Let’s Hear It for Whole Grains! When it comes to good-for-you foods, it’s hard to beat the benefits of whole grains. Studies have shown that people who eat whole grains as part of a healthy diet reduce their risk of some chronic diseases. Grains are important sources of many nutrients, including fiber, which helps reduce […]
Thanksgiving & Holiday Wellness Here are some wellness tips to consider as Thanksgiving officially kicks off the holiday season. Many of us gain a pound or more during the holidays, and unfortunately these weight gains often become permanent. With a little know-how, we can all satisfy our desires for traditional favorites and still enjoy the […]
Cooking in a clean space with sanitized utensils is an important part of food safety. But when it comes to cooking outdoors, maintaining a clean environment can present a challenge. Older adults often neglect to clean their outdoor cooking spaces as well as they maintain their indoor kitchens—if they clean them at all. Even when […]
At Senior Centers Inc., we celebrated the 4th of July with a cookout. Participants enjoyed chicken, hamburgers, and bratwurst, along with numerous delicious salads, watermelon, two different fruit pies, and lemonade. Holiday-themed games included beanbag toss, corn hole, ring toss, face painting, and a patriotic photo booth.