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4 Signs Your Mom is at Risk for Rehospitalization

From Approved Senior Network It’s not always easy to determine if your mother is at risk for hospital readmission, especially if you’re not there all the time with her. She may be in her 70s or 80s, perhaps even older than that, but for whatever reason she had been hospitalized, her doctor or team of… Read more »

Farmers Market Vouchers Available in PA

From Lancaster Farming HARRISBURG, Pa. — To remind residents of the importance of consuming nutritious produce, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne signed a joint designation this week in recognition of June as the official start of the Farmers Market Nutrition Program in Pennsylvania. While visiting the Pennsylvania Farmers Open Air Market… Read more »

10 Ways to Love Your Brain

From the Alzheimer’s Association  Growing evidence indicates that people can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by adopting key lifestyle habits. When possible, combine these habits to achieve maximum benefit for the brain and body. Start now. It’s never too late or too early to incorporate healthy habits. Break a sweat. Engage in regular cardiovascular exercise… 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 »

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 »

Recipe of the Week: Cheddar Cornmeal Biscuits With Chives

From Everyday Health Ingredients 1 1/2 cup(s) flour, all-purpose 1/2 cup(s) cornmeal, yellow or white, stone-ground 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper, black ground 1/2 cup(s) cheese, cheddar, shredded extra-sharp 2 tablespoon butter, cold, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 3/4 cup(s) sour cream, reduced-fat 1/4 cup(s) chives, fresh finely chopped 1… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Creamy Cheesy Macaroni

From Everyday Health Love mac n’ cheese, but hate how heavy it leaves you feeling? Here’s a recipe that lets you enjoy this creamy comfort food for a lot less calories and fat. Creamy Cheesy Macaroni — a super easy recipe from the New Mayo Clinic Diet Online – uses a decadent yet light combo of fat-free… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Artichoke and Ripe-Olive Tuna Salad

From Everyday Health This quick and easy recipe is definitely not your average tuna salad!  It’s a tasty, nutrient-packed version that will dazzle your taste buds and cost you only 210 calories per serving. The unique flavor comes from a mix of oregano, lemon juice, and chopped olives, while artichoke hearts add texture as well… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Crispy Taco Shells

From Everyday Health SERVINGS: 6   |  TOTAL TIME: 30 min Ingredients 12 small tortilla(s), corn 6-inch tortillas 1 dash(es) cooking spray canola oil, to coat tortillas 3/4 teaspoon chili powder divided 1/4 teaspoon salt divided Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 375°F. 2. Wrap 4 tortillas in a barely damp cloth or paper towel and microwave on High… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

From Everyday Health Ingredients • 1 box rigatoni (1 lb.) • 4 packets 100% Butternut Squash Green Giant Veggie Blend-Ins • ½ cup low sodium chicken stock • ½ cup reduced fat milk • ½ cup grated white cheddar cheese • 2 tbl. shredded parmesan cheese • Pinch of salt • 1 tsp. black pepper… Read more »