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Senior Services News

Restaurant & Vending Machine Food Labeling

By Carol Witte, RDN, Program Director of Nutrition Services and Senior Centers Nutritional labeling, titled “Nutrition Facts” is on most of the food products we purchase to help us make better food choices. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has set new guidelines...

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Veterans Day Celebrations

November 11, 2015 In honor of our veterans, each center will be holding special events. Here is what each center has planned: Coleman Bring in a photo or any military memorabilia to share. Greendale  Welcome time begins at 10:00am with appetizers and punch. Ron Tigner...

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Tips to Prevent the Common Cold

The common cold is arguably the most common illness in humans. Colds are caused by viral infections. Over 200 different viruses can cause cold symptoms of varying severity. Viruses that cause colds are spread from person to person through tiny droplets of mucus that...

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Halloween Parties

Friday, October 30 (*Except Trailside) Have a little Halloween fun! Here is what the centers have planned for this ghoulish day: Coleman Wear a costume and you may win a prize in our costume contest. No costume? Wear orange and black. We will also have a Halloween...

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The Big Game Tailgate Parties

Friday, October 16 Each Activity & Dining Center will be getting in gear for the big University of Michigan/Michigan State football game with a tailgate party. Here’s what each center has planned: Coleman  Support your favorite team by wearing their colors and...

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Oktoberfest Parties

Monday, October 5 Experience German festivities during a special meal that will be served at each center: Roast Beef with Sauerbraten Gravy, Red Potatoes, Red Cabbage, Black Forest Brownie and Pumpernickel Bread. Please call the center you plan to attend to make your...

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Grandparents Can Contribute to Children’s School Success

Whether you live next door, in the next town or thousands of miles away, you can play an important role in your grandchildren's education. Here are some ways you can help your grandchildren do well in school. Ask children about events in their lives and at school....

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Why It’s Not So Cute to Call Older Adults “Cute”

By Trena Winans, Education & Community Outreach Director I have a friend who just loves “old people” because they’re “so cute.” She’ll refer to them as “adorable” and has been known to go up to strangers and give them a hug because they’re “so sweet.” These kinds...

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Take Another Look at Adult Day Services

Are Adult Day Services what you perceive them to be? It’s possible that some of your ideas may be misconceptions. Adult Day Services aren’t just for people with dementia, it isn’t “day care” and it isn’t just respite for caregivers. Our Adult Day Services are for...

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