The Importance of Childhood Nutrition and Wellness

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Guest blogger: Karen R.. Compliance, Quality and Clinical Program Specialist

Child Nutrition

Keeping a child healthy is a top priority for all parents. It begins before birth with the mother’s prenatal care and continues after the baby is born. Encouraging a healthy diet for your child is essential in aiding in your child’s growth and development as well as promoting a good defense against obesity and childhood diseases such as diabetes. Continue reading

The Sandwich Generation

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Guest blogger: Lindsay V., Communications Coordinator / Compass Rose Benefits Group

Have you ever heard someone use the term “Sandwich Generation?” It was coined based on two simultaneously occurring trends. More and more millennials are moving back home after graduating college, as they face a competitive job market and increasing cost-of-living. At the same time, the average lifespan is 78.7 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—meaning people are living longer. The generation caught in between, juggling both their children and their parents, are known as the Sandwich Generation. Continue reading