This is National Women’s Health Week, and All About Women is marking it by offering a $2,000 scholarship opportunity to a group of women who want to make positive, long-lasting changes in their lives.
The “Inspiring Women” Scholarship was created to honor AAW founder Sally Smallwood for her work to serve the health needs of women.
Applying groups must consist of three or more women. Examples include family, friends, neighbors, coworkers or classmates who will work together over [...] [read more...]
All About Women thanks Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam for declaring May 12-18, 2013, as Women’s Health Week in Tennessee, highlighting women’s struggle to meet their own health needs. During this week and year-round, All About Women connects women with free, engaging resources to balance their lives and improve their health.
Stay tuned for an exciting announcement next week about a new way All About Women can help you achieve your health [...] [read more...]
Walgreens is partnering with the AARP to host a wellness tour. They will be traveling to Walgreens locations around the US to provide free tests, assessment, education, and consulting services. The free tests include total cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, body composition, skeletal muscle, resting metabolism, visceral fat, real body age and body weight.
Here are some dates for the Middle TN area:
Thurs., April 11, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, [...] [read more...]
by Pam Coyle
Imagine greater Nashville with 1 million more people. Imagine our metro area is the size of Denver’s.
Now imagine what Nashville could be like in 25 years if we don’t creatively plan for such growth. By 2040, the region will absorb 1 million more people, the ratio of “traditional” families will change, Millennials will dominate the workforce and Middle Tennessee will be even more diverse.
NashvilleNext is a broad effort [...] [read more...]
by Pam Coyle
When I set up my Facebook profile four or five years ago I did not fill in the fields for birthday. Vanity was my initial defense. Most of my life I’ve been told I looked younger than my years and I wanted to keep folks guessing.
I ignore requests for my birthday from well-meaning Facebook friends. Yes, I could simply disclose the month and day and skip the year. [...] [read more...]