Health & Wellness

Thriving at Home During the Pandemic

Written by Donnie Harmon IIIAthlete Leader, Washington County When the COVID-19 Pandemic began in 2020 and many services were shut down, as if right on tune Special Olympics Maryland created an online virtual world for the Athletes through Zoom. I...

Dooley’s Diabetes Discussion

In this #WellnessWednesday series Chris Dooley will interview Dr. Medha Satyarengga, an endocrinologist from the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health! Last year, SOMD Athlete Leader and Health Messenger, Chris Dooley was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and throughout this...

11/23 Member of the Week: Corbin Swanger!

Two tickets to the gun show, please! Our 25th Member of the Week is Corbin Swanger! Corbin's bicep is most likely bigger than your head because he is diligent in staying active! Corbin has created his own workout plans over...

Wellness Wednesday: Flu Prevention

Mask up, lather up, sleeve up! These are just three steps you need to know as we prepare for Flu season with COVID-19 still looming. Check out these resources and schedule your Flu shot today!

Handling Stress and Anxiety During the Election

If there is anything that we can agree on during this time it is that this year has been incredibly unpredictable and exceptionally stressful. Now with the added stress of a presidential election, according to the American Psychological Association’s latest...

#WellnessWednesday: A Healthy Thanksgiving Plate

The results for #WellnessWednesday are in, and the winner was Healthy Thanksgiving! It can be hard to stick to a healthy diet with all of the food offered on Thanksgiving, but you can still have incredible food without giving up...

Strong Minds: Self Care

Self-care is important for EVERYONE! While you are running around taking care of your household, remember to set time aside to allow your family to refresh. Check out this awesome article full of self-care tips for the whole family! Learn...

Voting Safely!

If you decided to Vote in person, rather than mail-in ballot we have all of the tips and tricks for a safe and fun voting experience! If you don’t know where to go to vote this Election Year, check out...

Virtual Torch Run: Bruce and Mark Worley Talk Running

Bruce and Mark Worley are distance runners from Howard County who have been running for nearly 30 years and they don’t plan to stop anytime soon! The brother's advice to runners, “Keep running, keep active, and stay strong! Check out...

2020 Virtual Performance Stations

Our Virtual Performance Stations Event last #WellnessWednesday was a huge success, so we wanted to make it available whenever you want! #ICYMI the stations covered were: nutrition, hydration, physical activity, and game day minds. Our Health Messengers and staff did...