August Chef Select: A Southwest Fiesta

August 5, 2019 — Appetizer: Tomato Avocado Salad Entrées: Chicken Fajita Or Pork Carnitas Sides: Refried Beans Fiesta Corn Green Chili Rice Dessert: Sopapillas

August – Word Search

August 5, 2019 — Find and circle the 15 words listed below. Find words straight across, up and down, and diagonally. All words are forwards reading only. No backwards. Good luck! Word List BANANA BOOK BREATHE EXERCISE FEET FLOWERS FRIENDSHIP JOY LIGHTHOUSE MEMORY MUSIC POTATO READ REFLECTION RELAX

Therapeutic Activities May Help Memory Loss Patients

August 5, 2019 — Many people understand that FDA-approved prescription medication may help slow the progression of memory loss, but did you know that caregivers can complement treatment with activities that may help reconnect their loved ones to daily life? “In addition to obtaining a diagnosis and beginning medication, it’s important that caregivers plan activities to share with their... Read More

Celebrate Friendship Day

August 5, 2019 — In 1935 the first Sunday of August was proclaimed the first annual Friendship Day. This year Friendship Day falls on Sunday, August 4th. The celebration of Friendship Day has become an annual event in the United States. Over the years this tradition spread to other countries and they also started celebrating this day with much... Read More

Flowers: One of Life’s Small Pleasures

August 5, 2019 — Everyone loves to get flowers – they’re a great gift that you can put on display in your house, reminding you for a week or so of the person who gave them to you. More than that, they can be beautiful things in themselves, even if you buy them for yourself. Today you can order... Read More

July – Word Search

July 1, 2019 — Find and circle the 15 words listed below. Find words straight across, up and down, and diagonally. All words are forwards reading only. No backwards. Good luck! Word List: AVOCADO CHEESE COLLECTION CREATIVE GRANDMA HOT DOG LUTEIN MACARONI MOON POSTAGE PROTECT STAMP SUNSHINE WATERCOLOR WINE

Macaroni and Cheese Day is July 14: A Fun (but Cheesy) Origin Story

July 1, 2019 — Although Americans love macaroni-and-cheese, it might have been an Italian creation dating to the late 13th century. The first Italian recipe called for fermented dough cut in two-inch squares, cooked and tossed with grated cheese – likely Parmesan. Thomas Jefferson brought a similar recipe to his home in Virginia after traveling to France and Italy in... Read More

July is UV Safety Month: What You Eat Can Protect Your Skin from the Sun

July 1, 2019 — Researchers from Harvard University recently announced that lutein (LOO-teen) —a potent antioxidant found in such dark green, leafy vegetables as spinach and kale —may protect the skin from sun damage. “Lutein has been widely recognized for its eye health benefits for several years, but, our data is the first of its kind to suggest that lutein... Read More

Gorgeous Grandma Day

July 1, 2019 — Gorgeous Grandma Day was founded in 1984 by Alice Solomon. After she graduated at the age of 50 from Wellesley College, she felt society viewed women her age and older as senior citizens who were no longer useful or relevant. Solomon realized that “grandma” was a term denoting older women, whether actually grandmothers or not.... Read More

Safeguard Your Skin

June 4, 2019 — The harshness of summer can take its toll on our skin’s condition. Use these simple tips to safeguard your skin on the inside and outside of your body. Inside: Drink water steadily throughout the day. In hot weather, you’ll need more water as your body will use additional water to regulate your body temperature. If... Read More