You and Your Health

Tanglewood Resident and Paramedic Pam Batey offers advise and tips on nutrition and the very important topic of fitness.

CPR, Simplified for Seniors

You probably took a short course in First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation years ago.  Do you remember the rules for mouth-to-mouth breathing?  No?  Well, lucky for all of us you don’t have to do that anymore. The American Heart Association has updated its CPR protocol to “hands  only”, or just chest compressions.  No pinching the…

A Different Kind of Pandemic

The Mind Virus  Paraphrased a bit for kicks and grins; entertainment only Getting infected with the ‘Mind Virus’ doesn’t make you sick…well, not at first anyway and there is no test for this type of infection. Not yet, because no one can agree on a good test for positive proof of being stupid. You can’t…

Need Medicare Information?

Editor’s Note: This article was submitted by Sharon Weatherhead, a Tanglewood resident. It’s that time of year again when the commercials and celebrities hawking insurance over the TV drive you crazy. They promise you benefits that most people do not qualify for. Medicare Annual Enrollment runs from October 15 – December 7.  This is the…

FREE Blood Pressure Checks

Summer Schedule For BP ChecksTanglewood Community Church Health Ministry has re-opened their free blood pressure checks on Mondays, just before Morning Coffee, located in the Craft Room.  Please stop by the check-In table in front of the doorway where another volunteer will provide you with a date stamped index card. If there is a line…