Neighborly Care Network Public Notice Notice is hereby given that Neighborly Care Network shall release Request for Proposal documents on April 6, 2022, via our website www.neighborly.org, seeking Caterers to deliver hot, cold, and frozen meals for home-delivered meal and congregate dining clients located Pinellas County for January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2025. It…

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Image via Pexels Life for many seniors can be difficult — especially if family members live far away. Fixed incomes, social isolation, and mobility challenges only heighten the struggles aging adults face. That’s why it’s critical for communities everywhere to make caring for and helping our elders a priority. If you’re interested in becoming more…

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Author: Anita Frankhauser, MS, RDN, LDN  January 21, 2022  What do you think of when you hear the word “diet”? For many, this four-letter word brings up feelings of angst, rigidity, and stress. It conjures memories of eating bland foods or spending lots of money on weight-loss books, foods, and clinics. It means no sugar,…

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Public Notice  Update: Neighborly Care Network (NCN) conducted a Public Bid Proposal on 11.24.2021. It was led by Anita Frankhauser. The attendees included GA Foods and NCN Staff. Meeting opened at 4:00 PM EST and adjourned at 4:06 PM EST.  Metz Culinary proposal included 3 Binders with Proposal, 2 Frozen Meal packs, and 3 Meal Containers…

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Synovia Simons, MS, RDN, LDN, Anita Frankhauser, MS, RDN, LDN  11/24/2021  As you get older, your immune system may not be as resilient to infection and disease as it once was, making it easier for infections, diseases, and cancer to develop.1 Factors like genetics, physical activity, and everyday stress affect physical and psychological aging. Stressors such as alcohol abuse, drug abuse, smoking, divorce, or the death of a loved one can also affect the body and the aging process. Ultimately…

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Embrace Your Inner Chef, Using just the Microwave!  Author Brooke Beales, Keiser University Dietetic Intern  Has the idea of cooking a meal ever felt like a hassle? Maybe you think this way because of physical limitations, a lack of kitchen space, or because preparing a meal itself can seem overly demanding.  If this is the case, don’t worry. The trusty ol’ Microwave is the perfect appliance to help get the job done. Whether you’re reheating leftovers or preparing a meal from…

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Synovia Simons, MS, RDN, LDN Brooke Beales, Keiser Dietetic Intern Anita Frankhauser, MS, RDN, LDN 9/21/2021 Cooking for one can seem like a considerable effort for a small reward. There are many reasons you may not want to cook for one person: it takes too much time, it’s expensive, or it’s boring. Moreover, cooking for…

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