Category Archives: Local Bradenton/Sarasota Area

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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How Seniors Can Prep for Hurricane Season During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1 and continues through November 30. This year’s hurricane season is expected to be particularly active, and there’s the added challenge of continuing to manage the new coronavirus pandemic. So, just how can you help the seniors in your life be better prepared? Here are a few tips,…
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Secure Aging Participates in Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 5 million people around the U.S., and someone is diagnosed with it every 65 seconds. Alzheimer’s is a growing disease around the country as our population ages, and there is currently no cure. However, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s events across the U.S. are part of the effort to change…
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Sarasota Memorial Hospital Program Helps Seniors, Others, Gauge Driving Ability

Independence is one of the things that seniors value the most. That’s why asking seniors to stop driving because they could be a hazard to themselves or others is particularly hard. In the Sarasota/Bradenton area, we have an additional local resource that can take the pressure off caregivers.  The Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Driver Evaluation and…
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