Fight the Flu

Fight the Flu

The flu, also known as influenza, is a contagious respiratory disease that is caused by the influenza virus. Influenza is spread by droplets of moisture; when someone with influenza sneezes, coughs or talks the droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people...
Don’t Do It Alone

Don’t Do It Alone

Recent studies suggest that isolation is a growing problem across America, often compounded by limited transportation options in rural areas. A recent survey of 20,000 adults in the United States found that nearly half of the respondents suffered from recurring...
Stress and Relaxation

Stress and Relaxation

As we near the end of National Family Caregiver Month, know that you, as a family caregiver, need extra tools in your toolbox to cope with the extra demands of caregiving. AND that November isn’t the only month of the year to be thinking about your health and...
When Money is Tight

When Money is Tight

Everyone has a budget these days, especially with the rising cost of food, products and services.  Whether you are on FoodShare or not, money can be tight. Finding ways to stretch those dollars can be challenging but very important, especially so you can choose the...
Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is no longer a word we rarely hear. In fact, we hear it quite frequently. Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, for our bodies to use for energy. The pancreas, an...