Healthy Acadia to Host 2016 Washington County Food Summit
East Machias. Farmers, fishermen, harvesters and food enthusiasts are invited to attend the second biennial Washington County Food Summit organized by Healthy Acadia’s Washington County Community Food Council.
Macular degeneration, which is the following in a nutshell:
“Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a problem with your retina. It happens when the part of the retina called the macula is damaged. With AMD you lose your central vision. You cannot see fine details, whether you are looking at something close or far.
Rob Crone, Director of Nutrition and Auxiliary Services from Eastern Area Agency on Aging, will be in talk about how EAAA has just been awarded 225 addition Commodities Case Lots, which means that 225 more low income seniors will get a large box of nutritious food each month. This would significantly increase the nutrition of some needy seniors and keep them healthier.