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Rooftops Newsletter: Getting the Right Seniors in the Room

The title above has become something of a mantra for us at NFESH in recent months because we realize how essential accomplishing that is– if this nation is serious about significantly reducing, and u…
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Earth Talk: Suitable biodegradable materials

Dear EarthTalk: What are suitable materials for making biodegradable plastic besides corn and sugarcane? Is pineapple or peanut suitable? -- Y.H.Y   Biodegradable plastic is defined …
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Earth Talk: Toxic BPA in cans and storage containers

Dear EarthTalk: Why on earth would cans and other food storage containers contain toxic BPA that can make us sick? Is there any way to avoid it?  M.B. If you like the occasional …
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Earth Talk: Eco-Friendly Mattresses

Dear EarthTalk: I'm in the market for a new mattress after two decades on "old faithful" and I figure it's a good time to go green. What are the options out there these days for eco-friendly …
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Rooftops Newsletter: The Truth That Lies Beneath The Surface

Our last blog post entitled “In the Numbers” took a hard look at demographics and speculated about how the aging of the Millennials and Gen Xers might impact senior hunger rates in the future. Today …
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Rooftops Newsletter: Somebody's Grandmother Is Hungry

Here at NFESH it is not unusual to answer the phone and find a reporter with questions about our senior hunger research on the other end of the line. Typically, those callers cover news beats focused…
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Earth Talk: The danger of hydrophobic chemicals in outdoor products

Dear EarthTalk: Just when I finally purged my kitchen of non-stick cookware due to the risks posed by Teflon, I now learn that my rain jacket and waterproof boots are also putting my health at risk f…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Everyone Has To Eat

There is little to dispute that statement. Food, as we all know, is critical to maintaining life and health. Everyone does have to eat, but not everyone has to, or even wants to, eat the same things.…
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Library Card Sign-Up Month

September @ All Branches September is Library Card Sign-Up Month at the Dickinson County Library! During Library Card Sign-Up Month, the American Library Association and libraries across the country…
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Rooftops Newsletter: How Do You Solve A Persistent Problem?

When the Problem is Persistent, The Solution is Persistence Again this week, as the news focuses on the President’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year, news outlets across the country are carr…
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Earth Talk: If I stick to grass-fed beef, can I live with myself environmentally?

Dear EarthTalk: Even though I know a vegetarian diet is better for the environment, I love cheeseburgers and a good steak every now and then. If I stick to grass-fed beef, can I live with myself envi…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Friday Friends

Friday Friends  In this space at the end of February, when we announced that Enid Borden had once again been invited to be a Regular Contributor to the HuffPost, we wrote "While readers can exp…
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Earth Talk: Is it true that the Paris climate accord as it stands won't be enough to stave off cataclysmic global warming?

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that the Paris climate accord as it stands won't be enough to stave off cataclysmic global warming anyway, even if the U.S. and the other participating countries honor th…
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Earth Talk: Attractive Solar Panels

Dear EarthTalk: Why do rooftop solar panels have to be so big and unsightly? Are there any better-looking alternatives out there? -- M.L. If aesthetics is the reason you've bee…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Accountants Help Seniors With Taxes

If being kind and generous to others makes one happier, than people who volunteer or who give their time to help others must be among the happiest in the world. Just ask Lynn Boulware, who has been n…
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