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Reduce Stress with More Vitamin C

January 6, 2020 — It’s all too easy to feel that you need to reach for the medicine cupboard when stress causes headaches and fatigue. Research shows that vitamin C is a healthy alternative to combat stress and may also have latent benefits such as preventing colds. Vitamin C may reduce both the physical and psychological effects suffered by... Read More

Soup: A Meal In a Bowl

January 6, 2020 — Despite the shorter winter days, our schedules do not slow down. We tend to seek out hardy, quick to prepare meals. Making a pot of soup is a perfect solution for a healthy, hot choice as it’s often called a meal in a bowl. There are dozens of different healthy soups that you can make;... Read More

January 29 is National Puzzle Day

January 6, 2020 — Jigsaw Puzzles: Food for the Mind, Heart, and Soul Jigsaw puzzles are normally viewed as learning toys. They can also do wonders for one’s mood and mind! What Educators Say Jigsaw puzzles can be “food for the brain,” professionals believe. At various phases, they stimulate the learning process. Continuous play enhances a person’s inherent ability... Read More

National Glaucoma Awareness Month: Glaucoma, A Brief Overview

January 6, 2020 — Glaucoma is not a single disease, but a group of diseases that gradually steal eyesight without warning and oftentimes without any prior symptoms. The loss of vision occurs due to damage to the optic nerve. There are many forms of glaucoma, however, two are most prominent. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is the most common... Read More

How to Create the Perfect Story with Simple Scrapbook Journaling

January 6, 2020 — Scrapbook journaling is the inscription that goes with pictures in a scrapbook compilation. There are a variety of ways to create scrapbook journals, which include story-telling, script-writing, or use of fictional stories. The most typical way of scrapbook journaling is by writing the notes or comments by hand, but if your penmanship is hard to... Read More

Popcorn Mix-In Ideas: National Popcorn Day is January 21

January 6, 2020 — Whether you like popcorn plain, with cheese, or classic theatre-style with melted butter—today is a great day to try something new! Here are some quick and easy mix-in ideas to try the next time you pop those hot, fluffy kernels. If you like peanut butter… mix in a small bag of Reeses Pieces into your... Read More

Winter Sniffles: Allergies or the Common Cold?

January 6, 2020 — The cold days of winter bring most of us indoors for the year – and then the sniffles start up. Symptoms like sneezing, congestion, and sore throat are common during the winter months. These unpleasant symptoms can be evidence of a winter cold, but they can also mean indoor allergies. What are the causes of... Read More

Head Start Parade

December 3, 2019 — This year Delta Manor again participated in the Head Start Parade, held in Downtown Clarksdale. The theme this year was Western Cowboys, and the parade was attended by Machiah N., Danarrious C. and Derek S. on our float and others as spectators. Derek S. is a very talented artist and did all of the drawing... Read More

Pumpkin Carving Contest/Halloween Costume Contest

December 3, 2019 — Delta Manor held its annual Pumpkin Carving Contest/Halloween Costume Contest. In the Pumpkin Carving Contest; First Place went to Front North, Second Place was Back North and Third Place was Front South. They each received a special treat! The staff Halloween Costume contest winners were Joann R., Shakieda G., and Roberta J. All winners received... Read More

Community Health Fair

December 3, 2019 — On October 24, the Group Home guys attended the annual Community Health Fair in Coahoma, MS. Their 2019 Health Mission theme was “Pursue, Promote, and Practice a Healthy Lifestyle.” They had a free screening for hypertension (BMI/blood pressure), healthy food and snacks, games, prizes, and health keepsakes. Loyd H., Mack B., Tevin S., Courey S.,... Read More