2022 Health Advocate Calendar

January

Make Self-Care a Priority

Newsletter Topics:

Health Observances:

  • Blood Donor Month
  • Healthy Weight Week

Promote Health and Well-Being:
Tip flyers: Overcoming Roadblocks to Self-Care; 22 Well-Being Tips for 2022
Blog post: New Year, New Deductible

February

Matters of the Heart

Newsletter Topics:

Health Observances:

  • Heart Health Month
  • World Cancer Day
  • Random Acts of Kindness

Promote Health and Well-Being:
Tip flyers: Swaps/Trades for a Healthier Heart; Supporting a Loved One with a Serious Diagnosis
Blog post: Ask Your Doctor about Heart Health

March

Nourish Body and Mind

Newsletter Topics:

Health Observances:

  • Nutrition Month
  • Sleep Awareness Week

Promote Health and Well-Being:
Tip flyers: Eat Well, Sleep Well; Coping with Change
Blog post: Take Advantage of Employee Benefits to Improve Your Health

April

Strengthen Your Resilience

Newsletter Topics:

Health Observances:

  • Alcohol Awareness Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • Earth Day

Promote Health and Well-Being:
Tip flyers: Resilience and Stress Management; How to Help Someone with Problematic Drinking Habits
Blog post: Setting Boundaries

May

Stay Energized and Focused

Newsletter Topics:

Health Observances:

  • Mental Health Awareness Month
  • Employee Health and Fitness Month
  • Women’s Health Week

Promote Health and Well-Being:
Tip flyers: Manage Your Energy for Better Focus; Top Tips for Women’s Health
Blog post: Understanding When to Help

June

Have a Safe and Healthy Summer

Newsletter Topics:

Health Observances:

  • National Safety Month
  • Family Health and Fitness Month
  • Men’s Health Week

Promote Health and Well-Being:
Tip flyers: Having Family Vacations Flow; Top Tips for Men’s Health
Blog post: Vacation Safety

July

Go Outdoors for your Well-Being!

Newsletter Topics:

Health Observances:

  • UV Safety Month
  • Parks and Recreation Month

Promote Health and Well-Being:
Tip flyers: Nature and Your Mental Health; Skin Cancer Prevention
Blog post: Protect Your Skin Outdoors

August

Proactive Steps for Well-Being

Newsletter Topics:

Health Observances:

  • Immunization Awareness Month
  • Relaxation Day

Promote Health and Well-Being:
Tip flyers: Set Routines for Better Health; How to Unwind When You’re Pressed for Time
Blog post: Important Preventive Measures

September

Finding Joy

Newsletter Topics:

Health Observances:

  • Suicide Awareness Month
  • Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Month
  • Cholesterol Education Month

Promote Health and Well-Being:
Tip flyers: Keep a Pulse on Your Mood; Talking to Your Children about Emotions
Blog post: Simple Steps for Seasonal Salads

October

Communicate for Relationships

Newsletter Topics:

Health Observances:

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Get Smart About Credit Day

Promote Health and Well-Being:
Tip flyers: Supporting a Family Member with Breast Cancer; Resources to Help Get Out of an Abusive Relationship
Blog post: Tips for Smoother Money Talks

November

Gratitude

Newsletter Topics:

Health Observances:

  • Diabetes Awareness Month
  • World Kindness Day
  • Great American Smokeout

Promote Health and Well-Being:
Tip flyers: Gratitude and Well-Being; Make a Plan to Quit Tobacco
Blog post: Eating Healthy for Diabetes Prevention

December

Prepare for a Healthy New Year

Newsletter Topics:

  • Renew Your Course for Better Health
  • Beat the Seasonal Blues
  • The Secrets to Sound Sleep

Health Observances:

  • Safe Toys and Gifts Month
  • Handwashing Week

Promote Health and Well-Being:
Tip flyers: Prepare for a Healthy New Year; 10 Ways to Stay Healthy This Season
Blog post: Rethinking Holiday Gift Giving