Tag: Living Well Committee

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…

Friends of a Feather, Trot well Together

Jackie Killingsworth and group of friends warming up with the chicken/turkey dance

This past Thanksgiving morn met many with the briskness of winter approaching. However, it did not dampen the spirits of over 200 participants and volunteers in the third annual Turkey Trot. Folks gathered around 8:00 a.m. along with many four-legged friends who anxiously awaited the start of this year’s three-mile walk/run. Smiles and laughter were…

Chronic Illness workshop

Scott and Lynne Barringer Robson Ranch’s Living Well Committee provided the opportunity for a six-week, three hours weekly, Chronic Illness Workshop in late September through early November. Some attendees had chronic illnesses, and other participants learned more about making better health choices. Laurie Long, PhD and Eboni Palmer, workshop leaders, provided tips on functioning better…

Everyone’s a champion at the Olympic Games

Vicki Baker Why do we assume that getting older means losing stamina and energy? The Living Well Olympic athletics may never appear on a box of Wheaties, but they truly inspired us. They competed and showed that instead of slowing down they were invigorated, active and still had a spring in their step, even if…

Medicare Open Enrollment seminar

Lynne Barringer On Wednesday, October 26, Robson Ranch residents attended an informative and timely seminar on Medicare given by Jackie Hixson. The 2017 Medicare coverage open enrollment is from October 15 to December 7, 2016. During the annual enrollment period you can switch from Original Medicare to Medicare Advantage, or vice versa, from one Medicare…

Get your flu shots here

Great news! Flu shots and other vaccinations will be available six times this year for the convenience of Robson Ranch residents. The same company who has provided flu shots for the past several years, On-Site Health Services/Super Value Pharmacy, will be offering a variety of vaccinations again at the Robson Ranch Clubhouse on the following…

Living Well presentation about vertigo

Marie Milleage The presentation in July by Doug Soell provided residents with a clear understanding about vertigo, dizziness and other balance problems. Many program attendees agreed that dizziness affected them at one time or another whether at home, during sports activities or at other locations. Doug shared that 90 million Americans seek care because of…