Virtual and Outdoor Events and Resources

Alzheimer’s Virtual Support: Alzheimer’s community resources: communityresourcefinder.org or call 1.800.272.3900; Alzheimer’s prerecorded courses:  training.alz.org Alzheimer’s Early Stage Social Engagement: Virtual Tour of the Albright Knox • Art Gallery tours • Virtual De-stress and Restore Chair Yoga • Virtual Music Jam Session, 716-626-0600 ext. 8997 or mgconcannon@alz.org.  Alzheimer Care Consultations: 24/7 at 1-800-272-3900 or

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Getting Out and About is Good for Your Health

The website www.Health.gov says adults need at least 150 to 300 minutes of moderate physical activity each week, and strength-based activities at least 2 days a week. So how are YOU doing? “Only 19 percent of Western New York adults are meeting those guidelines,” said Richard Vienne,

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Flavored E-Cigarettes Ban Starts Today

American Lung Association Applauds New York State as New Tobacco Control Measures Go Into Effect Albany, NY (May 18, 2020) – New tobacco control measures, included in the New York State budget, went into effect today, May 18, 2020. The provisions prohibit the sale of all tobacco

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Tai Chi: Medication in Motion

By Harry Newman, DVM and Taoist Tai Chi Instructor Harvard Health says, “Tai chi is often described as meditation in motion but should be called medication in motion.” It is a low-impact, series of relaxing, continuous slow-motion circular moves that are never forced. But what is most

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Buffalo Bills Independent Health Renew Partnership

Health and Wellness Challenge – Independent Health and Buffalo Bills BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 24, 2019) — The Buffalo Bills and Independent Health renewed their commitment today to team up and tackle the region’s health challenges and promote better health and well-being for Western New Yorkers. Since 2014, the

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Mayors Park Playground

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, KaBOOM!, Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation and 200 Community Volunteers Unite to Build Playground at Mayors Park -Increasing Opportunities to Play for Families and Kids in North Tonawanda- Volunteers from BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, the Ralph C. Wilson Jr.

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