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7 Tips to Help Select a Geriatric Care Manager

A care manager is a person who can help find the right doctors, health care facilities, and other support and management for an older loved one in your life. Although much of what they do focuses on health, geriatric care managers also may assist with financial, housing, crisis management, family support, and legal issues, according…
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Business Spotlight: Moore Fowinkle & Schroer Insurance of Bradenton

Insurance is an important part of many facets of life. However, comparing insurance prices isn’t always easy, and knowing how to analyze differences in coverage can get mind-boggling. That’s where the insurance experts at Moore Fowinkle & Schroer of Bradenton can help. Called “MoFoScho” for short, their office has served Bradenton for more than 40…
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A Closer Look at Drug and Alcohol Addiction Among the Elderly

When you hear that someone is addicted to drugs or alcohol, what image do you have in your mind? Is it of a person who is younger or middle-aged? You may be surprised to learn how common drug and alcohol addiction are among the older population.  In fact, 2.5 million older adults are addicted to…
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4 Day Trips From the Bradenton/Sarasota Area

Looking for something out of the ordinary to do in the Bradenton/Sarasota area? While we’ve got plenty of fun things in our beautiful area, it’s always nice to take a road trip and discover new parts of Florida. Here are four ideas for day trips, just a couple hours away from Bradenton and Sarasota. 1.…
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Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors

With the holidays upon us, get into the gift giving spirit by finding the best gift for the senior in your life. Gifts can range from simple necessities to extravagant luxuries; it's up to you to decide what will fit your senior’s needs and personality. The Necessities Especially if your loved one lives in a…
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The Best Programs for Seniors in Manatee County

Getting active, attending recreational classes, and maintaining good health are some great ways to be active in the Manatee County community. Luckily we have some great programs that offer all those fun activities and more. Senior Advantage Program of Manatee Healthcare System Hosted by Manatee Memorial Hospital and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, this membership offers…
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