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Ann Cochran

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Crisis Intervention and Advocacy works 365 days a year to support victims, both female and male, of domestic abuse and sexual assault and to prevent homelessness. On three of those days, Crisis Intervention holds its annual garage sale to...
What is emotional health? It’s a state of social and mental well-being. Getting ready for a baby can be joyful and exciting, but it also can be stressful, frustrating and confusing. No wonder many expecting and new parents feel overwhelmed...
Have you heard? A sit-around, I-never-exercise lifestyle is being compared to smoking as far as health risks. What are the risks of a sedentary lifestyle? According to Dr. James Levine, sitting for extended periods increases your risk for obesity, high blood pressure,...
You probably know someone who has remained active well into their senior years. Perhaps she was a great athlete in high school who never lost the drive to compete or someone who rediscovered the joy of sport later in...
If you have a child or grandchild age 4 years or younger, you’ll want to bring them to a free event May 6. It’s Toddler Fest, held at the Dallas County fairgrounds on the north end of Adel along...
Two current sources of financial assistance for home repairs in Dallas County are available that can promote health. The first helps protect children from lead poisoning, and the second helps aging residents safely remain in their homes. The lead poisoning...
Operating a vehicle is a complex task, involving vision, hearing, reaction time, coordination, flexibility and strength. While all drivers must judge and respond to what is around them, aging drivers need to be especially alert due to diminished hearing,...
Think about how you want your life to look in 2 years, in 6 years and in 15 years from now. Where do relationships and children fit into your plans? No matter whether you’re currently married, want to get married or...
Wildwood Hills Ranch, located near St. Charles, Iowa, covers acres of wooded and open land, with an indoor horse arena. This non-profit organization is offering a free program for Iowa veterans and currently serving military personnel wishing to use...
Don’t let the name of this 53-year-old non-profit organization throw you off. Employee and Family Resources (EFR) helps people who are not currently employed, and it is also there for single individuals whose problem isn’t a “family” issue. EFR focuses on...