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Red Cross: Critical Type O Blood Shortage - Donors Needed Now

Red Cross: Critical Type O Blood Shortage - Donors Needed NowAll donors who come to give by June 10 receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card in thanksFarmington, CT - The American Red Cross has a critical s…
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The Estoria Opens at Norterre, Adding Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Care to its Wellness Community

Norterre, the first multigenerational community of its kind, is pleased to announce that the second phase of its health and wellness destination, The Estoria, is now open. The Estoria offers short-te…
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New "Glasses For The Colorblind" Available in Kansas City

EnChroma Eyeglasses have been generating quite a buzz online with their ability to help a lot of colorblind people see colors normally. Being colorblind is a hereditary condition that affects the con…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Veterans Trek X-Country to Heal and Help Others

Stories of veterans are often in the news, but not as often as they should be or maybe not the right stories or they are not being read by the right people because how else can we explain the number …
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Bella Gets Around With a Little Help From Her Big Friend, George

You have heard the expression a dog is a man's best friend, but what about a little girl? Bella Burton proves that a dog can be not only a best friend, but a huge help in getting around. Bella has …
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Veterans Helping Veterans: a Plan to Increase Healthcare Benefits

KC licensed sales' agent seeks to train American Veterans about obtaining additional medical benefits through Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans. Kansas City, MO - Barbara Murphy, a licensed …
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Ron Finley Helps Turn Food Deserts Into Food Forests

Liquor stores, fast food chains and vacant lots is how Ron Finley describes his neighorhood and he continues by saying he lives in a place known for drive thrus and drive bys—only the drive thrus can…
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Arthritis Foundation in Statewide Patient Advocacy Coalition

A broad group of the state's leading health organizations has formed the Missouri Chronic Care Coalition. The coalition is made up of twenty health-focused patient groups that will work on chronic …
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Rooftops Newsletter: NFESH's Success in DC to be Replicated Around the Country

Thanks to a generous grant from the Walmart Foundation, NFESH will expand and replicate the successful What A Waste™ project that has been piloted in the nation’s capital. Read the news story.…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Against Aging in Place

"Aging-in-place may not be all it’s cracked up to be. That’s the view of a University of Florida professor of gerontology, who argues that the popular notion that older people are better off remainin…
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2014 Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis Huge Success!

Over 1,500 Participants Come Together to Fight the Nation's Leading Cause of Disability  Area residents who donned holiday themed costumes and jingle bells raised a total of $110,000 so far to fig…
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Walk to Cure Arthritis Comes to Kansas City

Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis May 3 at Worlds of Fun. Formerly Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signat…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Grandparents, Chocolate and Nutrition?

I often say that the food groups on "my plate" are chocolate, sugar, fat, salt and caffeine. The way that I get a variety of colors in my diet is by eating M&M's. And I'm proud to say that my…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Justin Miller Encourages Organ Donors

Justin Miller is a life coach, you know, one of those people who gives you the information you need to live a healthier, happier and more productive life and he's someone who walks the talk. Miller i…
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AmericanTown's Heroes: Ronda Eick's Training Saved A Life

Ronda Eick is a registered nurse whose training saved a life. Eick was attending a function at a hotel and had just walked in when calls for help caught her attention. Eick ran toward the screams whe…
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