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March is National Nutrition Month

Happy National Nutrition Month! Every March the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics selects a certain topic to feature during this momentous month. This year, the theme is “Personalize Your Plate” with a focused topic each week, as shown below. Some other tips and...

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MCDPH COVID-19 Vaccination Update 2.3.21

Midland County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Vaccination Update 2.3.21 By Chloe Updegraff, MPH Director of Health Communications at Midland County Department of Public Health Beginning in early January, as part of the vaccination guidance set by the Centers for...

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March Volunteers of the Month

by Tina Podboy Laughner, Volunteer & Outreach Manager John and Paula Wetherell have been chosen as Volunteers of the Month for March for their work with the Meals on Wheels program, Team Handyman and Remembering When. How did they come to volunteer for Senior...

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March Recipes

Irish Soda Bread Muffins One bowl, mix, bake for 20 minutes, and you have tasty muffins! Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins Total: 30 mins Servings:12 muffins Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup raisins ½ cup white sugar 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 tablespoon caraway...

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Care Coordination Corner: Insight on Sight

By Julie Randolph, Care Coordinator If you, or a loved one, are facing a progressive eye condition, it is a good idea to start preparations for continued decline in vision. Responding to vision loss takes time, ingenuity, and creativity. The educational and skill...

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How to Treat Your Body Kindly As It Ages

Acknowledging the miles put on your ‘mobile home’ can be a cause for gratitude By Margaret Dulaney January 21, 2021 My friend Hayden suggests that as we age and grow less cute or less handsome, we might be wise to compensate for the loss of good looks with good cheer....

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Care Coordination Corner: We Can Do Something About That!

By Julie Randolph, Care Coordinator In the Netflix film, Hillbilly Elegy, there is a poignant scene of an older adult, played by Glenn Close, accepting a home delivered meal from a Meals on Wheels volunteer. The older adult asks for more food but is denied, as the...

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