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St Louis Metro Area Crop Walk 2020

Please visit www.crophungerwalk.org/saintlouismo» for all details. We hope to be walking in person as a group, but it may be a virtual walk. When you go to the website, enter the name of our walk, Parkway UCC and it will take you to our donation page. The need for food is HUGE this year, both…

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Teen Talks on Tuesdays!

All Middle school and Seniors are invited to join Barb on zoom for fun fellowship! Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83809189799?pwd=NTN6ZytEc3BlL3RMTmVoSG5kRjdrZz09 Meeting ID: 838 0918 9799 Password: 800353

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Heartfelt & Hopeful Reflection

In the middle of the pandemic, I am grateful for many things. I know I have plenty of food, a roof over my head, and money to pay my bills. I try to express gratitude for remaining well throughout this attack from a monster virus. I am thrilled and humbled to be in remission from…

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Alzheimer’s News: Dementia and COVID-19

Most likely, dementia does not increase risk for COVID-19, just like dementia does not increase risk for flu. However, dementia-related behaviors, increased age, and common health conditions that often accompany dementia may increase risk. In addition, diseases like COVID-19 and the flu may worsen cognitive impairment due to dementia. • For people living with dementia,…

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Alzheimer’s News

Alzheimer’s News There is much new research to report. One such study is looking at the Glia cells in our brain which can remove amyloid-beta and tau tangles, but sometimes cause damage and inflammation. In Australia, ultra sound has been used to clear amyloid plaque. There has also been auditory/visual stimulation in MIT research to…

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Republic/Recycling Presentation Summary

Republic Services Shares Recycling Tips at Parkway “When in doubt, throw it out” was the take-away at a recent presentation by Chris Flaugher of Republic Services for Parkway staff, Sustainability Seekers and Council reps. He explained that the contamination in the recycling industry grew from an average of 5% in earlier years to as much…

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Don’t Quit

Don’t Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier Contributed by Ellie Svenson When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low, and the debts are high And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit,…

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Daily Brief from the UCC

Dear friends,   We want you to know about two helpful resources from the United Church of Christ for ministry in the COVID-19 pandemic:   COVID-19 daily “brief” from the UCC   The briefing separates facts from falsehoods and fear, supplying valuable information for the duration of the pandemic crisis. This resource is prepared by…

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Alzheimer’s News

Women are at the epicenter of the Alzheimer’s crisis. Almost two-thirds of American seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease are women. An estimated 3.5 million women aged 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s. Women in their 60s are more than twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease over the rest of their lives as they…

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Care Cards and Coffee Team

Cards Team hosts coffee for any interested persons to help write get well, thinking of you, and birthday cards to Parkway UCC members and friend. Have a cup of coffee, possible nosh and enjoy conversation. All are welcome. We usually stay an hour.

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