Older Americans Month – Nutrition and Mental Health Tips

May is Older Americans Month and this year the theme is Connect, Create, Contribute. How can we eat for our mental health? As part of connecting, eating around friends or in social situations can boost mental health just by enjoying the company around you, as well as eating a variety of foods and incorporating exciting and delicious meals to the mix.

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It’s Nothing To Be Ashamed Of

With temperatures near freezing, Beverly sits in her car waiting for her turn in line to come.

Although it’s early December, she’s not waiting for a retailer to open or a special item to go on sale. She’s waiting for her chance to get a box of free food from Oasis, an emergency food pantry in Caldwell.

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Senior hunger in Idaho – R.W.’s story

R.W. hasn’t asked for help much in his 85 years. From the time he joined the workforce as a Kentucky farmer around 1950 to his final retirement in Boise in 2010, he was self-employed – aside from a 10-year stint in the Navy during the Korean War. “I’ve done everything,” R.W. said of his career […]

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