Women and Caregiving

July 5, 2020

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, causing problems with memory, thinking, and behavior.  Alzheimer’s and dementia can have a devastating impact on families and caregivers, especially women. Not only are women more […]

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: Learn 10 Ways to Love Your Brain

June 6, 2020

Story by Sarah Bruton and Nicolette Casula We are living in a new social environment, and the Alzheimer’s Association is encouraging everyone to include brain health on their list of self-care. Research shows that healthy […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Get Active With the People You Love!

April 11, 2019

Story by Sarah Gold, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist Photo on file It’s finally spring in Oklahoma! Hopefully, the weather corporates enough to enjoy more time outside. Having the option to enjoy the outdoors provides […]

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 […]

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 […]

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