Proper Planning Means Aging in Place With Ease

By WebAdmin | September 29, 2021 |

Photo via Pexels Aging in place has become a popular option for many, but is it right for you? There are several benefits, but in order to make it work, you need to be assured of your safety. It’s smart to take a dual approach to ensure that you stay out of harm’s way. To…

Nutrition And Aging – August 2021

By WebAdmin | August 24, 2021 |

Aging on the Suncoast – Senior Nutrition & Volunteerism

By WebAdmin | August 5, 2021 |

In Pinellas and Pasco Counties, a high percentage of seniors suffer from malnutrition or food insecurity. COVID exasperated this issue yet nutrition providers found innovative ways to feed older adults and continue welfare checks. On this month’s Aging on the Suncoast, Jason Martino sits down with two local nutrition providers to illustrate senior hunger, highlight…

Are you hurricane-season ready?

By WebAdmin | July 28, 2021 |

Synovia Simons, MS, RDN, LDN  7/23/2021  Happy July, Neighborly clients! Are you prepared for hurricane season?  June was the beginning of hurricane season, but it peaks in August so, you still have time to prepare. It is vital to purchase your hurricane supplies, including water and food, before a hurricane to avoid a shortage of supplies. Not sure how to…

The 411 on Strokes

By WebAdmin | 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 WebAdmin | 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 WebAdmin | 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 WebAdmin | 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 WebAdmin | 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