Tag: Active and Healthy Lifestyle

  • BBC News – Mediterranean diet keeps people ‘genetically young’

    … and it is delicious! Following a Mediterranean diet might be a recipe for a long life because it appears to keep people genetically younger, say US researchers. Its mix of vegetables, olive oil, fresh fish and fruits may stop our DNA code from scrambling as we age, according to a study in the British […]

  • CHASING LIFE – Better Eating for Active, Healthy Longevity – Senior Center – Nov 4

    CHASING LIFE Tuesday, November 4, 10:00-11:30am Sponsored by UVA Health System “Better Eating for Active, Healthy Longevity”, with Cynthia Moore, MS, RD, CDE, Clinical Dietician with UVa Health System. Cynthia offers the top 10 strategies for enjoying food, beverages, and savoring a long life. She will explore some of the research and tactics that help people […]

  • Active Aging Week – Senior Center – September 21-27

    ACTIVE AGING WEEK Sunday, September 21 – Saturday, September 27 This annual health promotion event celebrates adults ages 50 and better as fully participating members of society and promotes the benefits of leading an active, healthier lifestyle. It also highlights the ability of older adults to live well, regardless of age or health condition. The […]

  • OK, Cville, NOW what do you say?

    We recently had friends stop by for a couple of hours during a trip to visit relatives in Richmond. They were amazed that from our small townhome community we were able to walk a block to a supermarket, pharmacy, and other conveniences.  They loved it when we were greeted as if we were family at La Joya, the neighborhood restaurant that […]

  • FEEDING THE BRAIN: FACTS AND FEAST

    FEEDING THE BRAIN:  FACTS AND FEAST Wednesday, August 27, 10:00-11:00 Learn What Foods Sustain the Brain and What’s Killing It! Dr. Brian Prax presents the third of his Brain-Based Therapy workshops. Accounting for only 2% of your body weight and taking up to 20% of all energy available, the brain is an amazing machine that […]

  • EVENING FRONT DESK VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Senior Center

    EVENING FRONT DESK VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Do you enjoy meeting people? The Center is looking for evening Front Desk Volunteers that provide excellent customer service, communicate well, and serve as a resource for all who visit the Senior Center. Position times available: Tuesday and Thursday 4:30 – 8:30 pm. Please contact Kimberly to be part of the […]