Tag: Living Well Committee

Heart health seminar for women

Marie Milleage Over 50 women gathered in June to learn how to maintain a healthy heart. Heart attack symptoms in women differ from those of men. With less likelihood of chest pain, signs in women include neck, jaw, shoulder, upper back or abdominal discomfort of sensations of “heartburn.” Other symptoms may appear in both genders…

Living Well “Man Up” health seminar

Gerald Jones, D.Min. The Living Well Committee of Robson Ranch hosted a health seminar “Man Up” on June 14. Nationwide since 1994 the month of June has been set aside as Men’s Health Month. The Living Well Committee joined with organizations and health educators around our country to provide valuable health information on men’s health.…

Living Well introduces balance workshops

Standing left to right: Thomas Turk, Jean Talley, Linda Zealy, Connie and Gary Chaffee, Birdie Kasner, Grace Ann Gallagher, Doris Lashlee, Marion and John Napurano; kneeling in front: Balance coaches Marie Milleage and Leslie Buell; not shown: Brenda Alford, Diane Johnson, Phyllis Lustgarten, Debbie Niemi

Marie Milleage The “Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls” workshop, evidence-based program, was developed by a grant from the Maine Administration on Aging, used and adapted by permission of Boston University. Congratulations were extended to 14 residents who completed this 16-hour workshop sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas, Department…

Robson Ranch July 4th Celebration Line-up

Get your red, white and blue on and join the fun at the annual 4th of July parade! The heart and soul of our parade is the Robson Ranch residents. Clubs, families and individuals are encouraged to participate. You can enter floats, vintage cars, convertibles, motorcycles, decorated golf carts, mopeds, bikes and wagons or just…

The joys of gardening are bountiful

The Simpson family enjoys their daily visits to their garden boxes.

Judy Ondina Don’t we all enjoy fresh fruits and veggies, especially if you are fortunate enough to be the gardener of these delectable crops? If you have driven near the doggy parks surely you have noticed the box gardens next to the park. These 4 foot by 8 foot plots of dirt are rented by…

Mission Possible: stay informed

Judy Ondina The Living Well Committee sponsors many free seminars throughout the year; perhaps you are not aware of them. They offer many venues to learn about a myriad of health issues, some specific for women and others for men. Additionally most are for the general population of Robson. A recent seminar concentrated on Women’s…

Living Well at Robson Ranch – Medicare made easy

Marie Milleage Jackie Hixson, resident and Medicare Specialist, explained Medicare from A to G with clarification of the various categories. At the March 2017 seminar Jackie included important details about making informed Medicare choices, 2017 changes in Medicare coverage and Advantage and Supplemental plans. Many questions were asked about acceptance of plans, out-of-pocket costs and…

Spring has sprung for the Living Well Walkabout

The walkabout starting line

Vicki Baker Now is the perfect time to get outdoors to spot signs of spring bursting into life. Such was the case for these walkers as they took to the pavement for the monthly Living Well sponsored walkabout. The walkers enjoyed the first signs of spring: a symphony of birds chirping in the trees, daffodils…