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Healthy Habits to Help Stop the Spread of Disease

September 5, 2020 — Stay at least six feet away from others Avoid contact with people who are sick Wash your hands often, with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds each time Use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available Wear a mask over your nose and mouth (if you’re medically able) to help protect... Read More

The Gift of Grandparents

September 5, 2020 — One of the biggest blessings you can have in life is grandparents. A consistently positive relationship with your grandparents can add so many good things to your life. For starters, think about the wealth of knowledge that your grandparents have to share. They are extraordinary people! They have lived many years, and have stories to... Read More

September 29 is National Coffee Day!

September 5, 2020 — Also known as Coffee Day or International Coffee Day, this day we celebrate this globally consumed beverage and the joy it brings us. On National Coffee Day many different types of businesses offer discounted or free cups of coffee to their customers to promote their brand, and entice coffee lovers into their stores. According to... Read More

September is Healthy Aging Month: Easy Tips to Aging Gracefully

September 5, 2020 — Eating a nutritious diet is an essential component in healthy aging. Eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and fiber can help provide your body the fuel it needs. If you have problems with unsteadiness in walking due to aging, ask your doctor about applying for a handicap placard. This will allow you to park... Read More

Celebrating Centenarian Day – Sept 22

September 5, 2020 — Centenarians are people who have celebrated their 100th birthday. While in the past this accomplishment was very rare, you may be surprised to learn that recent 2019 estimates place approximately 72,000 centenarians in the United States alone! The youngest of the centenarians today were born just after the end of World War I and the... Read More

Aye! It’s Talk Like Yer a Pirate Day!

September 5, 2020 — National Talk Like a Pirate Day was dreamed up in 1995 when two friends playing racquetball slipped into pirate talk to entertain themselves while playing a bad game. They realized that the pirate lingo had made the time fly by quickly even though they were struggling, and before long they decided to share the fun... Read More

Relaxation is the Key to Healthy Life

July 31, 2020 — Relaxation Day is August 15. While studies show eating a healthy diet and exercise may reduce stress levels, relaxation is also needed to recharge us mentally and emotionally. When stress becomes overwhelming there are quick relaxation techniques you can do almost anywhere to make you feel better almost immediately. Try it out: Stretch out on... Read More

Bite-Sized Sandwich History

July 31, 2020 — Americans eat more than 300 million sandwiches a day. That’s almost one for every person in the United States. To say sandwiches are a popular staple of the American diet is an understatement, but it wasn’t always this way. The sandwich was invented in 1762 by an Englishman, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich. He... Read More

August is Sandwich Month

July 31, 2020 — 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 prefer. 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

Sons and Daughters Day – August 11

July 31, 2020 — The best gift you can give your sons and daughters is time. This is an excellent day to let your children know how glad you are to be a part of their lives, hear the events of their days and share family stories. The origins of the day are unknown, however, it has been celebrated... Read More