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Support for Caregivers

Are you caring for a family member or friend who has Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia? Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed?  We invite you to come to our monthly Caregivers Support Group, where you’ll be in the company of others who share your same ...
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It is the Peak of the Season for Strawberries!

It’s the peak of the strawberry season in Georgia. Try this delicious vinaigrette that features those sweet red berries found in grocery stores and farmers’ markets everywhere: Strawberry Vinaigrette Dressing Ingredients: 1/3 cup mashed Georgia strawberries 1/2 cup olive oil 5 Tbsp Balsamic vinegar 3 ...
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Shop Locally and “Go Further With Food”

Shopping locally can be a great way to add healthful foods to your diet while conserving natural resources. That's why the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to "Go Further with Food" by choosing foods that are healthful to the environment and their bodies ...
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Apple Brownies

It’s apple season in Georgia!  September is the perfect time to make a day trip to one of north Georgia’s orchards to buy a bag or a bushel or pick your own, or to find Georgia grown varieties of apples at your local farm stand ...
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Make Your Health Part of Your Emergency Prep Plan

While many people prepare for a natural disaster by stocking up on essentials like batteries, flashlights and bottled water, they often forget the importance of having a plan in place if a family member gets sick during an emergent weather event. “Those in the path ...
Summer Succotash Salad

Summer Succotash Salad

Try this healthy, delicious recipe for easy summer succotash from Georgia Grown. Ingredients:  8 ears fresh corn (in husks) 1 Vidalia onion 2 cups edamame peas 1-2 cups cherry tomatoes 1 cup olive oil 1/4 cup tarragon Directions:  1. Peel back corn husks halfway and soak corn in cold water for ...
Concerned About Alzheimer’s? It Might Be Hearing Loss Instead

Concerned About Alzheimer’s? It Might Be Hearing Loss Instead

Data from many studies suggest that the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise. However, many of the symptoms associated with early Alzheimer’s disease are the same as those associated with hearing loss. According to a recent study led by Frank R. Lin, M.D., ...
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Georgia Caprese Salad With Lime Vinaigrette

It’s the height of peach season here in Georgia and there’s nothing better than a peach-inspired dish to serve to family and friends or take to a potluck! Stop by your grocery store or local farmers market, pick up some fresh peaches and try this ...
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The Hidden Danger of Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C, a liver disease that results from infection with the hepatitis C virus, is the most common blood-borne infection in the United States today. It is most prevalent in the Baby Boomer generation — those born between 1945 and 1965, many of whom are ...
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