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Friends Life Care Partners is celebrating spring with some of our favorite recipes and a seasonal grocery list.

Let’s Get Cooking

Click the video above for an introduction to our favorite recipes and watch the full version here. You can also download the recipes to make and enjoy on your own.

Eat the Season

Did you know that eating seasonal fruits and vegetables is good for your health, the environment, and your wallet? Shop for spring using Friends Life Care VigR’s® se…

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maximize spring like nature

For many years I wondered why there was so much hype about the arrival of spring. I grew up in the tropics, where there is one season but four variations on it—stifling hot, very hot, hot, not so hot. Then I left my home to attend college in North America. I arrived at a time the residents called autumn, and before I was able to adapt to that season, along came the one they called winter. By March of the following year, I, too, was hyped, watching, praying, preparing for this season they called spring. For they promised me that in spring nature would get back all her hues…

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flower coming out of he crack

I didn’t pay much attention when I heard that Nelson Mandela  and then George H W Bush were being treated for it, for they were in their 90s and, well, old. But, recently, when Whoopi Goldberg, at age 63, announced that she had just survived a harrowing bout of pneumonia and had almost died, I took note. By any account, Whoopi is not an old person—isn’t 63 the new 43?—and nor were Jim Henson at age 53 and Kim Porter at  age 47 when they died from pneumonia. What happened?

Not knowing about pneumonia could mean not knowing what is happening to you, until it is t…

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