Nora Gajewski is site coordinator at the Bassett Elementary school for Project Link, the before- and after-school program at the Westlake K-12 School District in Westlake, Ohio. OST Hub editor Sara Hill asked her a series of questions about her work. Her answers have been lightly edited for length.
For years I have sought out with fierce determination conversations, books and articles such as this. Articles with titles like “5 Steps To Wellness,” “7 Must-Have self-care Tips” or “10 Ways for a Healthier You.”
Today we know that short sleep durations and sleepless nights have reached epidemic proportions in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than a third of U.S. adults do not sleep as long as recommended, and childhood sleep deprivation is a common issue.