October 10, 2014

Oatmeal Quick Bread

This is a super easy, slightly sweet, tender bread with a delicate oatmeal flavor. The recipe doubles easily — make extra to toast for breakfast the next day! 1 cup…

October

If you are a senior (60 years and over) residing in Spring Creek Towers or if you have a relative who is 60 and over, your safety is important to…

Financial Moves Before Year End

The last quarter of the year is a good time to make financial changes before year end. W-4 deductions: If you’ve had a change in the number of dependents (birth…

Not Too Early To Get a Flu Shot

Early October is not too soon to get your flu shot. Now would be a good time to plan for it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the…

Dear EarthTalk: What are some of the more dangerous threats to our air quality?

Dear EarthTalk: What are some of the more dangerous threats to our air quality and what can be done to eliminate them so we can all breathe more easily? —…

Sun Spots: What’s Happening in and Around Our Community in October

  Friday thru Sunday, October 10 – 12 7:30 p.m./Sunday 3 p.m.: Shakespeare’s Sonnets @ BAM Opera House.  As a part of the 2014 Next Wave Festival, Shakespeare’s sonnets have…

Steps Toward A Greener, Cleaner Bathroom

(NAPS) — When people think of ways to live green and save energy in their homes, the bathroom may not be the first place that comes to mind. Home and…

Make Breakfast Special

(StatePoint)  A little extra time – and a special recipe – is all you need to set the tone for a great day, especially on weekend mornings. It all begins…

Tried-and-True Potty Training Tips to Ease Your Child’s Transition

(StatePoint) Kids grow up fast. While some transitions are bittersweet, most parents are happy to say goodbye to diapers when the time is right. However, potty training can be frustrating…

Planning The Perfect Family Reunion

(NAPS) — If you are like most people in America, you’ve probably been to a family reunion. According to a recent survey by the global independent research company Ipsos, 63…

Four Ways To Tame Tension Headaches

A tension headache can put a damper on your day. This kind of headache usually develops in the afternoon, causing mild or moderate pain that may feel like dull tightness…

Sharpen Your Children’s Math Skills

(StatePoint) Math is often a student’s most challenging subject. And if your kids aren’t keen on it, it may not have anything to do with their natural aptitude, but that…

Ten Study Skills All Students Should Know

In school, your child takes English, history, math and other classes. But a key area of academic development is not taught in a specific class, and without it, a student…

Have You Signed Up Yet for the Email Alert System?

The Spring Creek Towers “Email Alert System” notifies residents when Management has information they immediately need to know. IF YOU HAVEN’T, YOU ARE INVITED TO SIGN UP NOW To receive emails from…

Diet Can Cut Risk of Prostate Cancer

Do you believe that lycopene, which is found in certain foods such as cooked tomatoes, can help prevent prostate cancer?  Dr. Roach says: Lycopene, a vitamin A-like substance found in…