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  • Community News for Windsor Locks edition

    "Walk for Nutmeg Senior Rides" raises more than $19,000 WINDSOR LOCKS - Nutmeg Senior Rides Annual "Walk for Nutmeg Senior Rides" netted over $19,000. Proceeds from the event are used to provide door-through-door service for seniors and the visually...
  • Orlando Senior Home Health Care: Research May Influence Seniors and Middle-Aged Adults Into Changing Their Diets, If They Haven't Already

    The more we read about diet influencing overall health, the more we want to start making nutritional adjustments and dietary changes. Recent publications about how tree nuts, olive oil, and blueberries benefit cognition and improve cardiovascular health...
  • Window onto ailments: First database of brain-cell types released

    SEATTLE, Three years ago, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen doubled down on brain research, luring some of the nation's top experts to Seattle and pledging an additional $300 million to study the world's most complex organ at a level of detail never...
  • John Lo Schiavo dies at 90; USF president terminated basketball program

    John Lo Schiavo dies at 90; USF president terminated basketball program
    When Queen Elizabeth II stopped in San Francisco on a U.S. tour in 1983, a tall, affable Jesuit priest stood in the receiving line to greet her at a formal event. Father John Lo Schiavo, then president of the University of San Francisco, told the...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    FACES spaces CANTERBURY - The Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale (FACES) at the Finnish Hall, 76 North Canterbury Road, will be on Saturday, Oct. 3., at 9:30 a.m. This is an event listed in The Last Green Valley's Walktober calendar. A call for...
  • In Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester, every day is an ongoing Katrina

    BALTIMORE On a recent sunny afternoon, a horse dragging a wooden cart laden with fruit and vegetables plodded through Sandtown-Winchester, which is not so much a neighborhood as the ruins of one, a warren of boarded-up houses and drug markets that have...
  • Marijuana pills fail to ease dementia symptoms

    Marijuana pills fail to ease dementia symptoms
    Pills containing an extract of marijuana do not significantly ease some of dementia's most difficult symptoms, including agitation, aggression and nighttime wandering, says the largest-ever study testing the safety and effectiveness of...
  • Orlando In-Home Senior Care: How to Help Seniors Reduce Heat-Related Health Risks

      Factors that Contribute to Heat-Related Illnesses; Tips to Help Lower Risks   Staying inside a parked car with the windows rolled up when the outdoor temperature is 95°F could end up being more than just a hot mess... Recently, I stayed inside my...
  • State fires back at former John Goodman juror Dennis DeMartin

    State fires back at former John Goodman juror Dennis DeMartin
    The battle over former juror Dennis DeMartin's criminal contempt charges continued this week, as attorneys for the state argued he should finish his jail sentence for misconduct in the John Goodman DUI manslaughter, failure to render aid case. DeMartin,...
  • Senior In-Home Health Care: Encourage Seniors With Medical Conditions to Sign Up for Special Needs Shelter Programs

    Do you know where to go in case of a weather emergency or local disaster? Planning ahead of a hurricane or weather emergency makes for a less stressful transition for seniors who may need to evacuate to a special needs shelter. In fact, knowing what...
  • Elisabeth Bing dies at 100; promoted Lamaze childbirth method in U.S.

    For much of the 20th century, the childbirth process in this country didn't invite a lot of active participation from parents. Mothers in labor were given heavy doses of drugs, and fathers were banished to waiting rooms. In the 1950s, physical therapist...