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Our new website launches Monday March 30

Our new website launches Monday March 30

A mobile-friendly approach and redesigned class registration system are in store

After months of design, testing, redesign (lather, rinse, repeat), we're nearly there. Please excuse our dust while we button up some details. We'll be back up and running Monday morning March 30.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015/Author: Janice Branham/Number of views (66)/Comments (-)/
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Forming healthy habits

Forming healthy habits

Developing some new habits can benefit your family's nutrition and budget

Here are some easy ways to improve the nutrition picture in your home - and help with your food budget.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (25)/Comments (-)/
Categories: HealthHome page
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Women of the founding era: part 2

Women of the founding era: part 2

Guest blogger Joan Musbach shares more about the changing status of women during American Revolution

To effectively boycott the import of English goods like tea and cloth, the Founding Fathers needed buy-in from the women who were running their households. Fortunately, most women agreed with the need to put an end to unfair taxation.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (68)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Lifelong learning
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Women of the founding era: "remembering the ladies"

Women of the founding era: "remembering the ladies"

Guest blogger Joan Musbach provides context for role of women during the American Revolution

During the Founding Era, a woman's role was limited to home, hearth and husband, but things were things were starting to change.
Monday, March 09, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (106)/Comments (-)/
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Ending childhood obesity requires collective efforts

Ending childhood obesity requires collective efforts

CATCH Healthy Habits making strides with intergenerational solution

Childhood obesity is a serious problem, but many are working toward solutions that result in better lifestyle choices.
Friday, March 06, 2015/Author: Peter Holtgrave/Number of views (170)/Comments (-)/
Categories: HealthVolunteering
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Get Pumped!

Get Pumped!

Guest blogger Dana Klassen shows how getting pumped can feel great

High blood pressure makes you tired and it can be deadly. Taking the right steps toward better health makes a person look and feel better.
Thursday, March 05, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (137)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Health
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Protecting Ourselves From Fraud

Protecting Ourselves From Fraud

Keeping track of sensitive financial information is the best safeguard

There are some easy ways to reduce your chances of being a victim of fraud.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015/Author: Anne Heinrich/Number of views (221)/Comments (-)/
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Healthy mouth, healthy body

Healthy mouth, healthy body

Taking care of your dental health is important at all stages of life

Staying on top of dental care and oral hygiene is an important piece of the health puzzle, especially as we age.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015/Author: Michele Dinman/Number of views (195)/Comments (-)/
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Annie Malone: Historic Jewel

Annie Malone: Historic Jewel

Guest blogger Linda Nance shares the inspiring story of a Annie Malone

 
Friday, February 20, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (464)/Comments (-)/
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Creating communities that all generations can call home is worth the effort

Creating communities that all generations can call home is worth the effort

Greater Richmond Region recognized for intergenerational focus

Guest blogger Sara Link shares the good things that happen when a community strives to meet the needs and celebrate the strengths of people of all ages.
Friday, February 20, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (234)/Comments (-)/
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Dark chocolate, red wine and your health

Dark chocolate, red wine and your health

Guest blogger Vicky Newman reveals why these treats are good for your heart

Have you heard that red wine and dark chocolate are good for you? Find out why.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (591)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Health
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Facebook adds legacy contact feature to accounts

Facebook adds legacy contact feature to accounts

What happens to your account when you die? Now you have a choice.

What happens to your digital history when you die? Should your presence be erased or should you grant access to someone to handle—and perhaps clean up—your online social media accounts? Facebook's new legacy contact feature lets you choose someone to have limited access to your account after death to memorialize your account.
Monday, February 16, 2015/Author: Ken Charvoz/Number of views (148)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Technology
Changing things up on Valentine's Day good for your heart

Changing things up on Valentine's Day good for your heart

Wellness with Cindy

Valentine's Day doesn't have to mean expensive chocolates and flowers. Getting creative can be more fun, even healthy.
Friday, February 13, 2015/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (422)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Savvy Living
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Diabetes, the heart and the trifecta of health

Diabetes, the heart and the trifecta of health

The connection between diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes and heart disease are definitely connected, but with healthy choices, they don't have to be.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015/Author: Juliet/Number of views (444)/Comments (-)/
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iPhone and iWatch to pair with implantable diabetes sensor

iPhone and iWatch to pair with implantable diabetes sensor

Continuous readings on a device you might already carry are in the near future

Medical device maker Dexcom is working on an app to pair their implantable glucose sensor with the iPhone and iWatch to display glucose trending.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015/Author: Ken Charvoz/Number of views (396)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Technology
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