VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR FRIENDS OF THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR FRIENDS OF THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY Looking for a way to make a difference in the community you love? Volunteers are needed to maintain and preserve the 469 miles of the Parkway. Positions are available at several visitor centers, along with demonstrators for “mountain homesteading” skills. You can also start a chapter…
Charlottesville – the perfect PLACE to stay active as you age
We have so many opportunities right here in Charlottesville to stay active and engaged! Many retirees-to-be now look forward to spending the next 20 or more years actively engaged in living. Here are some activities retirees dedicated to active aging may enjoy: … Continue reading … 5 Ways to Stay Active as You Age –…
Happiest Cities in America – Charlottesville is our PLACE!
Well, I am not surprised! Charlottesville, Virginia, is the happiest city in America, according to the study. via Happiest Cities in America – Unhappiest Cities in America – Good Housekeeping.
City planners are increasingly aware of health benefits of clean, living landscapes.
I am pleased to see all the new initiatives from the City of Charlottesville that will encourage all of us to get engaged! Today, the design buzzwords are all about connectivity, linear parks and “complete streets”— with shared space for walking, biking and ready access to transit. Urban planners are working hard to invert the…
Caffeine and a healthy diet may boost memory, thinking skills
Caffeine and a healthy diet may boost memory, thinking skills; alcohol’s effect uncertain POSTED JUNE 18, 2014, 2:54 PM Stephanie Watson, Executive Editor, Harvard Women’s Health Watch I’m not much use behind the keyboard until I’ve had my morning cup of coffee. And I’m far from the only American who needs a little java jolt…
Head on down to the City Market to stock up on ingredients for this healthy Mediterranean Diet
Mediterranean Diet for Better Health People who live in the Mediterranean region (the 16 countries that border the Mediterranean Sea) have historically enjoyed a higher life expectancy and lower rates of heart disease. What’s their secret? Continue reading … Mediterranean Diet for Better Health — University of Virginia Health System – Live Red.