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If the best way to delay the effects of Alzheimer’s and dementia was to enrich one’s mind with new knowledge, then some of the residents at Splendido would not have to worry about those ailments for quite some time.
Mark Napier, Associate Director of UA Parking and Transportation Services and Annie-Lourdes Francois, Orthopedic Surgery Medical Resident at UMC celebrate the recent accoplishment
Prince Elementary School kindergartener Malaysia Tatum tries on one of the 200 pairs of shoes that was donated along side 450 hoodies during the Canyon Del Oro High School football team’s annual hoodie drive. TEP donated $2,500 along with numerous other goodies for the students.
Bill Stewart, aquatic research program manager for the Arizona Game and Fish Department, says the Robot Fish Program has helped the agency improve its strategies for releasing trout.
The Marana Unified School District Food Services Department is working to make sure that no children in the community go hungry when school is out, and beginning June 2, 2014 expects to serve over 12,000 free meals through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program.
Disabled Army veteran Steven Madrigal pleaded with a utilities company to not turn off his water.
How’s this for an idea? Pay parents to keep their kids home from school. And how about this? Encourage parents to skimp on their children’s educations by promising to pay part of the cost of college.
A high intensity, tailored exercise program might benefit patients with dementia more than a traditional rehabilitation program, according to new UA research.
Tai Holmes, a 4-year-old, laughs at the puppet show put on by Puppets Amongus at the Oro Valley Public Library. The library puts on different shows and presentations for their summer reading programs.
Cyra Patanwala (left), 3, and older sister Leila Patanwala (right), 6, enjoy "The Crooked Tale", a puppet show put on by Puppet's Amongus.
Bradford Trojan, from Puppets Amongus, plays the guitar and harmonica during the puppet show. Puppets Amongus is a local company that entertains at libraries and parties around Tucson.
The solar and astronomy program is a big draw to Catalina State Park.
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Ironwood Ridge High School student Brandon McKay spent part of his summer in the United States Naval Academy STEM Program. During the program, he and others focused on science, technology, engineering and math.
Among the many activities and initiatives supported by SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (SBCO), two programs are specifically designed to support the education of youth within its service area. The SBCO Scholarship Program provides scholarships for students attending an accredited post-secondary institution and the Educational Enrichment Program provides small grants to assist educational and community organizations in programs designed to meet SBCO’s mission
Local businesses will have a few more months to take advantage of looser standards for temporary signs.
Youth summer programs offered by some Tucson's schools, businesses and institutions. Check Web sites for more information, or call for programs and schedules offered.
Join the Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s Wind Quintet for a tale of what happens to a chicken who is left behind at the County Fair at the next Just for Kids program, Juanita, the Adventurous Chicken. Performances are Saturday, Jan. 3, at 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at the Tucson Symphony Center, 2175 N. Sixth Ave., just south of Grant Road, where there is always plenty of free parking.
This season, many Tucson, Green Valley and seniors from surrounding communities who are alone or impoverished will receive some holiday cheer thanks to the Be a Santa to a Senior program. Sponsored by the local Home Instead Senior Care office, the program brings together area nonprofits, retailers, numerous volunteers and members of the community to provide gifts and companionship for lonely and isolated seniors.
In December, the post will be having a Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 20. Bring an appetizer and a white elephant gift. On Wednesday, Dec. 31, there will be a New Year’s Eve party starting at 5 p.m. A band will start at 8 p.m.
(NAPSI)—Paul Hart, 26, a single father in Las Vegas, struggled with his weight for years. As he passed the 250-pound mark, Hart decided it was time for a change. He didn’t want to develop Type 2 diabetes like his parents and he wanted to be active and healthy to enjoy playing with his 6-year-old daughter. So when Hart stumbled on an ad looking to test a new online personalized health tool for weight loss, he decided to give it a try.
A personalized plan can help you lose weight faster. (NAPS)
(StatePoint) There is a significant gap between demand and supply of afterschool programs, according to the 2014 edition of “America After 3PM,” a survey commissioned by the Afterschool Alliance.