Be pro-active in improving your health this year. In addition to living a healthy lifestyle, starting an exercise program, and smart eating, make plans now for Family Health History to be a part of your next Family Reunion. Family Health History is a valuable way to help your whole family have better health. It is having a knowledge of the health issues that your family members past and present have experienced in their lifetime. Family Health History information is available in their historical and genealogical records, both the living and the dead. You can learn all about your Family Health History through a family reunion.

A family reunion is a great way to have fun, learn about your ancestors, and to find out about the health concerns that you share in common with your relatives. Contact your brothers and sisters, your aunts and uncles and cousins and seek out lost family members for that family reunion you are holding next year. Encourage everyone to bring pictures, family memorabilia, and the records of their family tree past and present. And be sure to include the gathering and sharing of family health history information to help you all make better choices about your health.

For help in putting on a family reunion or discovering your family health history, contact or call 800.570.4049 for a free consultation on how to get started. You can have better health in the future by knowing your past. Get started today.

Posted by Mary Petty, B.A. Family Health History Specialist