During the recent Whale of a Run race in Silverdale, which benefitted Meals on Wheels, one runner stood out from the others. Lexi Sittser, 16, had the word “Survivor” and the name “Cheryl Steele” written in blue letters on her jersey. An avid runner, Sittser had run her best race that day. She wasn’t just running for Kitsap Physical Therapy & Sports Clinics, one of the Whale of a Run sponsors. She was running for a family friend. “Cheryl Steele survived cancer,” she explains.
Tinnitus is the perception of a sound that has no external source. Some of the more common sounds reported are: ringing, humming, buzzing, and cricket-like. It can also be a combination of sounds, and for many, the sound of their tinnitus actually changes. It can be constant or intermittent and is heard in one ear, both ears or in the head. Tinnitus is not a 'phantom sound'. There is real neural activity in your brain that you are hearing as your tinnitus. CAUSES There are m
These hearty, hands-off recipes, all prepared in your trusty slow cooker, are the culinary equivalent of slipping on your favorite fall sweater. Now the trick is to get my kids to eat these soups, as they are a complete me in one dish. The first one I am going to try is #8 the Chicken Potpie Soup. I think that will be a winner. Enjoy! http://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/g2663/slow-cooker-soup-recipes/?slide=1 #soup #crockpot #fallmeals #recipes
Do you have too much stuff? Do you need to start to declutter, downsize and purge. Here's an exciting new option available to you, it's called MaxSold.com. It's an Online, Downsizing Estate Sale Auction. Check out the one coming up this Wednesday 8/9 in Port Townsend. It will give you an idea of how it works. Chances are good that you'll make more money, especially on art and collectibles, than you would at a regular estate sale. Plus, statistics show that 98.5% of the item
During the week of April 23rd, 2017, 14 representatives of the Rotary Club of East Bremerton, WA put this long held motto of Rotary International into action through a project for Hospice Mazatlan, I.A.P. The entire interior of the office for Hospice, Mazatlan, I.A.P was prepped and paint (office is a 2-story house). Additional Storage area was created by enclosing the garage and patio. The current inventor of medical supplies, such as hospital beds, wheel chairs, walkers,
Washington State Falls Prevention Coalition Members Announcement: Washington Older Adult Falls Prevention Survey Release - July 20th, 2017 Summary: Washington State is in the process of developing our first-ever Washington State Action Plan on Older Adult Falls Prevention, and an essential component of this process is the Older Adult Falls Prevention Survey. This online survey will close on August 31st. The purpose of the survey is to gather input from individuals across Wash
For many women, incontinence is a tough subject to broach with their healthcare provider. Some feel embarrassed. Others hesitate because they believe that surgery is their only option. To cope, they typically resign to wearing pads and limiting their activities. “I think it’s hard for them to bring up because it’s a private matter,” said Dr. Anita Alvestad-McIntyre, an obstetrician-gynecologist with Kitsap OBGYN, PLLC. “As practitioners, we try to bring this problem to light.
According to RICP’s 2017 Retirement Literacy Survey, 70 percent of people age 65 and older will need long-term care (LTC) at some point in their lives. And the 82 percent of respondents that feel they will not need LTC may not understand the devastating impact a critical illness can have on both their financial future and their family. "It is extremely hard to put a good retirement plan in place when consumers are not literate about the risks they face, and the misunderstandi