Senior Services News

Happy National Nutrition Month

by Kylie Coffey, Senior Services Dietetic Intern from Central Michigan University National Nutrition Month, organized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, is celebrated each March. This year the theme is “Celebrate a World of Flavors,” which encourages us to...

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Care Coordination Corner: Health Outcomes Start in Your Mind

by Julie Randolph, Care Coordinator While participating in a course called, “Flourishing in the Third Third of Life,” I learned of the book entitled Counter Clockwise by Ellen J Langer. The foundation is a 1979 Harvard psychological study in which a group of men ages...

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Vietnamese-Style Turkey Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce Recipe

 By Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN | eatright.org This is a protein-packed dish with a few modern twists that features a commonly utilized Vietnamese ingredient, lemongrass. Meatball Ingredients 1 pound ground white meat turkey (93% lean, 7% fat) 1 lemon, juice and zest (or 1...

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March Volunteer of the Month

by Allison Rossi Utter, Volunteer & Outreach Manager The Senior Services Volunteer of the Month for March is Maureen Brinker, Friendly Visitor! Maureen has volunteered since February 2020, right before the COVID-19 pandemic started however that didn’t stop her!...

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Our Mind Matters: Being Proactive About Your Memory Changes

A monthly article brought to you by Senior Services Memory Support Programs Some degree of memory problems, as well as a modest decline in other thinking skills, is a common part of aging. There is a difference, however, between normal changes in memory and the type...

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Greater Midland Community Center 2022 Tax Aide Program

Services will be offered in 2022 on Thursdays and Fridays from Feb 3-April 8. Free tax preparation and e-filing are provided in the 50+ Computer Lab for low to moderate-income taxpayers in the Barstow Shipps Wing of the Midland Community Center from 8 am to 4 pm....

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