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Are You a Good Neighbor?

September 6, 2022 — Being a good neighbor benefits you, your neighbors, and your community by making your neighborhood a more pleasant place to live. Being considerate and showing that you care about your neighbors’ wellbeing will often inspire others to be neighborly in return, which fosters a sense of community that helps the neighborhood thrive! Good Neighbor Day... Read More

Don’t Skip a Beat – Prepare for Heart Attacks

September 6, 2022 — Know the risks. Be educated about the risks you and your loved ones face. Certain behaviors and conditions can increase your risk for a heart attack, including smoking, having uncontrolled high blood pressure, being overweight, and eating an unhealthy diet. Have a heart-to-heart. Engage friends, family members, and loved ones in a conversation about heart... Read More

Four Things You Can Do to Prevent Falls

September 6, 2022 — Speak up. Tell a provider right away if you fall, worry about falling, or feel unsteady. Have your doctor or pharmacist review all the medicines you take, even over-the-counter medicines. As you get older, the way medicines work in your body can change. Keep moving. Exercises that improve balance and make your legs stronger, lower... Read More

Online Learning Day is September 15

September 6, 2022 — Learning new information on a regular basis is important for keeping your mind sharp and active. No matter what age you are, there is always something new to learn! While new information can be obtained from a variety of sources, the internet provides an almost limitless source of learning. There is an incredible amount of... Read More

Better Breakfast Month

September 6, 2022 — Eating breakfast may be one of the secrets to staying healthy. No matter how busy you are, it’s important to fuel your body so that you can have energy throughout the day. A good breakfast sets the tone for the rest of the day. People who eat a healthy breakfast daily are more likely to... Read More

Grandparents Day

September 6, 2022 — Wouldn’t it be great to have a day that celebrated the bond between grandparents and grandchildren? That’s why we celebrate National Grandparents Day on September 11! Grandparents are very important people in our lives because they have so much history, knowledge, stories and experiences from their own lives to share. Here are some ways grandchildren... Read More

Therapeutic Activities May Help with Memory

August 7, 2022 — According to research, engaging a person with memory loss in activities that they enjoy may reduce many of the symptoms such as agitation, frustration, and wandering. “It’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with their loved one, like playing games and going on outings,” explained Eric Pfeiffer, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Founding Director... Read More

August is Sandwich Month

August 7, 2022 — No matter how you slice it, everyone seems to have a favorite sandwich. In a month known for its “dog-days” and heat, a sandwich may provide just the meal you need. They’re low fuss, yet can be quick and nutritious, and most require no cooking. A sandwich by definition includes one or more pieces of... Read More

World Honey Bee Day: August 20

August 7, 2022 — World Honey Bee Day was first established in 2009 to help raise awareness of the importance of honey bees, and to pay homage to the beekeepers who harvest honey and support the health of the hives in their care. Honey bees are distinct from other bee species in that they are general pollinators. While many... Read More

Ways to Help You Relax: Relaxation Day is August 15

August 7, 2022 — Stressed out? Fatigued? Or simply having a bad day? It’s time to relax! Here are five easy ways to help you stress less and relax more: Stretch out on your back or sit comfortably where you are. Slowly move through your body tightening and flexing as you go until you reach your face and neck,... Read More