Tag: Living Well Committee

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…

The Turkeys Are Coming!

Judy Ondina The Living Well committee sponsored annual Robson Ranch Turkey Trot is approaching! This year the event will take place on November 23, Thanksgiving morning. It is an event for the whole family: kids, grandkids, neighbors and pets. The starting time is 9:00 a.m. so plan to gather in front of the clubhouse by…

Living Well continues balance workshops

Marie Milleage In June 14 residents received certificates for completing the second workshop in the “Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls” series. The evidence-based program, sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas, was developed by a grant from the Maine Administration on Aging and used and adapted by permission of…

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…