The Association for Better Health
YOUR ACCESS TO RESOURCES
The world is full of useful (and not so useful) information. Below you will find helpful techniques, toolkits, calculators, and articles. We've also compiled a list of links we think you will find helpful in your pursuit of overall health.
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Mental and Emotional Health
THE MINDFULNESS TOOLKIT
The Mindfulness Toolkit was designed to introduce you to the concept of mindfulness, share the most current information regarding its benefits and applications and provide you with practical tools for beginning to incorporate mindfulness into your everyday life.
1 IN 4
The ‘1in4’ campaign focuses on normalizing the need for mental health resources and removing the stigma for those who want to access care. Review a variety of helpful videos, links to resources, social media connections, and tip sheets.
18.5 – 24.9
25.0 – 29.9
30 & Above
GENERAL MONEY TOPICS
One of the keys to a sound financial strategy is spending less than you take in, and then finding a way to put your excess to work. A money management approach involves creating budgets to understand and make decisions about where your money is going. It also involves knowing where you may be able to put your excess cash to work.
Where will your retirement money come from? If you’re like most people, qualified-retirement plans, Social Security, and personal savings and investments are expected to play a role. Once you have estimated the amount of money you may need for retirement, a sound approach involves taking a close look at your potential retirement-income sources.
Understanding tax strategies and managing your tax bill should be part of any sound financial approach. Some taxes can be deferred, and others can be managed through tax-efficient investing. With careful and consistent preparation, you may be able to manage the impact of taxes on your financial efforts.
Creating a life map involves a close review of personal finances and an assessment of other building blocks. Lifestyle matters look at how to balance work and leisure, how to make smart choices for the future, and many other items in an effort to help an individual “enjoy the journey.”
Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snare some investors.
Effective estate management enables you to manage your affairs during your lifetime and control the distribution of your wealth after death. An effective estate strategy can spell out your healthcare wishes and ensure that they're carried out – even if you are unable to communicate. It can even designate someone to manage your financial affairs should you be unable to do so.
Additional Resource Links
The U.S. National Physical Activity Plan
Trust for America’s Health
Active Life Movement
Ways to live a healthy lifestyle. SITE
Health.Gov Physical Activity Guidelines
Health.Gov Dietary Guidelines
Safe Routes - National Center for Safe Routes to School
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)
Health and Wellness Blog, articles, information, etc. SITE
Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Smokefree.gov is intended to help you or someone you care about quit smoking.
Different people need different resources as they try to quit smoking cigarettes. The information and professional assistance available on this website can help to support both your immediate and long-term needs as you become, and remain, a non-smoker. SITE
The Mesothelioma Center
The Association for Better Health was formed with the realization that overall health is about more than just your physical condition. Physical health is a major aspect of the education and formation of our association, however, offering access to mental health betterment, as well as financial health betterment (which plays a crucial role in mental health), produces a community of individuals that have access to the information and tools to truly better their overall health.
THE ASSOCIATION FOR BETTER HEALTH
Experience the Associative Benefits of Healing - a process of learning by association, promoting well-being that leads to wholeness.
Please note that ABH membership and its benefit programs are not available to residents of Idaho.