Tag: Living Well Committee

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…

Highlights from Grief Loss Seminar

Marie Milleage The Oxford Dictionary defines “grief” as “intense suffering,” and “loss” as “the feeling of grief after losing someone or something of value.” Merriam-Webster describes “grief” as “a cause of much suffering” and “an unfortunate outcome,” and “loss” as “a person or thing or an amount that is lost.” In an informal and relaxed setting…

Living Well website – did you know?

Gary Chaffee, RRLWC website designer

A plethora of healthy and helpful information is available to Robson Ranchers. The Living Well website is constantly being tweaked and improved due to the diligence and creativity of Gary Chaffee, resident computer/website guru for the Living Well Committee. Explore the website and you will find information on events including monthly blood pressure checks, Doug’s…

The Natural Choice – Doug’s Country Market

Jan Angus takes some sweet treats home.

Judy Ondina, Living Well Committee Reimagining American cuisine involved reviving a very old food-distribution system, the farmer’s market. Chefs, consumers, food producers and small farmers came together marketing to and buying directly from each other. The new farmer’s markets helped create a community of shared values around the quality of food. We are fortunate to…

Living Well Volunteer Fair

Marie R. Milleage Pam Milam, Manager of Volunteer Services, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton, the featured speaker at the January Volunteer Fair presented to a packed audience an inspiring and motivating talk about volunteerism as it benefits recipients and volunteers. She shared a delightful anecdote about a volunteer who is committed to fulfilling her position…

Living Well Walkabout greets Old Man Winter

Walkers making “living well” a part of their monthly routine

Vicki Baker The “burrrrrrr” factor was in full force on a cold, overcast and blustery Saturday morning, but as the morning progressed the clouds cleared and the day was fabulous for the walkabout. The Living Well walkers took to the streets bundled up in coats, scarves and caps. They soon learned nothing gets the feet…