The 411 on Strokes

By Lisa Ferrer | July 16, 2021 |

By Synovia Simons, MS, RDN, LDN 5/29/2021 Did you know that in America, every 4 seconds, someone has a stroke, and every 4 minutes, someone dies from a stroke?1 In the U. S, stroke is the 5th leading cause of death, and because of the damage it causes to brain tissue, it is the leading cause…

Pain-Free? Yes Please!

By Lisa Ferrer | July 2, 2021 |

By Betty Figueroa, Dietetic Intern, Keiser University During a visit for physical therapy on my knee after recovering from knee surgery, my physical therapist advised me, “Motion is Lotion.” To put it another way, she was telling me to keep moving my body. My knee would often hurt a lot before physical therapy, but it…

Tips for Affording Senior Dental Care

By Lisa Ferrer | June 11, 2021 |

Photo Credit: pexels.com Tips for Affording Senior Dental Care Health issues can develop and compound as you age, but one area that tends to go untreated is the health of your teeth.  There are many reasons why dental care falls to the back burner – difficulties making it to the dentist, other health issues, or…

Food For Thought: The Role of Nutrition in Healthy Aging

By Lisa Ferrer | May 13, 2021 |

New Film Emphasizes the Role of Nutrition in Healthy Aging throughout the LifespanThe way we eat throughout our lives impacts the way we age. Without proper nutrition our bodies can’t stay healthy, fight off disease, or deal with illnesses that we already have. Poor nutrition weakens our immune systems and leaves us vulnerable to infections,…

The Crisis of Malnutrition Among Older Floridians: The Time to Act is Now

By pwsadmin | April 28, 2021 |

At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs

By Lisa Ferrer | April 14, 2021 |

Meal programs for older adults have long been underfunded. The new economic recovery plan will help. Click the link to read this article on The New York Times website

David Lomaka Shares March for Meals Plans with Great Day Live Tampa Bay

By Lisa Ferrer | March 2, 2021 |

Get involved with March for Meals March is National March for Meals Month, and was designed to rally communities around the vulnerable seniors who rely on this much-needed service. Click the link below to watch the video from 10TampaBay.com. https://www.wtsp.com/article/features/great-day-live/get-involved-with-march-for-meals-meals-on-wheels-seniors-help-tampa-bay/67-2d632bf4-72bb-41cd-81b0-3915a9afe86b

Neighbors Chip In to Help the People Around Them

By pwsadmin | February 4, 2021 |

Pinellas’ Neighborly spotlights the positive side of life for an aging population. See the article from Tampa Bay Business & Wealth Magazine.

3 Things Families Should Keep in Mind When Choosing Senior Care

By pwsadmin | November 20, 2020 |

Photo Credit: Pexels Are you deciding which senior care option is best for your parent or loved one? It’s a tough choice, especially when emotions are involved, and it’s not one that should be made in a hurry. There are so many smaller decisions and questions to consider, and the final decision can be just…

Neighborly needs nearly 300 more volunteers to deliver meals to seniors in the region

By pwsadmin | October 30, 2020 |

Please click on the link below from thatssotampa.com