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Care Coordination Corner: Preparing for Winter Weather!

Care Coordination Corner: Preparing for Winter Weather!

By Julie Randolph, Care Coordinator Senior Services receives many calls during the winter months requesting assistance with clearing snow and ice from driveways, ramps, walkways, and porches. Senior Services does not provide this type of service. Essential home...

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Healthy Pumpkin Bread Recipe

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 55 mins Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes Yield: 1 loaf INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup melted coconut oil* or extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup 2 eggs 1 cup pumpkin purée 1/4 cup milk of choice or water 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin spice...

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Caring for YOUR Nutrition

Are you a family caregiver? You may not think of yourself that way, but if you spend time tending to the needs or concerns of a person with an ongoing illness, injury or disability you are considered a caregiver. Approximately 85% of people with dementia and chronic...

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November Volunteer of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager Carol Coyle has been chosen as the Volunteer of the Month for November for her work as a Meals on Wheels volunteer. On a walk out to the Senior Services garage one day, as Meals on Wheels drivers were waiting...

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Thankful for the Holidays

by Megan Geierman, Nutrition Program Director It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is here already! As you may have guessed, our Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners will look a little different this year. We have been eagerly planning special holiday curbside...

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Our Mind Matters: Holiday Traditions and Gatherings

A monthly article brought to you by Senior Services Memory Support Programs The holidays are supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but for families with loved ones who have dementia, the holidays are not always wonderful. Living with dementia can make...

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Ways to Prevent Getting the Flu & Cold This Season

By Tabitha Andrus, Education Intern from Saginaw Valley State University As the temperature drops and we get into flu and cold season, there are several ways to prevent yourself from getting the flu and cold this year. Here are 9 tips to follow this season to help...

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Let’s End Kodukushi

By Trena Winans, Education & Community Outreach Director Loneliness and isolation have long been a problem for many in our community, but that has never been more the case than during the COVID epidemic. More than ever before, it is essential to find ways to...

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