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
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.
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 -
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