Never underestimate the power of a good meal — especially if it includes dessert. Elaine Christiansen ran the Pillsbury Bake Off for ages, has volunteered at the State Fair's Hamline Dining Hall for more than 50 years, and at age 88, still makes annual mission trips to Guatemala.
The past 100 years have seen a level of medical innovation unprecedented in human history. In just a few generations, we’ve seen the development of antibiotics, x-rays, organ transplants, the mapping of the human genome and the digitization of many medical functions.
A tour of Red Wing Shoes’ century-old factory to understand how the American icon blends tried and true with the new — techniques, machinery and even craftspeople — to make 16,000 pairs of work boots every week.
In the ’60s, Lay’s potato chips’ ”betcha can’t eat just one″ campaign linked the irresistibility of junk food with the reality of mindless overeating. In the ’90s, Pringles told us that “once you pop, you can’t stop.” Were these promises, or were they threats?
Some people have jobs that are incredibly cool: supermodels, international spies, astronauts. And some people have jobs that seem enviably cushy, like mattress testers or chocolate tasters. Into the center of this Venn diagram of desirable careers step the whisky ambassadors of the world, a cadre of spirits-savvy professionals whose life’s work is to teach you about the wonders of whisky.
From on-site sports bars to neighborhood dance hall events, long-term care facilities are changing the way they interact with residents and external communities.
Nine years ago, Todd Stivland sat down at his dining room table and started a small, quiet revolution in long-term care. The Minnesota-based family-practice physician had seen an increasing number of frail, elderly patients in his ofﬁce. He began to wonder if there could possibly be some way to “ﬁx” a system that allowed this kind of situation to occur.