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Classics of the Dow Tennis Classic

In late January, Scott Seeburger and Ron R. Sexton became the first inductees into the Dow Tennis Classic's new Hall of Fame. Seeburger is a former public relations and community relations manager for Dow Corning. He was instrumental in the creation of the tournament...

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Eating for a Healthy Heart

February is American Heart Month and food choices have a big impact on your heart’s health! Meals served at Senior Services Activity & Dining Centers and for Meals on Wheels are heart healthy. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I keep up to date on...

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Not Too Old to Travel Abroad

By Tom Lowrey, Education Assistant Do you sometimes wish you could travel abroad, but then find yourself nixing the idea because of perceived barriers due to your age? Think again! There may be more travel in your future. Here’s some advice from a couple of travel...

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Repeating

Quick Tips for Caregivers By Trena Winans, Education & Community Outreach Director Probably the number one thing I hear from family members who have a loved one with memory loss, is a desire to find more patience with repetitive questions and stories from their...

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Jump Into January

A Compilation of All Things January Five Fun Facts About January January is the coldest month in the Northern Hemisphere. Scholars say the name January derives from the Latin word for “door.” With the exception of leap years, January begins on the same day of the week...

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Luce Award Winners 2018

Winners of Senior Services’ annual awards were announced at the Senior Services’ Annual Meeting on November 8. Chris Shirk Receives Individual Champion Award The Everett N. Luce Community Champion Award for an Individual is given to recognize a person who has...

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Christmas Across Cultures

By Tom Lowrey, Education Assistant Wigilia (Polish pronunciation:[viˈɡilʲa]) is the traditional Christmas Eve vigil supper in Poland. The feast begins with grace and breaking of the “Christmas wafer” oplatek—tosymbolize the gift of daily bread and wishing each other...

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Holidays: Time to Enjoy Friends, Family & Food!

By Carol Witte, RDN, Director of Nutrition Services and Centers “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were big things!” With each new season, with each new holiday, and with each new day it is important to stop and appreciate the...

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What’s Your Story? Our Story Makes Our Meaning

By Trena Winans, Community Outreach & Education Director We have all experienced ups and downs in life. Perhaps divorce, death, rejection, loneliness or other difficulties have been a part of your life. It turns out that it’s not so much that we have experienced...

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