News

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.

Packard Pacers

September 2016

The Pacers put year 12 in the record books - another season of walking the paths of County Farm Park. The inimitable Karen Koeppe, our Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, has led the Pacers since the beginning. Special thanks to the  Packard staffers who volunteered their time and a round of applause to Better Living Fitness -

Michigan Indian summer casserole

September 2016

Enjoy the last days of Indian summer with Michigan sweet corn, peppers and tomatoes. Make sure to visit your favorite Farmers' Market for the veggie ingredients! Thank you to Karen Koeppe, Packard Health Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator for this recipe. Michigan Indian Summer Casserole Adapted from Mollie Katzen’s Still Life with Menu   2

Car seats = Safe kids

August 2016

Did you know that 73% of car seats are not used or installed correctly? That's a fact that hurts. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and disability among children in the U.S. Every parent and grandparent needs to be smart about car seats. Here's how ... Read the Safe Kids Worldwide Checklist

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