Twin Falls Senior Center

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Storing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

For Best Flavor & Quality By Siew Guan Lee, MS, RD, University of Idaho Extension In 2010, an estimated 31% or 133 billion pounds of food was thrown out at the retailer and consumer levels in the United States, equating to almost $162 billion (Buzby, Wells & Hyman, 2014). The average amount of food loss per American was 59 pounds…

August 2020 Director’s Note

By Jeanette Roe, Executive Director As the Senior Center considers reopening, congregate members will need to know what new measures the Center is taking to protect your health and safety. Having high standards and communicating them effectively makes our members feel comfortable when deciding whether to come to eat and socialize at the Center. A new normal for the Center…

July 2020 Director’s Note

By Jeanette M. Roe, Executive Director While dealing with the daily operations of the Center and the reality of COVID-19 over the past two months I have learned that no one likes to deal with disruptions to their daily lives especially when it comes to being around their family and friends. The most often asked question I have stressed over…

Alzheimers – A New Type of Diabetes?

By Shawna Wasko, M.OLP PI/Nutrition Contracts Manager I find myself eating my way through COVID-19. Chocolate has suddenly become irresistible, and if it’s covering a nut you better get out of my way. Weight for many during this time is becoming a problem. Many are bored at home and going on vacation can’t be done right now. Where would we…

June 2020 Director’s Note

by Jeanette Roe, Director Life consists of experiences, challenges, and achievements; all of which are building blocks that essentially create one’s path to success. In one’s lifetime, they can experience tough and difficult challenges. Sometimes these challenges become unbearable, especially when the odds are against you. However, going against all odds is something everyone is capable of doing, and to…