Announcements Health & Environment

National Nutrition Month “Eat Right, Bite by Bite”

March is National Nutrition Month, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates this annually. As part of their campaign, they invite the public to focus on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. National Nutrition Month 2020 is themed “Eat Right, Bite by Bite” and the overall message is that Read More…

Announcements Commentaries

Op-Ed: The Nazzaro Center Should Become a Senior Wellness Center

Students from the Boston Architectural College (BAC) recently presented some possible options for Nazzaro Center use once a new community center is built. They met with many different organizations and stakeholders to develop possibilities based on recommendations they received. They reiterated that the plans they presented were meant to be used as a starting point Read More…

Announcements

Job Opening: ABCD Senior Center Cook/Case Manager

ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center has an immediate opening for a senior center cook/case manager.   Duties: responsible for assisting with food preparation for the senior program, service, and storageof nutritious meals and snacks as well as providing case management to clients   check all incoming food orders against invoices for quantity and quality at Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

CANCELLED: ABCD Service Center St. Patrick’s Day Party Mar. 13

This event has been cancelled as a precautionary measure due to COVID-19. The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center will hold its annual St. Patrick’s Day party on Friday, March 13, at 12:30pm at their 1 Michelangelo Street location. Eagle Bank is sponsoring the Irish feast, which will consist of corned beef and cabbage, Read More…

Announcements Health & Environment

National Kids Dental Health Month

February is “National Kids Dental Health Month”. Here are some guidelines for good dental health for your child: Children should brush their teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste and clean between their teeth daily. Children should eat a healthy diet that limits sugary beverages and snacks. Children should see a dentist regularly for Read More…

Announcements Health & Environment

Healthy Eating Plate —A General Approach to Good Nutrition

Harvard’s Healthy Eating Plate is an easy guide to good nutrition and health. Foods to Increase: Fill at least half your plate with non-starchy vegetables; Include healthy fats like olive oil, avocado, nuts, and fatty fish; Drink water. Balance Your Calories: Enjoy food, but eat less; Reduce portion sizes, put less on your plate; Be Read More…