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Bring the Vote Home

From the Pennsylvania Homecare Association More than 575,000 people receive in-home care in Pennsylvania. Homecare professionals make a difference in their lives every day, and now we have the opportunity to help make the voices heard by voting on Election Day. What is Bring the Vote Home? The Pennsylvania Homecare Association is participating in Bring… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Creamy Cheesy Macaroni

From Everyday Health Ingredients • 1 package (14.5 ounces) whole-wheat elbow macaroni • 1 1/2 cups fat-free cottage cheese • 2 tablespoon canola oil • 1/2 cup flour • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder • 2 cups skim milk • 2 cups reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded • 2 cups… Read more »

Caregivers in the Garden

From Approved Senior Network, written by Brenda Funk It’s summer and that means gardening season is underway. For those who want to garden and grow their plant seedlings, they would have had to get their garden planted by now. For those who are planning to go to a nursery to pick up tomato plants, cucumber… Read more »

PA Governor’s Budget for Pennsylvanians with Disabilities

From The Arc, Scranton PA On February 9, Governor Wolf proposed a $33.3 billion budget for fiscal year 2016-2017. This is a 10.89% increase compared to the $30.03 final 2015-2016 budget. The General Assembly is currently creating their own budget proposal for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. After it is formally introduced and shared with the… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Egg Thread Soup With Asparagus

From Everyday Health SERVINGS: 8   |  TOTAL TIME: 20 min Ingredients 8 cup(s) broth, chicken, less sodium or homemade chicken broth, fat skimmed 1/2 cup(s) pasta, alphabet, or stars, or pastina 12 ounce(s) asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch diagonal pieces, (2 cups) 4 large egg(s) 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt, (optional) Instructions 1. Bring broth to a… Read more »

10 Ways Seniors Can Boost Their Well-Being

From Everyday Health, By Diana Rodriguez , Reviewed by Pat F. Bass, III, MD, MPH A challenged brain is a happy brain. So when the kids are grown and you’ve retired from your job, you could find yourself struggling a bit to stay busy and engaged, and you might feel depressed. You wouldn’t be alone. The National Alliance on Mental Illness says that more… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Crab Quesadillas

From Everyday Health SERVINGS: 4   |  TOTAL TIME: 19 min Ingredients 1 cup(s) cheese, cheddar, sharp, reduced-fat, shredded 2 ounce(s) cream cheese, reduced-fat, softened 4 medium scallion(s) (green onions) chopped 1/2 medium pepper(s), red, bell, finely chopped 1/3 cup(s) cilantro, fresh, chopped 2 tablespoon pepper(s), jalapenos, pickled, chopped 1 teaspoon orange peel (zest), grated 1 tablespoon orange juice 8 ounce(s) crabmeat, pasturized, drained… Read more »

Q & A: Medicare for Workers over Age 65

From, Written by Patricia Barry Medicare’s 50th anniversary on July 30 celebrates the enduring popularity of a program that has transformed health security for older and disabled Americans. Medicare has protected many millions from poor health, premature death and medical bankruptcy, as was the hope when President Lyndon Johnson signed the program into law in 1965.   But… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Carmelized Onion and White Bean Flatbread

From Everyday Health SERVINGS: 6   |  TOTAL TIME: 55 min Ingredients 3 tablespoon oil, olive, extra-virgin 1 large onion(s) thinly sliced lengthwise 1/4 teaspoon salt 20 ounce(s) pizza dough, whole wheat thawed if frozen 2 tablespoon oregano, fresh, minced 1/2 teaspoon pepper, black ground 15 ounce(s) beans, white, rinsed 3 tablespoon water 2 teaspoon vinegar, white wine 2 tomato(es), plum, thinly sliced… Read more »

Springtime Is Garden Time

From Blue Cross Blue Shield If you are allergic to pollen and plants, take steps to make your gardening days more pleasant. Start by choosing plants that are low pollen producers, including colorful blooms like roses, impatiens, and petunias. Avoid plants with small, off-white to greenish flowers. They tend to cause more allergies. Use nonallergenic… Read more »