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Start Your Seasonal Celebration with Small Bites

November 26, 2020

While main courses, sides and desserts may be what holiday memories are made of, you can calm family members’ and guests’ appetites with an array of appetizers like these: Meatballs Stuffed mushrooms Stuffed peppers Sliced cheese Sliced meats Crackers Spinach dip Cheesy bread Sliders Little smokies Fresh fruit and vegetables

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely in your senior living community in 2020

November 26, 2020

Thanksgiving is going to look a little different this year. To keep COVID-19 transmission at bay, families will likely opt for smaller gatherings (and smaller turkeys) instead of the customary large get-togethers with relatives who’ve flown in from across the country. Unfortunately, this means that many seniors, who are at a heightened risk of developing… [Read More]

Healthy eating for the holidays

November 19, 2020

By Sandra Millon Underwood FAAN, Professor, UW Milwaukee School of Nursing With the coronavirus top-of-mind for many of us, the holidays will look a little different for some of us this year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending smaller gatherings and less travel as a precaution in spreading or contracting COVID-19…. [Read More]

Favorite family recipes (Week 1)

November 5, 2020

Whenever I visit my son and daughter and their spouses, regardless of what time of the year it is, when it is time to prepare a meal, I am excused from food preparation and treated like a queen! Each makes it clear to me, ‘Mo, we got this!’ I respond by relaxing and playing with… [Read More]

Celebrating 30 years of PACE

November 5, 2020

Cindy Cowie remembers how it all started. There was a small team of caregivers, a handful of seniors, and a conference room. The early days of Community Care’s PACE program felt like a one-room schoolhouse. There was a nurse, a social worker, and Cindy, a recreational therapist.Back then, job titles did not matter as much…. [Read More]

Chicken Stuffed Roz Heads Recipe – Disney Pixar Monsters Inc

October 22, 2020

Prep time: 15 minutes Servings: 3 1 cup cubed, cooked chicken breast 1/2 cup DOLE® Green Grapes, halved 1/4 cup chopped Dole Celery 1/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 1/2 Dole Avocados, halved, pitted and peeled 6 whole-wheat pretzel twists 18 whole-wheat pretzel sticks 1 Dole Strawberry, sliced… [Read More]

Game Day Grub – Build-Your-Own Brat Bar

October 8, 2020

While you may not be able to enjoy game day with thousands of your closest friends at the stadium this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy tailgate-worthy grub at home with a smaller group of friends and loved ones. Step up your home-gate with an appetizing pre-game lineup featuring customized hot dogs and… [Read More]

Game Day Grub – Bacon Chipotle Guacamole Recipe

October 8, 2020

A Tasty Take on a Tailgate Favorite Even at home, game day means good times with friends and family while enjoying moments together watching your favorite teams. A menu full of flavorful favorites takes the experience to another level, and tackling your spread by starting with a tasty dip is a sure way to fire… [Read More]

Five seasonal DIY home improvement projects

September 24, 2020

The calendar pages may be turning fast, but it’s not too late to do some work around the house. Now is the time to wrap up home improvement projects before the weather turns too cold. Consider these five easy DIY tasks that can set you up for a warm, safe and pestfree fall: Perform routine… [Read More]

‘I Had a Right to Be at Central’: Remembering Little Rock’s integration battle

September 24, 2020

It was late September 1957, and students at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas had been in class for three weeks. Everyone, that is, but 14-year-old Carlotta Walls (pictured right) and eight other teenagers who were to be Central High’s first black students. They had been prevented from entering the school by an angry… [Read More]