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When mindful meditation becomes part of your daily routine, you’ll notice its benefits become a regular part of your life.

There’s no doubt about it: the early bird does get the worm, and if you strive to live a more altruistic lifestyle, your morning routine should play an important role.

If you want to live a more altruistic lifestyle, start by reprogramming your brain to think more positively. Try out these six tips to focus your thoughts and train your brain to be more positive.

Whether you’re in the business world or the nonprofit realm, communication is a critical component of moving things forward and accomplishing your goals.

How can we celebrate this day while respecting and supporting different experiences? Today we’re going to talk about how to give Dad the gift of altruism this Father’s Day.

While we are trying to get back to whatever the new normal will look like in a post COVID-19 landscape, another force outside of our control is leading the news cycle where COVID-19 left off, and is very raw and real for many. The 24/7 coverage around the death of Mr. George Floyd has opened up emotions in many that are seen in protests, tweets, posts and on television. Similar to what we experienced during COVID-19, we are connecting with the storyline and our empathy draws us into all the activities that are making this series of events so vivid in our history. Mr. Floyd could have been one of our patients.

A Statement on Racial Inequities from Aaron Todd, CEO of the Iowa Primary Care Association and Ron Kemp, Board Chair of the Iowa Primary Care Association

If you’re looking for a way to get in shape and get involved in the community, we’ve got you covered. Here are five reasons to run for a charity this summer.

Like any other muscle, a brain needs to be exercised, stretched and challenged to stay strong. Check out these cool tricks you can practice to exercise your brain and build mental muscle.

Caring for animals is an important part of living an altruistic lifestyle. Today we explore how you can live more altruistically with the animals in your day-to-day life.

If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to fight loneliness while still regarding social distancing.

When things are busy, wellness often takes a backseat to our presumed priorities. Check out a few ways to bring your personal health back to the forefront of your life.

Volunteering and serving doesn’t have to be challenging when you use your talents to support others. Identify your talents, ask for support and find an organization where you can use your strengths to give back.

If you want to get involved this International Pay It Forward Day, check out these quarantine-friendly ways to pay it forward.

These books inspire the altruistic lifestyle and show anyone can make an impact on the world. Let’s explore each of them more in depth.

Beginning Monday, April 6, 2020 Crescent will be implementing new clinic procedures in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and for the safety of our patients and staff. 

Meditation is powerful. If you’re still unsure whether or not the practice is worth trying, check out these top benefits of meditation and consider how they can help improve your life.

When bad things happen, how do we act individually, and how can we come together as a society? How can we be kind in times of darkness?

Whether it’s a few hours or a long commitment, volunteering not only supports those around you but positively influences you as well.

If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, follow these steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community.

Living a full and altruistic life is about more than just doing your best. It’s about sharing your best with others around you and connecting with them through our inherent need to tell stories.

We want to hear from YOU! We want to hear from people within communities about their communities. Join us on March 11th to be part of the solution for healthcare workforce!

Join us for Smoothie Day on March 11!

If you want your child to start on the right path, help them get involved in their community and start volunteering today.

If you’re still not sure what you’re doing over spring break, check out these ideas for how you can have fun and give back.

You can give the most lovely Valentine’s Day gift by giving back to your community. Check out 14 altruistic ways to celebrate this special day.

We are so excited to be hosting our first cooking class in our training kitchen!

Don’t let winter get you down. Resist seasonal affective disorder with five tips to stay positive during the coldest season.

Our words are powerful and should be handled with respect. Because they can impact others, choose yours wisely with these helpful tips.

Are you interested in becoming a Habitat for Humanity homeowner? Dubuque and Jackson County Habitat for Humanity is hosting two informational meetings in Dubuque for those interested in learning more about their homeownership program.

How can we be kind in times of darkness? Today we’re going to talk about just that, and how we can continue to live altruistically when facing heart-wrenching times.

Join us for the Crescent Community Wellness Center's next Smoothie Day on February 12 at 12:15 p.m.

Crescent Community Health Center is mourning the loss of Sister Helen Huewe, along with the rest of our Dubuque community. It is safe to say Crescent would not be here today without the dedication and strength of Sister Helen, a founding board member of Crescent.

Self-defeating thoughts can come when we least expect them and tear down our self-esteem and break our spirits. Stand up to them and choose joy instead with five ways to overcome self-defeating thoughts.

Is becoming a healthier you on your agenda for the News Year but maybe you’re unsure where to start?

The Crescent Community Wellness Center will now be hosting monthly Smoothie Days!

It’s out with the old and in with the new, and we’re ready to say hello to bright beginnings in 2020.

A mentorship program has more in store than just for the mentee. If you’re not sure whether mentoring is right for you, take a look at these eight ways becoming a mentor can benefit you.

While the gifts in “The Twelve Days of Christmas” may be a little strange by today’s standards, you can still celebrate by giving gifts in your community. Check out this unique spin on 12 ways you can show you care this holiday season.

Making a new, healthy habit that sticks can be pretty difficult. If you want to begin a habit that you can actually stick with, check out these useful tips.

Singing with others has numerous health benefits for your body and mind. Here are a few ways to be healthier and happier with music in your life.

Mixed-breed dogs offer genuine companionship as well as several other benefits that could make them a perfect fit for your family.

On Monday, November 25, 2019 Crescent Community Health Center (Crescent) will open its doors at their new facility located at 1690 Elm Street, to serve all patients in their diverse and expansive service areas. Crescent’s strong community support and dedicated staff have come together to bring this outstanding endeavor to their patients. Many of these consumers would otherwise not have access to the preventative and chronic care they need.

On November 30, support your local businesses and discover hidden gems in your town.

Cooking up a homemade meal can be nourishing for the mind, body and soul. Read on to discover how cooking makes people happier and more connected.