Category Archives: Health and Fitness

Here’s How to Prepare for Flu Season During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic numbers in Florida are trending down as of early September, but health experts fear that they will rise again this fall and winter.  In addition, the fall and winter brings us to the flu season, another serious potential threat to public health. In fact, about 8% of people get sick from the…
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Older Adults Can Get ADHD, Too

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has become so commonly known, it’s often now just called ADD or ADHD. You may know a kid or has it, or you may even have a kid who has been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. However, did you know that ADHD can also occur in older adults? Just like having ADHD can…
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7 Ways to Help Seniors Stay Cool This Summer

It’s hot out! That’s no secret this time of year, especially in Florida, but it bears extra repeating if you are a senior or if you are caring for a senior. Those over age 65 are more prone to heat-related problems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here’s why: Older people more…
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MourningAmerica.org Brings Light To Losses from COVID-19

As of July 7th, more than 130,000 people in the U.S. have died due to COVID-19. Because of the rapid spread of the virus and the inability to have a proper burial for many of those lost, it may feel as if those losses are, well, lost in the shuffle of life. The founders of…
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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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