woman deserves the comfort of a trustworthy and competent provider.