Health Advocate Blog

Healthy resource roundup, December 2018

There are a number of important health observances happening this month. We have compiled a variety of resources so that you have quick, easy access to tips and information to help you get healthier. For some observances, we’re also including helpful information for organizations who want to promote them to their employees!

December Health Observances

Safe Toys and Gifts Month

World AIDS Day, December 1

For organizations: A toolkit from

Influenza Vaccination Week, December 2-8

Handwashing Awareness Week, December 2-8

Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, December 3-7

Our favorite blog posts to help you have happy, healthy holidays

Have a mindful holiday

How to stay out of the ER over the holidays

Letting go of perfectionism during the holidays

Tips and resources for healthier holiday meals

Snow shoveling safety tips

Drive safely this holiday season

Don’t let family squabbles ruin your holiday cheer

How to stay healthy during the holidays

Managing depression during the holidays

Out with the old gifts, in with the new

More from the Health Advocate blog

12/16 is Chocolate Covered Anything Day—check out these healthier ways to enjoy chocolate!

12/21 is Look on the Bright Side Day—learn how to strengthen your resilience to help you remain optimistic even during difficult times.

12/26 is Thank You Note Day—here’s why you should make time for gratitude.