Faith Regional Health Services | living WELL | Fall 2019

2 FAITH REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES SNOW SAFETY Make tracks to a healthier, safer season. 6 SEASON OF JOY Try these five tips to make your holiday season merry, bright and low-stress. 8 10 HELP YOUR HEART 8 simple steps to help your heart stay healthy. STEP UP TO A NEW HIP If pain’s been keeping you down, joint replacement can help you get back on track. 9 ONE-STEP PREVENTION Get your flu shot! 4 LIVING WELL is published as a community service for the friends and patrons of FAITH REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES Faith Regional Health Services, 2700 W. Norfolk Ave., Norfolk, NE 68701 402-371-4880 KELLY DRISCOLL President and Chief Executive Officer SHANTELL SKALBERG Director, Marketing and Public Relations ASHLEY PRAEST Media Coordinator Faith Regional Affiliate Hospitals: Niobrara Valley Hospital, Lynch, NE Genoa Medical Facilities, Genoa, NE Faith Regional Health Services Board of Directors Daniel Karmazin, DDS, Chairman Linda Miller, RN, Vice Chairwoman John Robertson, Treasurer Brett Jackson, Secretary Craig Boche Mark Davis, MD Sue Fuchtman Lane Handke, MD Steffan Lacey, MD Richard Meyer, OD Travis Rutjens Jim Scheer Cory Shaw Troy Strom Tod Voss, MD Information in LIVING WELL comes from a wide range of medical experts. If you have any concerns or questions about specific content that may affect your health, please contact your health care provider. 2019 © Coffey Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. PRINTED IN THE USA T H E healthy steps I S S U E Taking steps Take 10,000 steps a day. Many fitness and wellness challenges are built on this mantra. Here’s why: It adds up to about 5 miles, which more than meets the CDC’s recommendation of 30 minutes of exer- cise a day. Based on your goals and current health, that amount may need to be increased or decreased, but at its core, it’s simply taking steps. That’s the focus of this issue of Living Well —healthy, simple steps you can take today, such as steps to prevent the flu, be safe this winter, increase your heart health and even create a less stressful holiday season. It all starts with just one step.