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10 Ways to Battle the Winter Blues

10 Ways to Battle the Winter Blues

For many Michiganders, Seasonal Affective Disorder is Nothing to Laugh About Aptly nicknamed SAD, seasonal affective disorder is more than a case of the winter blues. It is an actual form of depression caused by a lack of sunlight. That lack of sunlight affects the body’s ability to produce the brain chemicals needed to feel ...

Dedicated Volunteer is a Constant Throughout YMOW’s 45 Years of Service

Dedicated Volunteer is a Constant Throughout YMOW’s 45 Years of Service

A lot has changed since Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels made its first delivery. But one constant throughout the organization’s 45-year history is Virginia – a dedicated volunteer who has spent a lifetime seeing that other people have the food they need. From her own children to hungry strangers, feeding people has always been important to ...

YMOW is Finalist in Vital Seniors Competition

YMOW is Finalist in Vital Seniors Competition

Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley, is a finalist in the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation’s Vital Seniors competition. Sponsored by the Glacier Hills Legacy Fund at the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, this $2.5 million initiative seeks innovative means to lasting, positive outcomes for seniors and their ...

Art Opens Doors for YMOW Meal Recipient

Art Opens Doors for YMOW Meal Recipient

James is surrounded by pieces of a wide and open world – self-created portraits of zebras and lions, a bust of Cleopatra and artfully crafted porcelain eggs from Europe fill the walls, shelves and tables of his living space. Despite being largely homebound, James finds ways to stay connected with the world outside the house ...

 

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