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4 Virtual Fundraising Ideas for Community Centers

Is your community center trying to plan a fundraiser while being mindful of COVID-19 safety protocols? These virtual ideas might help you get started. From Zoom to virtual auction websites, here’s how your community center can stay on track.

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How to Start an Intergenerational Mentoring Program

If you are looking for more ways to encourage intergenerational activity at your community center, consider establishing a mentoring program. Here are some practical benefits and important things to consider as you begin.

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Are Vegan and Vegetarian Diets Healthy at Every Age?

While obesity can be the result of too sedentary a lifestyle, diet plays a role, too. Your community center might be able to make a positive contribution to fighting this epidemic by serving more vegan and vegetarian foods.

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Does Your Center Know About Grants?

Let’s face it, these days, many organizations are hurting financially, and centers are no different. It’s time to start looking outside your normal group of supporters and discovering new ways to keep your offerings going.

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5 Ways to “Sneak in” Fruits and Veggies

As busy moms and dads, it’s sometimes hard to keep up and get much needed nutrition into our active kids. So how do you sneak those servings in while moving at the speed of life and keeping tantrums to a minimum? Here are 5 tips for amping up fruit and veggie eating.

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4 Useful Driving Aids for Older Adults

From a loss of flexibility to slower reflexes, the issue of senior driving can be contentious in many families. Fortunately, there are driving aids that can help keep senior drivers safe behind the wheel of their car.

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A Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

For many, the first sign of St. Patrick’s Day are minty green desserts and corned beef and cabbage extravaganzas. But this well-loved holiday doesn’t always feature true Irish fare. Here are some ideas for an authentic and healthy St. Patrick’s Day menu.

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3 Remedies for Managing Spring Allergies

An itchy nose, watery eyes, painful congestion, and intense sneezing can all be signs you have a seasonal allergy. Allergies can be uncomfortable for people of all ages but can be managed with a little help. Here’s what you should know as you head into the spring allergy season.

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4 Leading Hip Fracture Risks for Older Adults

The risk for losing your life after a hip fracture increases even for adults as young as age 50. From infections to pneumonia, 1 in 3 people who break a hip will die from complications within a year. Here are 4 hip fracture risks for older adults.

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The No Sugar Lifestyle

Whether you choose to go “sugar-free” for a specific period or make it a permanent change to your diet, the health benefits exist. Here are a few essential things to consider before jumping in with your eliminations.

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How to Adopt a Heart-Smart Lifestyle during Retirement

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women worldwide. Experts say it doesn’t have to be this way. Many risk factors that contribute to cardiac diseases can be controlled with a healthy lifestyle. Here are 9 ways you can protect your heart.

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5 Reasons Why Staff Shouldn’t Share the Same Email Account

While we often think the easiest thing to do is just keep one single email address that everyone can access, it’s not the smartest. Here are five reasons why you need dedicated email addresses for your center staff.

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