Twin Falls Senior Center

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Caregiving for the Elderly During Pandemic

By Shawna Wasko, M.OLP PI/Nutrition Contracts Mgr. Both of my parents have COPD. Both are exceedingly frail. They still live on their own, and up until now I visited often. But during this crisis I honestly can’t remember the last time I saw them, spent time with them eating or watching TV, or even just hugged them. I shop for…

May 2020 Director’s Note

By Jeanette M. Roe, Executive Director What does “Uncharted waters” mean? The dictionary definition says, If you’re in uncharted waters, you are in a situation that is unfamiliar to you, that you have no experience of and don’t know what might happen. I guess this would describe all of our lives since March 16, 2020. I believe no words can…

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…