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Sioux Falls Named to Prestigious Network  of Age-Friendly Communities

Sioux Falls Named to Prestigious Network of Age-Friendly Communities

Mar 7, 2019

Sioux Falls is the newest member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities—the first South Dakota community to earn the honor.

As a member, Sioux Falls gains access to global resources and information on age-friendly best practices, models of assessment and implementation, and the experiences of towns and cities around the world.

The Age-Friendly Network was

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National Nutrition Month®

National Nutrition Month®

Mar 1, 2019

By Bailey Larson, Dietetic Intern

Happy National Nutrition Month®!

We celebrate by encouraging people to understand the importance of evidenced-based healthy eating patterns and physical activity. There are many ways to improve health and well-being. Small improvements in your nutrition and daily activity can add up!

Improve Your Health for a Better Future

Eating the

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Children’s Dental Health Month

Children’s Dental Health Month

Feb 1, 2019

According to the World Health Organization, oral diseases are the most common of the chronic diseases and are important public health problems becaquse of their prevalence, their impact on individuals and the expense of their treatment.

Did you know that oral health can influence everything from how you speak or taste food to how you sleep or socialize? Children can be

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