Health

Hospice provider has “Lights of Love” campaign



November is celebrated annually as National Hospice Month and National Caregivers Month. It is a time to raise awareness of hospice and recognize the work of hospice and palliative care professionals, volunteers and supporters not only across the c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Vegetarians for 37 years & loving it



My wife Deb and I have been vegetarians for more than 37 years. In fact, we both were vegetarians when we met and it’s the only way we have ever cooked in our family and how we raised our children. Though we generally don’t eat fish as a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

SALLYWORLD: NO MORE EXCUSES!

WEEK 8

  GREETINGS AND SALLY SALUTATIONS Well, after jumping on the four various scales in different locations throughout my house and wiggling and jiggling them, I believe I lost 1/2 of a pound. I thought it would be more as I was sick last week, … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: NO MORE EXCUSES!

WEEK 7


  DEAREST HOMETOWN FRIENDS… Well…first off, I stayed the same weight – no up, no down. So, I will accept this. I had a mini setback (again, not making excuses), but, I pulled or tore my hamstring muscle pretty badly which had me limpin&r… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD:

NO MORE EXCUSES!

Editor’s note: No, we didn’t drop Sally’s column! Here is her Week 5 installment from last week, and today’s Week 6! Everyone honk when you see Sally walking off those pounds! – Jean   WEEK 5 Hello Everyon… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

My story: FOUR YEAR SURVIVOR


 October is recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness month and time for Pink Ribbons! It was also time for me to schedule my mammogram and six month oncologist appointment.   My journey began in 2006, when I was diagnosed with breas… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD: WEEK 4

No More eXCUses!


  Well, I have good news and bad news. Good news…I have kept up my physical activites and the long, hard walks continue no matter what. Bad news…I gained weight this week. I prefer not to say the amount. I was crushed. I believe I’… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Presentation on Multiple Sclerosis



VIRGINIA – Dr. Ed Crisostomo, Neurologist, VRMC Clinical Services, will be presenting “An Update on Multiple Sclerosis” on Monday, Nov. 1, from 5-6 p.m. in the VRMC McMillan Auditorium. The first half of the presentation will focus on MS… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

SALLYWORLD begins:

No MorE EXCUsEs!

Watch me get in shape every week. Follow my progress. This is the before picture. Editor’s note: When I saw Sally post a “before” picture of herself on Facebook and declare that she was going to publicly share her personal crus… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

It’s for the residents

Building a foundation at St. Michael’s


  Having access to skilled nursing facilities is important in all communities. While everyone hopes to stay in their own home and remain independent, it is not always possible. Assisted-living facilities are the answer for many, but some people… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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