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Better Kitchen Practices Will Help Reduce The Risk Of Food Borne Illnesses
2013-07-17 11:43:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Hoping to find a way to reduce the impact of food-borne diseases, researchers from the University of Hertfordshire have prepared a study analyzing what types of things people do in their kitchens and why. The authors are hoping that the report, which was commissioned by the UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA), will provide detailed insight into the methods used to prepare food in the home, and how those practices could contribute to...

2013-07-13 23:03:55

Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services in Contra Costa County, CA needs volunteer drivers to deliver food in East County. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 Rocked by $100,000 funding cuts by government sequestration for the coming fiscal year, Meals on Wheels is still providing the much needed services by seniors. The need to fill 10 open routes is immediate so the program can continue to provide the delivery of hot, nutritious meals. “We are the safety net for so many of...

2013-05-28 23:21:11

Tabitha, your answer for Elder Care, recently hosted a Rockstar celebration to honor those who have given extraordinarily in the pursuit of outstanding, compassionate care for southeast Nebraska Elders. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Tabitha, your answer for Elder Care, recently honored a select group of supporters who have given extraordinarily in the pursuit of outstanding, compassionate care for southeast Nebraska Elders. Those organizations and individuals were recognized at...

2013-05-24 23:14:28

For the second consecutive year, Tabitha teamed up with Runza® to treat Meals on Wheels clients to a special restaurant meal, delivered right to their door. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 For the second consecutive year, Tabitha teamed up with Runza® Restaurants and Braeda Fresh Express Café to treat Tabitha Meals on Wheels clients to a special restaurant meal, delivered right to their door. More than 400 meal recipients recently enjoyed a Runza Sandwich and fresh-baked...

2013-05-16 23:22:50

There are now more Americans age 65 and older than at any other time in U.S. Mom's Meals offers tips on how to serve those who have served so well. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 There are now more Americans age 65 and older than at any other time in U.S. history. According to a Census Bureau report, in 2010, there were 40.3 million people age 65 and older, up 5.3 percent from 35 million in 2000, and just 3.1 million back in 1900. This growing number includes parents, grandparents, and...

2013-05-15 23:30:53

Cheryl Nickerson, long-time development specialist, has been hired by Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services to help raise money for the organization hit hard by congressional budget cuts. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services of Contra Costa County has been hit hard by sequestration and the economy. The only county-wide organization helping seniors with seven programs has hired a Director of Development. Cheryl Nickerson, the new Director...

2013-01-03 05:01:25

The holidays are a time for everyone to be together, but what happens when the holidays are over, and elderly loved ones are left home alone? Meal delivery services, like Mom's Meals, may be the perfect after-Christmas gift. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 “Home Alone.” The movie title alone can conjure up a wry smile when we think of the youngster left home alone by mistake when his family leaves for a Christmas vacation. But that phrase takes on new meaning when the...

Delivering Meals To Seniors Keeps Them In Their Homes
2012-12-04 13:44:19

Brown University Many older adults need only a little support to stay in their homes, but when that isn´t available they can end up in an expensive nursing home where they don´t need most of the available services. According to a new study, states that invest more in delivering meals to seniors´ homes have lower rates of such “low-care” seniors in nursing homes, after adjusting for several other factors. The more states spend on home-delivered meals under the...


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