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Small changes can lead to large gains toward better health.

Nutrition, physical activity, and stress management are cornerstones of good health.

No matter what your age, your health is important. The great news is that at any age, you can improve your health.  Often, small steps can make a big difference.

Click on the links below to learn healthy aging tips on the topic of your choice. 

Last, but not least, our recipe of the month is Hearty Barley Soup.  This is a perfect dish as the weather turns cooler.

Recipes Featured in Previous Months:

Rosemary Roasted Almonds
Pumpkin Bundt Cake
Sautéed Spinach with Sesame Seeds
Hearty Barley Soup
Herb-Crusted Baked Cod
Balsamic Corn and Tomato Relish
Salmon Patties with Creamy Dill Sauce
Baked Eggs and Spinach
Tuna and White Bean Salad
Green Onion Dip
Asparagus with Garlic and Lemon
Rigatoni with Kale and Sausage
Easy Greek Salad
Cuban Black Beans
Super Split Pea Soup
Flavorful Green Beans
Harvest Rice
Fudgy Black Bean Brownies
Catfish Stew (small pdf)
Broccoli Slaw with Pear
Sweet & Savory Kale 
Sauteed Apples
Black Bean Brownie
Heart Healthy Cooking for African Americans (very large 3.5 Mb pdf)
Best Bowl of Oatmeal (small pdf)
Blueberry Oatmeal Muffin (small pdf)
Apple Crumble (small pdf)
Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes (small pdf)

Keeping Clean
Proper Hand Washing (medium sized 500KB pdf)
Food Safety - Is In Your Hands (large 2.5MB pdf)

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