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Recipe Corner: Chocolate Cake

October 2, 2017 — Ingredients 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate squares 1/2 cup water 3/4 cup butter 2 1/2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup water Directions Melt chocolate and 1/2 cup water together (can be done in microwave if you are careful not to burn it) and... Read More

Oral Hygiene: Beyond that Good Smile and Fresh Breath

October 2, 2017 — Oral hygiene is very important, as we have been told since we were young. In fact, brushing our teeth and gargling were usually among the first practices many of us were taught as kids. Most of us probably learned how to brush our teeth well before we could utter words clearly or speak straight. If... Read More

Oct. 28 is National Chocolate Day

October 2, 2017 — If you always like to accompany your cup of coffee with a chocolate cookie or other chocolate-based treat, you should probably be familiar with at least its three main categories: Most notably used for cooking, Dark Chocolate can contain anything from 30% to 75% cocoa solids. It has a slightly sweet, slightly bitter flavor and... Read More

Breast Cancer Awareness and Detection

October 2, 2017 — According to breastcancer.org, “Every three minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer.” Breast cancer is a serious illness that affects a significant population of American women. The good news is that, if detected early, breast cancer can often be successfully treated. Breast cancer occurs when cells in breasts called “tumors”... Read More

Beer Through the Years

September 6, 2017 — Around 10,000 years ago, somebody let a primordial barley and hop concoction stand long enough for it to ferment. The result not only made anonymous history, it was the genesis of beer’s own special influence throughout the ages. It was the accepted practice in Babylonia, as early as 4000 years ago, that for a month... Read More

Learn How To Ease The Aging Process

September 6, 2017 — Aging doesn’t have to drag you down! Use these tips to get a better edge on aging with grace. Learn all you can about your health. Learn about what aging does to the body, what things you can fix and what will happen as you get older. Knowing this information allows you to take charge... Read More

Senior Fitness

September 6, 2017 — Staying fit and mobile plays a large role in senior health. Naturally, our bodies change, but we don’t want them becoming immobile! Here are some tips to make your senior years more enjoyable and fit. Continue doing your daily living tasks as much as possible. Taking a bath, even if it’s just a sponge bath,... Read More

Cholesterol Education Month

September 6, 2017 — You’ll often hear cholesterol referred to as either good cholesterol or bad cholesterol. LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) carries cholesterol through the bloodstream, dropping it off where it’s needed for cell building and leaving behind any unused residue as plaque on the walls of the arteries. HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol) picks up the cholesterol which has... Read More

Oktoberfest begins Saturday, September 16th

September 6, 2017 — The Oktoberfest festival celebrates Bavarian Beer and lasts for several weeks each year starting in September and ending in October. The tradition is nearly 200 years old and is probably one of the world’s great seasonal festivals. It is held every fall in Munich, Bavaria, and in other locations around the world. Festival events include... Read More

The History of Grandparents Day

September 6, 2017 — National Grandparents Day is celebrated on September 10, 2017, but do you know where the holiday originated from? Marian McQuade first brainstormed the idea of honoring the elderly with a “Grandparents Day,” which later became a nationally recognized holiday in 1978. McQuade, the original founder of Grandparents Day, was the mother to 15 children, grandmother... Read More