Some of the RISE staff members attended this years’ Best Years Center Senior Mardi Gras Health Fair hosted at the Beaumont Civic Center The Best Years Center are masters at laissez les bons temps rouler while providing information, resources, and health vendors for all area senior citizens. It’s easy to tell, the day provided much entertainment… Read More RISE Staff enjoys Best Years’ Mardi Gras 2018
Please join RISE, Beaumont Public Health, and other community partners for the upcoming World Diabetes Day Health Fair, where there will be many health services provided and a great deal of useful information to manage diabetes and care for your health.
Did you know, per the American Diabetes Association : Overall Numbers, Diabetes, and Pre-diabetes Prevalence: In 2015, 30.3 million Americans, or 9.4% of the population, had diabetes. Approximately 1.25 million American children and adults have type 1 diabetes. Undiagnosed: Of the 30.3 million adults with diabetes, 23.1 million were diagnosed, and 7.2 million were undiagnosed. Prevalence in… Read More World Diabetes Day
RISE Center was pleased to take part this past Saturday in the first annual Kite Festival, hosted by the Beaumont Health Coalition Academy Sports and Outdoors was a generous sponsor, by donating a basketball goal to the event, and making a health-conscious contribution to our local community. We appreciate you Academy! Our own Executive Director, Jim… Read More RISE Center Takes Part in First Annual Kite Festival Hosted by Beaumont Health Coaltion
After Thanksgiving, we sometimes have leftovers. That is a great time to use up that nutritious turkey for some delicious soups and other meals. Rachel, from the Southeast Texas Food Bank came to our Center to share some of her favorite ways to use leftovers and she gave them to us to share with you! We hope you… Read More Thankful for Those Leftovers, Now What?
Don’t miss RISE Center’s Cooking and Nutrition Class on Monday, September 19th from 1:00 – 2:30 with Rachel & Fernando from The Southeast Texas Food Bank! They never disappoint with all of their yummy recipes and tips on how to have a healthy lifestyle!
Fernando from Southeast Texas Food Bank joined us at the Center today to talk to us about the ins and outs of protein. (This information is courtesy of Fernando at Southeast Texas Food Bank and ChooseMyPlate.gov Protein is important to have in a nutritious diet, but Americans have access to more than their fair share of it. While protein… Read More Fernando Says, “Go Lean With Protein!”