With the holidays on the horizon, many of us are approaching them with far more optimism than last year. It’s important to remember that we are still not out of the woods. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) more than three-quarters of eligible Americans have received at least one dose of the three available COVID-19 vaccines. While the vaccines didn’t roll out in time for last year’s holiday season, they are expected to be the most important factor in safe celebrations this year.Read more »
Nashville Greenways Provide a Fun and Safe Way to Enjoy the Outdoors
In the heat of summer, when it’s too stuffy to stay inside, lots of people like to take advantage of the sunshine and participate in outdoor recreational activities. In addition to being one of the safest ways to enjoy time with your family and friends while still maintaining good social distancing, there are many health benefits to regular exercise and outdoor recreation. One of the quickest and most accessible ways to start up a new outdoor activity is to walk on one of Nashville’s extensive network of greenways.Read more »
Enjoy summer activities, however, beware of excessive sun and heat exposure
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. However, it’s important to respect the heat and take precautions. Sun and heat exposure can be particularly dangerous for either end of the age spectrum -- children and older adults. In the case of older adults, make sure you, or someone you trust, is checking on older family members and friends who may live alone.Read more »
COVID Cooking: A time to experiment!
During this pandemic, the hashtag #COVIDCooking seemed to trend on social media, illuminating a renewed interest in cooking and baking while people were self-isolating at home. As FiftyForward moved its programming to a virtual format, three of our program directors shared their cooking and baking interests and talents with us.Read more »