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Reservations are required 24 hours in advance at all senior citizen dining sites in Vigo, Clay, Parke, Vermillion, Sullivan and Putnam counties. For dining site locations, call Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled nutrition program offices at 1-800-489-1561.
Beef & Cabbage Bake
Chicken & Dumplins
Onion Sage Chicken
6 oz Orange Juice
Veterans Day Meal
Salisbury Steak w/sauce
Broccoli w/cheese sauce
Ham & Beans
Macaroni & Cheese
Zucchini & Tomatoes
2 pkgs crackers
Red Potatoes w/herbs
Apple Yam Delight
Nov. 22 & 23
Beef & Peppers
Peas & Carrots
Ham Steak w/onions
Stuffed Baked Potato
Meat for Potato
Diced Red Potatoes w/herbs
Seasoned Green Beans
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- Health & Fitness
African-Americans twice as likely to have Alzheimer’s, association says
As the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research, the Alzheimer’s Association said in a press release that it is committed to raising awareness of this fatal brain disease and its warning signs in diverse populations during Black History Month and year round.
Tips for living with Parkinson’s group’s topic for Feb. 21
Living with Parkinson’s disease can be challenging. The neurological disease progressively affects balance, movement and other bodily functions.
Dine With A Doc to feature cancer specialist on Feb. 26
Senior Education Ministries, Inc. will welcome Dr. Chandra G. Reddy at its next Dine With A Doc event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 26 at Wabash Senior Citizens Center, 300 S. Fifth St.
Rose-Hulman to host Relay for Life on May 3
Relay For Life of Vigo County is set to kick off at 4 p.m. on May 3 at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with a special Survivors Lap, a moving experience honoring those who have defeated cancer.
ISU researcher seeks participants for study on fibromyalgia, diet
Indiana State University graduate student Megan Fulsom is recruiting 50 women who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia and who would be interested in participating in a 13-week study that would involve eight weeks of diet modification.
WILL Center to demonstrate low-vision technology at session Friday
Wabash Independent Living & Learning (WILL) Center in Terre Haute will host a free hands-on demonstration of the latest technology available to people with low vision or macular degeneration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday.
Yes, blueberries might help those with Parkinson’s and related disorders
The effects of diet in the lives of Parkinson’s patients are constantly studied these days.
- What’s Going On — Health & Fitness: April 23, 2014
Thousands run first Boston Marathon since bombings
BOSTON (AP) — With security tight along the 26.2-mile course, nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line today in a “Boston Strong” show of resilience a year after the bombing that turned the race into a scene of carnage.
Support groups: April 9, 2014
For more information and/or sites, contact the numbers listed.
Vigo office part of National Public Health Week
Monday kicked off National Public Health Week in America, the 19th annual observance, during which issues important to improving the health of Indiana and the nation are emphasized.
‘Path to Freedom’ walkers aim to help people stop smoking
The Vigo County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coalition is launching a new walking group — Path to Freedom — for people who are trying to quit tobacco and for former tobacco users.
- What’s Going On — Health & Fitness: April 9, 2014
Nutrition’s role in Parkinson’s topic of April 25 session
Nutrition holds therapeutic power for healthy folks, but also especially for those afflicted with Parkinson’s.
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CHRIS DAVIES: Important cornerstones to fitness and longevity
Weight loss secrets they don’t want you to know about: genius marketing. Fraudulent? Yes. Genius, nonetheless. Look at the droves of people who were betting their weight loss hopes on a quick fix. It happens all the time.
Deadly issue: Infant mortality task force to meet Friday
The West-Central Indiana Infant Mortality Reduction Task Force will conduct its first meeting Friday to begin developing ways to improve outcomes for babies in eight Wabash Valley counties.
Groups promoting autism awareness can apply for grant to fund efforts
A grant of up to $2,000 is available for nonprofit organizations and/or governmental entities interested in promoting autism awareness and understanding.
Paris health center to offer free clinic on foot care for diabetics on April 8
In recognition of National Foot Health Awareness Month, Dr. Philip Holloway, podiatrist, will offer a free foot clinic for new diabetics at 5:30 p.m. on April 8 in Paris, Ill.
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- April Senior Menu
ISU nursing class to host health fair today
Nursing students in Indiana State University’s senior community health class will host a community health fair today in Ryves Youth Center at Etling Hall, 1356 Locust St. The free event is set for 2 to 6 p.m.
Health Briefs: March 19, 2014
• UAP, Union, MDwise working together on insurance plans
• Workshop to offer basics about Alzhemier’s Disease
• Sessions to offer alerts on dangers of type 2 diabetes
• Mosaic offering tours to widen understanding
• Get Movin' events take off Saturday at ISU Stadium
What’s Going On — Health & Fitness: March 19, 2014
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Union Hospital offers external defibrillator training March 15 in Casey
Staff members from Union Hospital are partnering with Clark County, Ill., residents to offer free cardio-pulmonary resuscitation training to interested community members. The event, offering Hands-Only CPR, will begin at 11:30 a.m. CDT on March 15 in the Roosevelt Community Center at 401 E. Main St. with training sessions running every half hour until 5:30 p.m.
Register March 18 for spring LEAF program
The Maple Center for Integrative Health will present Wabash Valley LEAF (Lifestyle Education and Food), a similar program to CHIP, previously offered, but half the cost ($199/individual and $375 for two people who share materials).
ISU studies relationship among weight, height, bone health
Researchers in Indiana State University’s College of Nursing, Health and Human Services are looking into whether there may be at least some benefit when young adults, especially women, carry extra pounds.
Session to focus on respiratory disease
In conjunction with Disability Awareness Month, UAP Clinic will host a Respiratory Disease Awareness seminar in Terre Haute on Tuesday featuring guest speaker Dr. Lawrence Dultz, UAP Clinic pulmonologist.
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Those e-cigarettes: Is ‘vaping’ safe or a lot of smoke and mirrors?
On the edge of the SoHo neighborhood downtown, The Henley Vaporium is an intimate hipster hangout with overstuffed chairs, exposed brick, friendly counter help — but no booze. Instead, the proprietors are peddling e-cigarettes, along with bottles of liquid nicotine ready to be plucked from behind a wooden bar and turned into flavorful vapor for a lung hit with a kick that is intended to simulate traditional smoking.
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