Cha-cha-cha Your Way to Good Health

Cha-cha-cha Your Way to Good Health

Ballroom dancing is a perfect combination of physical activity, social interaction, and mental stimulation, and it can bring so much to your life. It’s a great workout; has documented physical and mental health benefits; can enhance your social life and...
Put a Fork in Hunger!

Put a Fork in Hunger!

If money is tight over these winter months when the cost to heat your home is high, consider visiting a local food pantry to reduce what you are spending at the grocery store. If you do not have the Quest card, which is the FoodShare program, contact Maureen Wilson,...
See Self-Harm In a New Light

See Self-Harm In a New Light

Scared. Disgusted. Confused. Worried. Frustrated. These are some words commonly used by those caring for and about those who live with non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors, commonly known as self-harm. Oftentimes these caregivers will confuse self-harm with a suicide...
Sipping, Snacking and Tooth Decay

Sipping, Snacking and Tooth Decay

Many parents across the country will issue a common refrain at dinnertime tonight: ―You’d better eat that–it’s good for you! There’s another old favorite: ―Don’t eat that—it’ll rot your teeth! Now more than ever, kids are faced with a bewildering array of food...
Beans… The Magical Fruit

Beans… The Magical Fruit

We are in the midst of soup season and I’m sure many of our family favorite soups call for some kind of meat as one of the main ingredients. We have been raised to think that we need meat to feel full but that is not true. Did you know, substituting beans for...
Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Your teen is now in a relationship. However, lately you have been noticing that maybe this relationship is not healthy. Your son or daughter has been slowly been isolating themselves by not hanging out with their friends or family or no longer participating in...
Give Blood, Give Life

Give Blood, Give Life

Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood and depends on blood and platelet donors. Accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or sickle cell disease may all require blood to...
Trapped Teens: A Human Trafficking Story

Trapped Teens: A Human Trafficking Story

Sixteen year old Georgie was working her part time job at the cell phone accessory kiosk at the mall. Time was moving slow but she was down to her last 15 minutes of her shift. She planned to meet her friend Beth at the theater to see the new chick flick. She was...