Category Archives: Health and Fitness

March Is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, so it’s an ideal time to shed some light on this condition. Here are some frequently asked questions about MS to help your understanding of it. What is multiple sclerosis? It’s a disease of the central nervous system, and it can affect the brain, optic nerves, and the spinal…
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Stay Safe From the Coronavirus and Flu With These Tips for Seniors

No doubt about it, the spread of the new coronavirus across the globe, including in Southwest Florida and Manatee County, has made everyone more aware of how we can protect ourselves from germs. However, don’t forget about the flu as well. There still are people young and old who are affected by the flu in…
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Prediabetes Gives You a Chance to Develop Better Health Habits

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and you probably know about some of the health risks associated with diabetes. Diabetes, which refers to blood sugar that’s too high, can lead to problems with your eyes, kidneys, feet, and many other parts of the body. In worst-case scenarios when you have poorly controlled diabetes, the disease can…
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