For dinner tonight, I am making baked chicken fingers and savory potatoes.
An estimated one in three adults in our country suffers from high blood pressure—roughly 75 million people—according to latest estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And, only about half of those people have the condition under control.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital’s (WMH) hospice team is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the department with a spectacular display to which everyone is invited. “We plan to release a kaleidoscope of butterflies in Honesdale’s Central Park at 10 a.m.
PORT JERVIS, NY — Dr. Seth Horn of Aesthetic Family Dentistry is now certified by the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) to administer Botox as a cosmetic treatment for the forehead, bridge of nose, outer eye area and the area around the upper and lower lips.
LIBERTY, NY — Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a free educational series designed to provide informal family caregivers with the tools needed to take care of themselves, will be offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) Caregiver Resource Center in six Friday sessions beginning May 12. Workshops will run from 10 a.m.
MONTICELLO, NY — Donate Life Day was celebrated at the Department of Motor Vehicles office on April 21. All customers were offered refreshments, plus giveaways to those who signed up to be an organ donor. As of April 24, the office had signed up 143 new organ donors.
LIBERTY, NY — The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at Achieve Rehab & Nursing Facility at 170 Lake St., from 6 to 7:30 p.m. These meetings are open to all caregivers and family members of people with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia. Refreshments are served.
MONTICELLO, NY — May is Mental Health Month, and affiliates of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will once again be spearheading a “Ribbon Campaign” to raise awareness about serious mental illness and the presence of the NAMI chapters locally.
Lyme disease is the best known, but by no means the only infection transmitted by tick bites. The highest incidence of Lyme disease (LD) are in the Northeast, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Other tick-transmitted diseases include babesiosis and human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA).
With working half-time at the South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Freeport, NY, I often arrive on a Thursday for a four- to five-day stint in residence. I come prepared with single-serve meals that husband Stephen and I have stored in wonderful glass-bottomed and plastic-top containers.