Timeless Winter Traditions: Ice Skating

By Mary Foor Winter provides great opportunity for some memorable fun in the snow and cold, like sled riding, ice skating, and more. Some of my fondest memories are of my family coming together in the freezing cold temperatures to ice skate together. Back on the farm on Dively Road near Younts S ...

Chronic Disease Management at Bedford Family Health Center

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. Many chronic diseases are caused by poor nutrition, tobacco use (or exposure to seco ...

Sweet Potato-Apple Cranberry Casserole

Sweet Potato-Apple Cranberry Casserole 1 can apple pie filling1 can sweet potatoes (40 oz) drained1 can whole cranberry sauce1 tablespoon apricot jelly1 tablespoon orange marmalade Spread apple pie filling onto the bottom of a 9 X 13 baking dish. Place can of sweet potatoes, drai ...

Exercise Tips: Tai Chi

During the winter months, it can be hard to maintain a good mood and positive outlook. The holiday lights slowly fade away and feelings of loneliness and sadness can creep in, especially in the current climate of social distancing, closures, canceled social events, and more. One of the ways to comb ...

Timeless History: Civil War Soldiers of Bedford County

The Civil War, spanning from April 12, 1861 to May 13, 1865, is considered to be the deadliest conflict in American history, with historical estimates suggesting that 620,000 soldiers died during the war. From Bedford County, there were over 500 Union soldiers who died who called this quaint county ...

Easy Homemade Dumplings

Easy Homemade Dumplings 1 cup flour2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 cup milk1 egg Mix first three ingredients together.Then beat milk and egg in separate bowl and add to flour mixture.Scoop out with spoon and top over prepared meal. (Ex. chicken stew, sauerkraut, etc ...

Maple Walnut Fudge

Maple Walnut Fudge 1 cup firmly packed, light brown sugar1 7.5oz jar marshmallow fluff1 5oz can evaporated milk6 tablespoon unsalted butter1/2 teaspoon salt1 11 oz bag white chocolate chips2 cups walnuts, coarsely chopped1 teaspoon maple extract Line and 8-inch square baking pan ...

Painting at Community LIFE Bedford with Denise Musselman

Denise Musselman is an artist whose talents encompass many different forms of art – including the art of human relationships. Officially, she is the activities assistant at Community LIFE Bedford, where she provides participants with activities, entertainment, games and more. But Denise loves her w ...