Category Archives: Health and Fitness

Recipe Roundup: American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes month and with Thanksgiving right around the corner, we wanted to share some tasty and healthy food ideas with you that won’t spike your sugars. Start your morning off right with protein. Having something sweet or full of carbohydrates, like oatmeal or a bagel, will tend to make your sugars high…
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Making Sure Your Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Order Is Honored

My dad died on August 31, 2015, after a long bout with C.O.P.D. and a recurrence of lung cancer. Because his lungs were so weakened from the C.O.P.D., the lung cancer could not be treated. Surgery was not an option, and radiation and chemotherapy could not be tolerated. The family gathered to spend time with…
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How to Help out with Meals on Wheels Plus

For over 40 years, Meals on Wheels Plus has been providing our local senior and disabled community with hot nutritious meals and have extended their program to include community events, a fitness center and fun activity-based classes for seniors. Volunteer Engagement Manager, Wanda Read-Burke, has discussed with us some of the programs and volunteer opportunities…
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Tips to Maintain Bone and Joint Health

To start your new year off right, take a read below on some tips to strengthen your bones and joints. Bones can become susceptible to osteoporosis, loss or erosion of bone, which most commonly affects women. Osteoporosis is called the silent killer because you may not know that you have it until a fall or…
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Easing the transition: Alzheimer’s Awareness

In honor of World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, we would like to give some insight into Alzheimer's awareness and signs of memory loss as well as tips to better help your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. It can be a difficult and very sensitive situation because your loved one is losing their sense of self.  Try…
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