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BUILDING A TRAUMA-INFORMED COMMUNITY

Exposure to violence and trauma can have lifelong affects on children’s health and wellness and their academic accomplishments. Sharyl Kato, founder and director of the Rainbow Project, describes how she is seeing multiple layers of trauma expand to new arenas such as school shootings or the fear of them, affecting schools, families and communities.  Creating a… Read more »

DISCOVERING THE KEY TO WORLD FOOD PRESERVATION

One way to have enough food to meet the needs of the world is to grow more. Another is to preserve more of the food we grow. Until Philip Nelson, PhD, food scientist and professor emeritus at Purdue University stepped forward, food preservation was a challenge. With a family background in tomato farming and canning in… Read more »

PLANNING AHEAD FOR CARE YOU MAY NEED

When additional care is needed for you or a loved one, what do you need to know to make the right decisions? How do you know when it is time to bring in professional in-home care? How do you know when in-home care is not enough? What levels of assisted care are available, and how… Read more »

TAKING CHARGE OF AN OUT-OF-CONTROL LIFE

Are you feeling tired, sluggish, like your life is controlling you, and that dealing with the day-to-day is overwhelming? If fears, doubts and disappointments are plaguing your life, and you want to find a way out of the negativity that encircles you, then this program is for you.  Nancy Depcik, professional speaker, coach, and inspiration for others through… Read more »

SWEETS FOR THE HEART! BAKING WITH VEGETABLES

Sweets for the heart take center stage as we approach Valentine’s Day. Here’s an idea for how to appeal to the heart and promote heart health at the same time: bake with vegetables!  “Eat your vegetables,” takes on a whole new flavor if you follow the recipes contained in Le Cordon Bleu pastry chef Rose… Read more »