Tag: Living Well Committee

Inflammation: Friend or Foe? Part 2

Tracy Cook, NP-C Last month we talked about foods that cause inflammation and this month we will discuss the top ten foods to eat that help with inflammation. Remember to add to your daily diet if inflammation to joints, heart disease or weight are a problem for you. Berries: Berries contain a class of antioxidants called…

Robson Ranch Health Fair recap

  Shelbi Berg, Activities Director Thank you for attending the 14th annual Robson Ranch Living Well Health Fair. There were almost 600 residents that attended this event. We hope that you were able to visit all 100 vendors between the Clubhouse and Sports Club gym that took their time to be with us at the…

Living Well Pain Management Lecture recap

  Elaine Kushmaul On February 7 Living Well at Robson Ranch started its series of Health Seminars for 2018. The subject was pain management of the back and neck through non-surgical treatments. Over 60 residents filled the room to hear Dr. Jennifer Zahn lecture. Dr. Zahn has a broad background of study and practice including…

2 Your Health: Exercise for the active adult

  Mary L. Sherwood, Family Nurse Practitioner Moderate physical activity is good for people of all ages and ability levels. The benefits of older active adults who exercise regularly far outweigh the risks. Even elderly people with chronic illnesses can exercise safely. Studies have shown that many medical conditions are improved with exercise, including Alzheimer’s…

2 Your Health: Is my food safe?

  Angela K. Daniels, RD, LDN (registered dietitian) It is late in the evening with no time to cook and you have not eaten supper. As you gaze at your leftovers in the refrigerator, you wonder if they are still okay to eat. Your concern of getting a foodborne illness is warranted as far too…

What are your numbers?

  Tracy Cook, NP-C February is Heart Health Awareness Month and Living Well Committee here at Robson Ranch sponsors a monthly blood pressure check the first Thursday of each month. High blood pressure can affect anyone. What causes high blood pressure? Your genes, your weight, your physical activity or the stress in your life. When…

How you can save your life

  Tracy Cook, Nurse Practitioner Did you know that coronary heart disease is the nation’s single leading cause of death for both men and women? Fifty percent of sudden cardiac death victims and 80% of stroke victims have NO symptoms. That is pretty scary to think about. But wait, you say I live at Robson…

Turkey Trot 2017 Another Success

  Judy Ondina This past Thanksgiving morn met many with the briskness of winter approaching. However, it did not dampen the spirits of over 120 participants and volunteers in the fourth annual Turkey Trot. Folks gathered around 8:30 a.m. along with many four-legged friends who anxiously awaited the start of this year’s three-mile walk/run. Smiles…

Chocolate chip cookies and Pat Sherman

Marie Milleage If you attended any of the Living Well seminars you were greeted by Pat Sherman, Vice President of Business Development at DATCU Credit Union. A native of Denton, Pat joined DATCU in November 2005 and over several years has continued to make a difference in Denton while receiving admirable recognition for her membership…