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Get Up, Get Active, and Get Healthy

Get Up, Get Active, and Get Healthy

Are you spending your days tied to a desk and then going from desk to car to home? New research shows that sitting for prolonged periods is not good for your health. Most people spend too much time sitting and not enough time engaged in physical activity.   Regular physical activity is vital to good health, and especially important in maintaining or losing weight. Most Americans are well aware of this, yet many remain sedentary. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an astounding 70 percent of... Read More

How to Avoid Accidents on Ice and Snow

How to Avoid Accidents on Ice and Snow

Winter is in full swing, and for most of us that means ice and snow. While we prefer to focus on winter fun, winter is also a season of additional hazards not faced at other times of the year. The same ice and snow that makes skiing, snowboarding and ice skating possible, creates hazardous driving and walking conditions that can lead to slips, falls and dangerous travel. To keep winter fun and avoid serious injury, you need to know how to avoid accidents on ice and snow. What can you... Read More

Happy Holidays from Roper Insurance

The holiday season is a wonderful time for us to remember the friends, customers and associates who help our business and make our jobs a pleasure all year long. Our business would not be possible without your continued support. So we’d like to take this moment to say thank you and send our best wishes to you, your staffs and your families. May your holiday season and the new year be filled with much joy, happiness and success. We look forward to working with you in the coming year and... Read More

How to Reduce Stress and Enjoy the Holidays More at Work

How to Reduce Stress and Enjoy the Holidays More at Work

The winter holidays are a fun time of year for most of us. They also can be a stressful time of year between family obligations, financial stresses and work obligations. If you let it, the holiday season can become something to be dreaded instead of celebrated. This is the busiest time of year for many businesses, like Roper Insurance, which results in a necessity of additional shifts and overtime at many companies. For working parents, there are also a whole lot of school and other events they need to attend... Read More

How to Stop Identity Thieves from Spoiling Your Holiday

How to Stop Identity Thieves from Spoiling Your Holiday

Are you an online shopper? Did you know that online Cyber Monday sales generated more revenue than in-store Black Friday sales this year? Chances are, you’ve contributed to those numbers—or will at some point this holiday season. But one of the biggest hazards of online shopping is identity theft and credit card fraud. Here are some simple things you can do to stop identity thieves and avoid falling victim to an online data breach or scammer while you’re taking care of your holiday shopping.   Shop Only at Reputable Websites... Read More

4 Reasons to be Thankful for Your Job

4 Reasons to be Thankful for Your Job

November is the month of Thanksgiving, and many people use it as a month to express gratitude and count their blessings. Often in counting blessings, though, we forget to be thankful for our jobs. We focus on family, friends, experiences and even possessions. But have you remembered lately to be thankful for your job? Our jobs—and our professional relationships–are a major part of our lives. Some of it has been good, and some of it—not so much. But if there’s not at least a little to be thankful for in... Read More

How to Be Involved In Your Community

How to be involved in your community

How are you involved in making your community a better place to live and work? This is the time of year when there are ample easy opportunities to do something good in your community. Food drives, coat drives and toy drives abound, and it’s easy to make a donation without expending a lot of effort. But what about the other ten months of the year? You can make your communities better all year round, not just during the holidays. It does take a bit more effort to find opportunities to get... Read More

How to Walk Your Way to Better Health

How to Walk Your Way to Better Health

Are you getting enough exercise? According to the Surgeon General of the United States, most adults should get at least 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity or at least 150 minutes moderate physical activity each week to be healthy. One easy way to get in your 150 minutes each week is through walking. Walking has many benefits. It’s free, you can do it almost anytime and anywhere, you need nothing more than your own two feet. Walking is also a great way to maintain a healthy weight or to shed... Read More