Benefit and Risk Management Services

nutrition

Fruits + Vegetables = Weight Management

The most common nutrition mistakes — and how to avoid them. Fruits and vegetables are part of a healthy eating plan. There are many different ways to lose or maintain a healthy weight. Using more fruits and vegetables along with whole grains and lean meats, nuts, and beans is a safe and healthy one. In … Continue Reading

Nutrition and Diet
yoga

8 Ways to Control Stress Management

Stress Management

Simple modifications in posture, habits, thought, and behavior often go a long way toward reducing feelings of stress and tension. Here are 8 quick and simple things you can do immediately to help keep your stress level under control. 1. Control Your Anger: Watch for the next instance in which you find yourself becoming annoyed … Continue Reading

Stress Management

Does stress affect weight loss?

Stress Management

There are many different reasons for a person to loose their appetite. Both men and women are prone to loosing their appetite due to sickness or life’s stresses. Many people actually suffer such a loss of appetite that they can start to lose weight, making them fairly skinny. Such a loss in weight can lead to … Continue Reading

My Sisters House

Run for a Safe Haven

Community Outreach

On a bright and early Saturday morning, the BRMS Work for a Cause team put on their running shoes to support My Sister’s House, an organization dedicated to the elimination of domestic violence in the community through family education and by increasing the self-determination of women. The 5K walk was held in Land Park, Sacramento, … Continue Reading

BRMS goes Pink

Pink Fridays

Community Outreach

For the month of October, BRMS was all about going PINK in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Emails were sent to our staff and clients with information on increasing awareness and the importance of early breast cancer detection. Fridays for the month of October were declared PINK day, and employees were encouraged to wear … Continue Reading

BRMS packing lunch bags

Pack Lunches for Kids

In September 2010, BRMS volunteered to make lunches for kids in the Sacramento area that were participating in a neighborhood clean-up day. These kids were donating their time to pick up garbage and gardening to make the community look better. Besides getting the lunches BRMS made them, the children also received a backpack full of … Continue Reading

Community Outreach
BRMS School Supply Drive

School Supply Drive

In August 2010, BRMS had their first School Supply Drive. Back to school time means shopping for new school supplies, but for some families’ school supplies just don’t fit into their budget. Sherry Gorroden, Sutter Team, teamed up with New Direction Christian Center-HELPS Ministry to create a drive benefiting low income families in the greater … Continue Reading

Community Outreach

UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Through our R.A.K. program (Random Act of Kindness) BRMS gave some kids from the UCDavis Children’s Hospital a great day at the ballpark! During the month of April, Kaye Tidwell, Claims Department, organized a toy drive to collect toys and money for the children in Pediatrics of UCD Hospital. In addition, BRMS donated a “Meet … Continue Reading

Community Outreach
The Affordable Care Act’s New Patient’s Bill of Rights

The Affordable Care Act: New Patient Bill of Rights

A major goal of the Affordable Care Act – the health insurance reform legislation President Obama signed into law on March 23 – is to put American consumers back in charge of their health coverage and care. Insurance companies often leave patients without coverage when they need it the most, causing them to put off … Continue Reading

Resource Library
Walk-N-Rock for Kids

Walk-N-Rock for Kids

One of our biggest fundraisers for 2010 was for the annual Walk-N-Rock 5K held on Sunday, May 30th. This walk supported Hope Productions, an organization committed to strengthening and benefiting hundreds of children’s charities by providing funds and resource support programs in numerous communities. Fundraising throughout the month of May included a salad bar luncheon, … Continue Reading

Community Outreach
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