Dementia Community Outreach Event Planned

November 4, 2019

Story provided by Stillwater Medical Center Dementia is now one of the leading killers in the United States, with the rate of deaths linked to the disease more than doubling over the past two decades. […]

New Bicycle Legislation Now in Effect to Support Active Transportation

November 2, 2019

Story provided by Melinda Caldwell, TSET Healthy Living Program Coordinator Building physical activity into daily life is critical to the health, safety, and well-being of everyone. Thirty-two percent of adults in Payne County are obese. […]

What Can I Do to Help Combat the Opioid Crisis?

October 12, 2019

Story by Hanna Wensman According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) over 60,000 young children each year will be taken to the Emergency room from accidental ingestion of prescription medications.  Safe storage of medication […]

Maintaining Eye Health

October 11, 2019

Story by Gladeen Allred, Ed.D., Aging Advocates Which of your five senses is most important to you? The human body receives sensory information through the senses of sight, sound, taste, smell, and touch. Many people […]

Second Annual WalkTober Challenge

September 9, 2019

Story by Lissette Minges, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist The WalkTober Steps Challenge is a physical activity program to engage businesses in the Stillwater community with a business-to-business competition. The importance of physical activity is […]

Safe Routes to School

August 5, 2019

by Melinda Caldwell, TSET Healthy Living Program Coordinator As the new school year is approaching, many families are making their shopping runs to stock up on school supplies, and back to school clothes to prepare […]

Rethink Your Drink

July 12, 2019

Choosing water over sugary drinks supports a healthier weight, body, and brain! Story by Sarah Gold, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist Summer is finally here! As we spend more time with our family and friends […]

How Today’s Hearing Aids Can Help

July 7, 2019

Story by Chelsie Coulter H.I.S., Precision Hearing Solutions When it comes to choosing a hearing aid that is going to benefit your hearing loss the most, there are two main styles to choose from: one […]

Get Moving with Stillwater’s Bicycling Community

June 14, 2019

Story by Lissette Minges, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist In the 2018 County Health Profiles from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, it was reported that 20.4% of adults residing in Payne County are not […]

Record Keeping 101: Where do I even start?

June 9, 2019

Kristopher M. Struckmeyer, Ph.D., Assistant State Specialist for Caregiving, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Remember that old saying, “the two things you can’t escape are death and taxes”? As challenging as it is to prepare for tax […]

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