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When It Comes to Exercise, Every Movement Counts

2018-12-12T00:31:16+00:00

When It Comes to Exercise, Every Movement Counts

For many, the phrase physical activity conjures sweaty runs or powerlifting sessions at the gym. But the latest federal guidelines support a much broader definition of what it means to be active: one that includes less obvious pursuits like taking the stairs, raking leaves and even bird-watching.

This article was curated and recommended by Carol Kurtz.

When It Comes to Exercise, Every Movement Counts 2018-12-12T00:31:16+00:00

How Climate Change is Challenging American Health Care

2018-12-08T16:19:26+00:00

How Climate Change Is Challenging American Health Care

Experts say mounting environmental pressures will make people sicker, and that the health-care system will play a major role in averting disaster. Climate change can seem almost too big to fathom.

This important article was curated and recommended by Dr. William Rosenfeld.

How Climate Change is Challenging American Health Care 2018-12-08T16:19:26+00:00

A Service Provided FREE by Fearrington Cares Volunteers Along a Great Deal More!

2018-12-06T22:12:29+00:00

Retirees are making friends – and money – with this new handyman service created by millennials

Last year, Gerstenzang co-founded Umbrella, a service that helps older adults stay in their homes by connecting them to a vetted group of mostly retired handy-people who help them with chores that can become more difficult with age. Umbrella’s part-time workforce ranges from age 25 to 72, while customers range from age 65 to 98.

A Service Provided FREE by Fearrington Cares Volunteers Along a Great Deal More! 2018-12-06T22:12:29+00:00

You Snooze, You Lose: How Insurers Dodge The Costs Of Popular Sleep Apnea Devices

2018-11-21T16:44:46+00:00

You Snooze, You Lose: How Insurers Dodge The Costs Of Popular Sleep Apnea Devices

Last March, Tony Schmidt discovered something unsettling about the machine that helps him breathe at night. Without his knowledge, it was spying on him. From his bedside, the device was tracking when he was using it and sending the information not just to his doctor, but to the maker of the machine, to the medical supply company that provided it and to his health insurer.

You Snooze, You Lose: How Insurers Dodge The Costs Of Popular Sleep Apnea Devices 2018-11-21T16:44:46+00:00

Chatham County Library Announces Free Computer Classes for November & December

2018-10-31T20:27:30+00:00

Chatham Community Library is offering a series of free computer classes in November and December. The names, dates and times of the classes are listed below. You can find a full description, including topics covered and prerequisites for attending, by clicking on the class name.

Drop-in Computer Assistance November 14Wednesday, 4:00 – 5:00 PM 

Intro to Facebook November 15Thursday, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Microsoft Excel Basics, Part 1 December 4Tuesday, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Microsoft Excel Basics, Part 2 December 11Tuesday, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Drop-in Computer Assistance  December 12Wednesday, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

The Drop-In Computer Assistance sessions (November 14 and December 12) do not require registration. For all other classes, space is limited and you must register in advance if you wish to attend.  Register online by clicking here. For more information, call 919-545-8086 or email reference@chathamlibraries.org.

All classes take place in the computer lab at Chatham Community Library, 197 NC Hwy 87 N in Pittsboro, on the campus of Central Carolina Community College.

Chatham County Library Announces Free Computer Classes for November & December 2018-10-31T20:27:30+00:00

Parkinson’s Disease: Seeking a Cure Together … A Walk Around the Park

2018-10-29T15:52:51+00:00

October 27, 2018 participants in the 3rd annual Walk Around the Park.

Fearrington Cares Parkinson’s Support Group held its third annual “Walk Around the Park” for a cure for Parkinson’s Disease on Saturday morning, October 27, 2018. See the photo gallery.

The goal of the Walk is to raise awareness of  Parkinson’s and funds for a cure. This year’s Walk included 80 family, friends, village neighbors, a yoga class, and Fearrington Dutch folk who all joined members of the Parkinson’s Support Group. Donations of $1,500 were accepted for the Parkinson’s Foundation but were not requiredTo also donate, go to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, use this link.

The group is now raising funds to participate in the Parkinson’s Moving Day NC Triangle Walk on November 03, 2018. For more details, to join their team (Beltie MOOvers), go to movingdaywalk.org/MOOvers, or email Doug Zabor at the address below.

Beltie MOOvers team members will be able to purchase a Beltie t-shirt for half-price!

28 Fearrington supporters and people living with Parkinson’s Disease walked in the 2017 “Moving Day, NC Triangle” an annual fundraising walk event for Parkinson’s support. They plan to walk in 2018; contact Doug (jdzabor@gmail.com) for details.

For information contact Doug Zabor
JDZabor@gmail.com
919-929-2301

Parkinson’s Disease: Seeking a Cure Together … A Walk Around the Park 2018-10-29T15:52:51+00:00
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