With the new year comes a new focus on your health. While getting in shape is a popular goal, other areas of your health and wellness are just as important. The checklist below is a great place to start to ensure you focus on health this year is well rounded.

New Year Health and Wellness Check List

  • Physical Health:
  • Mental Health:
  • Discuss and address any signs of stress, anxiety, or depression within the family.
  • Promote open communication and create a supportive environment.
  • Consider family activities that promote relaxation and stress reduction.
  • Exercise and Fitness:
  • Sleep Habits:
  • Healthy Habits:
  • Encourage proper handwashing and personal hygiene.
  • Discuss the dangers of smoking and excessive alcohol consumption.
  • Consider a family resolution to collectively adopt a healthy habit, such as daily walks or cooking nutritious meals together.
  • Screen Time and Technology:
  • Set limits on screen time for children and encourage educational content.
  • Create a family agreement regarding technology use during meals and before bedtime.
  • Emergency Preparedness:
  • Review and update emergency contact information.
  • Check and replenish first aid supplies.
  • Ensure that smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors are in working order.
  • Regular Health Screenings:
  • Schedule age-appropriate screenings, such as mammograms, cholesterol checks, and dental check-ups.
  • Discuss any concerns or changes in health with healthcare providers.