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Apps For Chronic Diseases Becoming More Commonplace

Apps For Chronic Diseases Becoming More Commonplace

Monday, August 28, 2017

Richard J. Kuhehn

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    16 Apr, 2018
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    Seniors can shop for low cost fruits and vegetables at the Oldemeyer Center at 986 Hilby Avenue in Seaside every Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.  Brought to you by the Episcopal Senior Communities, you will find staples like Asparagus, Avocados, Cauliflower, Cilantro, Lettuce, Mushrooms Potatoes and Spinach at a great price.