How to Help a Loved One Who Is Going Through Cancer Treatment

By WebAdmin | November 15, 2021 | Comments Off on How to Help a Loved One Who Is Going Through Cancer Treatment

When a family member or friend is diagnosed with cancer, it’s hard to know what to say or do for them. The truth is, there’s not much you can say. But there are things you can do to assist in the process and show them that they’re not alone. Here are some ways in which…

Nutrition and Aging

By WebAdmin | November 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Nutrition and Aging

What is your blood sugar level?

By WebAdmin | November 5, 2021 | Comments Off on What is your blood sugar level?

Author: Synovia Simons, MS, RDN, LDN 10/29/2021 Are you one of the 500,000+ adults living in Florida who have diabetes but do not know it? (1) Do you know your blood sugar levels? This article will discuss blood sugar, also known as blood glucose.  It includes what blood sugar is,  how it is used to…

Proper Planning Means Aging in Place With Ease

By WebAdmin | September 29, 2021 | Comments Off on Proper Planning Means Aging in Place With Ease

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 | Comments Off on Nutrition And Aging – August 2021

Aging on the Suncoast – Senior Nutrition & Volunteerism

By WebAdmin | August 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Aging on the Suncoast – Senior Nutrition & Volunteerism

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 | Comments Off on Are you hurricane-season ready?

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 | Comments Off on The 411 on Strokes

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 | Comments Off on Pain-Free? Yes Please!

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 | Comments Off on Tips for Affording Senior Dental Care

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…