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Beans, Peas & Lentils

By SIEW GUAN LEE, MS, RD – Univ. of Idaho Extension Beans, peas, and lentils are the mature forms of legumes that provide many health benefits. There are many varieties including kidney beans, pinto beans, black beans, lima beans, black-eyed peas, garbanzo beans (chickpeas), split peas and lentils. They are available in both dry and canned forms that are nutritious…

April is National Volunteer Month

5 REASONS Volunteerism is Great for Seniors As a volunteer, retirement can afford you the chance to work on a project or issue that is important to you – simply for the passion of it, rather than for a paycheck. Seniors have a unique set of skills and knowledge to offer as volunteers: a life-time of experience can help you…

April 2020 Director’s Note

By Jeanette M. Roe, Executive Director As the Executive Director of the Twin Falls Senior Center, I would like the public to know that we are here to serve your Senior family member(s) or neighbor. We want you to remain safe in your home with minimum contact without fear, lack of proper daily nutrition, and basic supplies. The Center closed…

TFSC Closing – Important Info!

Further Evidence that Controlling High Blood Pressure Can Reduce Dementia & Alzheimers Risk

by Shawna Wasko, M.OLP PI/Nutrition Contacts Mgr. A study supported by the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation and the NIA Intramural Research Program, published in Lancet Neurology, showed that there is more evidence that controlling high blood pressure can reduce dementia, Alzheimer’s risk. The article stated that a global team of scientists cross-referenced data from six large, longitudinal studies that tracked…