Yearly Archive: 2016

Here’s to the team

November 2016

“Teamwork divides the task and multiplies the success.” – Anonymous The season of thanks is here and I want to lead a round of applause for the men and women I work with every day – our Packard Health team. They are All-Stars of collaboration, commitment and compassion. Together they divide the tasks – and multiply

Pear-walnut-cranberry croustini appetizer

November 2016

Welcome holiday guests with a delicious, nutritious appetizer that features in-season pears and dried cranberries (loaded with antioxidants). Quick and easy! Thank you to Karen Koeppe, Packard Health Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator for this recipe. Prep Time: 12 minutes Cook Time: 3 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes       Ingredients: 8 oz.

Bringing health care to local family shelters

November 2016

Lori Bennett, Nurse Practitioner, has a friendly smile and warm heart. Compassionate and capable, she is a welcome visitor to families living in local family shelters across Washtenaw County. In the course of a week, Lori visits INH-Alpha House, SafeHouse Center, Ozone House and Staples Family Center. She offers care and connections, identifying immediate health

Hunger is a health issue

September 2016

Access to affordable, nutritious food is not a sure thing for 1 in 7 people in Washtenaw County. 11,000 of our kids struggle with hunger. September, this beautiful season of abundance, is Hunger Action Month - a time to reflect that amidst plenty, there is much need. Food insecurity has an adverse impact on health.

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