Senior woman holding digital glucometer and pastry at home. Diabetes diet

Over 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes. This is about 9.4 percent of the total population, but in the senior population, that percentage jumps to 25%. This means that one in four people over 65 is living with diabetes. The rate of new diagnoses is also steadily climbing, and type II diabetes, sometimes called…

Do you live with diabetes, or know someone who does?  Senior Connections, (The Capital Area Agency on Aging) in partnership with the Chesterfield County Office of Aging & Disability Services will offer a workshop entitled Diabetes Self-Management Program.  This free workshop led by lay leaders will meet for six consecutive weeks on a designated day…

Twice Baked Sweet Potato Recipe From the Food Network  Here is yet another healthy and delicious side dish. This twice baked sweet potato recipe offers all the flavor of those in the restaurants without all that extra fat. Sweet potatoes are high in vitamin C and vitamin A. They are filled with antioxidants and have a low…

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe From the Food Network  Everyone loves dessert, but no one loves the guilt that comes after eating it. Ever wish you could find a dessert that you can eat guilt free? Well these cookies are just for you! The flourless peanut butter cookies are a guilt free dessert that can…

Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe From Food Network  Having a hard time finding recipes for diabetics? Or do you find recipes that are flavorless and boring? Well the search is over! Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu is a healthy take on an old favorite. It offers all the best aspects of the original recipe, but spins…