The New Normal

The New Normal

The “new normal” is a phrase that we have all heard before, particularly in recent months, and that the majority of us have probably used ourselves at least once. As we listen or speak, it’s unlikely that we ponder its meaning too deeply or consider it  to be the...
Re-Entry

Re-Entry

Our last blog, entitled “Openings,” looked with anticipation toward the time – which seems to be fast approaching — when congregate nutrition programs throughout the nation will open once again and welcome back both familiar clients and new ones. Some, in...
Openings

Openings

Spring is traditionally a time of openings. First, of course, and both effortlessly and predictably the natural world plays its part. Leaves begin to appear on what have long been bare branches, bulbs push tender shoots up through what has seemed to be fallow ground...
NFESH Awards Grants

NFESH Awards Grants

One of the “good news” stories being reported these days is the imminent promise of another stimulus check for most Americans. For families and individuals struggling to pay rent or to put food on the table, that is a welcome prospect. It is no secret that many people...
It’s Up to Each of Us

It’s Up to Each of Us

At the end of last month (and last year) the Ninth Edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans – this one for 2020-2025 – was released. It happened, as it generally does, with little fanfare and public acknowledgement. That does not mean, however, that these...