Meals on Wheels for Seniors

Did you know that Senior Services offers a Meals on Wheels service? Eligibility for home delivered meals is based on people who meet the criteria of being 60 or older, unable to cook for themselves, lack someone to cook for them, and confined to their home with the inability to get out on their own. Those who qualify may help support the program by voluntary donations. The recommended amount is $3-$6 depending on your ability to pay. People who do not qualify may still receive home … [Read more...]

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Oil Pulling Craze

According to the masses on the internet, Coconut oil can transform your dental health. At this point, what can't coconut oil do? Is it too good to be true? While we don't have all the answers we do see many articles online with testimonies of this magical idea - oil pulling. What is it? An ancient remedy that consists of swishing coconut oil in your mouth for at least 15 minutes. The main benefit of doing this is that it reduces the amount of harmful bacteria in the mouth. There are hundreds … [Read more...]

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Omega 3s and Your Health

The following is an excerpt from Dr. Eric Z: "Both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are important components of a healthy diet, but where we go wrong is in the kinds of fats we choose and the ratio in which we consume them. Making the best sources of omega 3 and other omegas a priority in the diet can improve health throughout the whole body. While the fat-free fad has seemed to slow for now, “low-fat” is still considered a positive attribute. For the last several decades, fat has gotten a … [Read more...]

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Doterra Essential Oils

Essential oils can be a great natural alternative to traditional over-the-counter medicines, cleaning supplies, and air fresheners. Doterra has become one of the nation's most reputable EO brand, with transparency in their sourcing and production. If you're curious about stepping into the world of Essential oils, here is our list of "beginner oils". Lemon Oil Smells awesome! Put a few drops in a spray bottle and polish wood, disinfect surfaces, and freshen the air! Put a couple … [Read more...]

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Get Out of My Hair: Toxins in Personal Care

August 4 Get Out of My Hair: Toxins in Personal Care Come find out about the chemicals in personal care products like lotion, deodorant, shampoo, and hair dye. Join Thurston County Environmental Health to learn more about the health and environmental concerns from these everyday products, how to read labels, helpful websites, and safer alternatives. You’ll get to make an all-natural lip balm to take home! Presentation starts at 2 pm and is best for ages 11 and up. Related activities all day. … [Read more...]

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