Set Simple Goals and Make Healthy Swaps in 2019

February 9, 2019

Sarah Gold, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist The beginning of the year is a great time to set new goals. Studies show about 40% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions and almost half of these […]

Rebuilding Your Life After Loss

February 2, 2019

Story by Gladeen Allred, Aging Advocates Grief is one of the heaviest emotions the heart can be asked to bear.  Many losses in our life can invoke grief reactions. Feelings of loss can be created […]

Successes and Savings

January 11, 2019

Story by Lissette Minges, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist First incorporated in 1898, Payne County Bank has a long history of taking great care of the citizens of Perkins and Payne County. Over the last […]

Around Town: The New Year’s Resolutions Edition

January 3, 2019

Story by Ammie Bryant, Editor A new year brings new beginnings, a chance for a fresh start, and the hope for new opportunities to pursue your goals.  While many of us make resolutions to be […]

TSET sets bold agenda to combat Tobacco use

December 8, 2018

Story provided by TSET Healthy Living Program Tobacco use is the leading cause of illness and preventable death in Oklahoma. Every year, Smoking kills more people than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, illegal drugs, murders, and […]

Grief and Holiday Survival

December 8, 2018

Story by Melody Crotts The holidays are approaching! The holidays are approaching! These words bring both joy and terror to the heart. In a perfect world, during the holidays, we would build wonderful memories, always […]

Untreated Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

November 16, 2018

Story by Julia Byrd, H.I.S., Precision Hearing Solutions Many studies over the last few years have brought to light a link between hearing loss and dementia. These studies have found that hearing loss is associated […]

The Dangers of E-Cigarettes and Vaping

November 12, 2018

Story by Sarah Gold, TSET Healthy Living Program Over the past ten years, e-cigarettes and vaping devices have become incredibly popular. Allegedly, the product was first created for adults who wished to stop smoking. But […]

Building a Resilient Payne County

October 10, 2018

By Carolynn MacAllister The Stillwater Community has launched a Resilience Coalition called Resilient Payne County after the showing of the documentary ”Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope” on Apr. 4, 2017, at the OSU Student Union Theater. This documentary started […]

Caring for the Caregiver – Stillwater Style

October 6, 2018

Story Provided by Payne County Aging Advocates Stillwater and the surrounding community are bustling these days! So many people call this area home due to the friendly, fun, and supportive atmosphere. One growing subset of […]

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