Category Archives: Health and Fitness

Visiting Family Members: Is It Safe to Do So Now?

As states like Florida ease restrictions that were in place due to the new coronavirus outbreak, family members are talking about whether or not it’s safe to get together again. For senior family members, going a long time without seeing or spending time with grandkids has been tough, and many are more than ready to…
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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Did you know that there are 50 million people around the world living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia? That’s just one of the important numbers to keep in mind this June, during Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Here are a few facts about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia and a few ways you can help bring…
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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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