Always Best Care Peninsula Newsletter

Always Best Care Peninsula Newsletter

November 2013


Our prayers to all affected by the typhoon in the Philippines - lost lives, the sick & the hungry, and recovery from the devastation.

In this Issue

  • Spotlighted Article: Senior Dental Health
  • National Awareness: American Diabetes Month
  • Featured ABC Program: Always In Touch

Recipe of the Month:
Deep Fried Turkey

1 (10-pound) turkey
2 tablespoons House seasoning, recipe follows
2 tablespoons of your favorite dry rub
3 to 5 gallons peanut oil

Cooks Note: To measure the amount of oil needed to fry the turkey, place turkey in fryer, add water to top of turkey, remove the turkey and the water line will indicate how much oil will be needed to fry your turkey. Having too much oil can cause a fire. The pot should not be more than 3/4 full or the oil could overflow when the turkey is added.

Read More at FoodNetwork.Com


San Mateo Harvest Festival

The county's is welcoming artistans and guests to its 41st Harvest Festival. This year, you can look for 24, 000 handmade arts and crafts across 100 booths, all day entertainment and an activity center just for kids. This is an event that everyone in the family can enjoy!

Fri - Sun ( Nov 15-17) 10a-6p. At San Mateo Event Center (2495 S Delaware St, San Mateo). More information at

Health and Safety Fair

This event will present resourceful information on health & safety advice for all ages. Get advice on wellness, nutrition and safety precautions on fire, poison, toys and other possible hazards around the home.

Sat (Nov 23). At Tanforan Shopping Mall (1150 El Camino Real, San Bruno). Call 650-349-2200 for more information.

Thanksgiving Dinner

The Senior Activity Center of Peninsula Volunteers Inc. will have a Thanksgiving Dinner with all of the classic fix-ins. Vegetarian options are available!

Mon (Nov 25) 11:30a-1p. At Little House Activity Center (800 Middle Rd, Menlo Park). More information at



Spotlighted Article - Senior Dental Health

Cavities can be more frequent in older adults for a number of reasons. During childhood, they may have been exposed to water supplies and toothpaste containing fluoride. Also, cavities in the tooth root become more common as gum tissue begins to recede. Dry mouth from medications and the natural aging process also have implications in dental health.

Read More at WebMD.Com

The vision of the American Diabetes Association is a life free of diabetes and all of its burdens. Raising awareness of this ever-growing disease is one of the main efforts behind the mission of the Association. American Diabetes Month® (ADM) is an important element in this effort, with programs designed to focus the nation's attention on the issues surrounding diabetes and the many people who are impacted by the disease.

Read More at Diabetes.Org

Featured ABC Program - Always in Touch

Always In Touch is a FREE telephone Reassurance program that provides a friendly voice each weekday to Seniors and disabled adults across the US and Canada. Always In Touch provides daily socialization and the reassurance that the Senior is "not alone".

Always In Touch is not a referral service or a medic alert system. Individuals or case managers may sign someone up that would benefit from having a friend to chat with during the day such as someone who is homebound, lonely, isolated, or needing daily contact.

Read more & Sign Up at Always-In-Touch.Org

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