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Eat Like a Greek Bookmark

Eat Like a Greek
Looking for a heart-healthy eating plan? Look to the Mediterranean. Think fruits, veggies, fish, and whole grains—with a splash of olive oil and even a glass of red wine! Research shows that a traditional Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of heart disease by lowering LDL cholesterol levels. Research shows that a traditional Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of heart disease by lowering LDL cholesterol levels. This “bad” cholesterol is a prime culprit in the formation of thick, hard plaque deposits that can clog arteries. In a meta-analysis of more than 1.5 million healthy adults, a Mediterranean diet reduced the risk of...

New Buses Enhance Day Trips Bookmark

New Buses Enhance Day Trips
Senior adults can hit the road on Precinct 4 buses with confidence in their safety and comfort. The expanded bus fleet transports residents to a wide array of educational and recreational venues and events, including festivals, museums, plays, concerts, theatrical performances, and sports games. “Thanks to Commissioner Cagle, our bus fleet has grown from 10 buses in 2010 to 19 buses in 2017,” says Jan Sexton, director of Precinct 4’s community centers and Senior Adult Program. With senior adult day trips in high demand, the fleet expansion is necessary. Precinct 4 keeps buses at an optimal...