Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014

Health & Fitness

Pay attention to early symptoms of heart attacks

During a health education talk to seniors, I posed a couple of questions.
Updated: 2 months ago

Heading off the flu

A hint of lower humidity and leaves beginning to change color bring thoughts of fall, the holidays — and flu season. Bayfront Health Brooksville and Spring Hill aim to ensure people realize the importance of getting a flu vaccine.
Updated: 2 months ago
The secret of centenarians

The secret of centenarians

Celebrating your own centenary by reaching that much-coveted, yet often elusive, 100th birthday is quite a difficult goal to achieve for most people.
Updated: 2 months ago
LeBlanc: Preserving your memories

LeBlanc: Preserving your memories

For 12 years Dad lived with Alzheimer’s, and throughout those years I did everything I could to give him the best care I knew how. But there is one thing that I deeply regret: I did not take enough photographs of him. So today I am writing thi...
Updated: 2 months ago
Pedaling toward their fitness goal

Pedaling toward their fitness goal

On Friday, promptly at 10 a.m., the first group of eight seniors at the Residence at Timber Pines placed their feet on bicycle pedals and began pumping their way, mile by mile, toward a predetermined destination.
Updated: 2 months ago

LeBlanc: Delusions often absolutely terrifying

As my father’s caregiver, I’d have to say the darkest part of his Alzheimer’s disease for me was dealing with the hallucinations he endured during latter stages of his illness.
Updated: 2 months ago

Horizon Homecare enters Medline Pink Glove Dance Competition

To help find a cure for cancer, Horizon Homecare in Spring Hill employees stretched on pink exam gloves, choreographed their moves and — with community members’ help — entered the Medline Pink Glove Dance Competition.
Updated: 2 months ago

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