The Grove

Quarterly Magazines

Winter 2021: Welcome the New Year with The Grove

In our winter edition of  The Grove  we remind you of a few important steps to take as a member in 2021 and provide a quick list of helpful resources to keep for the rest of the year.

Thursday, February 04, 2021

November 2020: Simplifying your Medications

In our autumn edition of The Grove we introduce you to Dr. Jennifer Polzin, a clinical pharmacist, share ways to simplify ordering your medications, and let you know what to expect at the doctor’s office in the midst of COVID-19. 

Monday, November 16, 2020

Blog Posts

Coping With Loneliness During The COVID-19 Outbreak

COVID-19 is causing massive disruptions to our daily lives, and while “we’re all in this together” is helpful in theory, if you live alone the required social distancing can be particularly trying. “We are, by our nature, social creatures who are literally wired to connect with others, and we need that..."

Sunday, March 22, 2020

5 Things You Never Knew You Could Do At the Library

Last year, a Gallup poll counted visiting the library as the  most common cultural activity  Americans engage in–by far. To the surprise of many, the opinion poll showed that library visits outpaced the next most popular activity – going to the movies – by nearly 2 to 1. Of course the whole world changed

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

How to Read Your Pet’s Body Language

Because our pets can’t talk to us, they give us signals to let us know how they are feeling. But are you sure you can read those signals? “Most conflicts that arise between animals and humans are due to miscommunications,” said Dr. Kimberly Krug of the  Animal Behavior Clinic  in Portland. “To commu

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Working Out After Injury or Illness

If you’re taking advantage of having more time at home to finally tackle yard projects, make sure you they don’t take you down the following week. Yard work includes uncomfortable positions, heavy lifting, and repetitive movements that can lead to neck, back, wrist, and knee pain. Lauren Zilke, doc

Thursday, June 18, 2020

New Hobbies to Consider After Retirement

After years of planning and imagining, you’ve finally retired. You may have spent time relaxing, traveling and enjoying family time, but if you find that you’re feeling bored and a bit out of touch, it may be time to explore a new hobby. Brittany Blue with Sound Generations  says it’s important for older adu

Thursday, March 19, 2020