Cooking with a Microwave

By WebAdmin | November 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Cooking with a Microwave

Embrace Your Inner Chef, Using just the Microwave!  Author Brooke Beales, Keiser University Dietetic Intern  Has the idea of cooking a meal ever felt like a hassle? Maybe you think this way because of physical limitations, a lack of kitchen space, or because preparing a meal itself can seem overly demanding.  If this is the case, don’t worry. The trusty ol’ Microwave is the perfect appliance to help get the job done. Whether you’re reheating leftovers or preparing a meal from…

The Ultimate Guide to Cooking for One

By WebAdmin | November 16, 2021 | Comments Off on The Ultimate Guide to Cooking for One

Synovia Simons, MS, RDN, LDN Brooke Beales, Keiser Dietetic Intern Anita Frankhauser, MS, RDN, LDN 9/21/2021 Cooking for one can seem like a considerable effort for a small reward. There are many reasons you may not want to cook for one person: it takes too much time, it’s expensive, or it’s boring. Moreover, cooking for…

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…