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 […]

New health series starts Sept. 24 at Stillwater Public Library

September 17, 2018

Media Release The Stillwater Public Library is teaming up with the Stillwater Medical Center (SMC) and the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative for another great health series. “Healthier Choices, Healthier You” is a six week program […]

Mindfulness and Aging

September 11, 2018

Story provided by Aging Advocates Balancing the demands that caregivers find themselves in is precarious as they are pulled between raising their own children, leading their own lives, and helping aging family or friends. Statistics […]

Healthy Tailgate

September 7, 2018

Story by Melinda Caldwell, TSET Healthy Living Program Coordinator Football season in Cowboy Country is in full swing, which means individuals from around the state and country will be visiting Stillwater for the unique game […]

New ‘Added Sugar’ Label Requirement for Packaged Foods

August 15, 2018

Story by Sarah Weiss, TSET Healthy Living Program Prevention Specialist On May 20, 2016, the FDA announced new nutrition labeling requirements for packaged foods. One of the most controversial additions regards added sugars, which will […]

Aging Advocates

August 12, 2018

Story provided by Aging Advocates Advocate—one that pleads a cause of another; one that supports or promotes the interests of another. Aging Advocates, a group of area businesses and agencies in the Payne County area […]

Yoga is Exercise

July 13, 2018

Story provided by TSET Healthy Living Program Many people think that exercise is something that involves going to the gym, lifting weights, and breaking a sweat. For many decades people considered aerobic exercise as the […]

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