One popular question we often hear is how can seniors remain independent in their own homes. Making sure seniors are safe in their homes goes a long way, and one of the most important ways to do that is to fall-proof the house. Take our quiz on the best steps to take to prevent falls in the home on page 8.
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Adult Daycare Stimulates Minds While Offering Caregivers a Change of Pace
Gessler Clinic’s Dr. Alan Gasner Approaches 50 Years of Medical Practice
Health and Happiness Have No Age Limit
Everybody wants to live a fulfilling life, age gracefully and enjoy the golden years. Maintaining your physical and mental health plays a crucial role in that endeavor. That means it’s important not only to eat right and keep your body moving but also to keep your mind stimulated as well. In this Senior Edition of Central Florida Health News, we touch on some of these very important issues.
National Infant Immunization Week
Many have received immunizations throughout their lifetime, but it’s often taken for granted how much of an impact these vaccines have on the lives of those in our communities, counties, state and even country. The Florida Department of Health in Polk County recognizes April 24-May1 as National Infant Immunization Week. This is an annual observance promoting the benefits of immunizations for children from birth to age 2.
Don't Just Feed Your Appetite, Feed Your Brain
You invite friends over for dinner and spend a couple of days planning, shopping and cooking. By doing so, you have not only created an enjoyable evening for all, but you have exercised your brain.
SHARING IS CARING
Central Florida Health Care Explains the Importance of the Health Information Exchange
7 Ways to Sharpen Your Mind at Any Age
If getting older is getting old to you, you can do many things to improve your brain and your life. Many of us worry about developing dementia, and it’s never too early or too late to boost your brain’s functioning. We all know how it feels to walk into a room and ask, “Why did I come in here?” This can happen at any age and can make you feel like you’re losing your mind. In some ways, you are losing access to short-term memory. The good news is your memory can be restored and enhanced. The earlier you begin to implement holistic tools, the better your aging experience will be. These eight tips are good places to start.
When Man's Best Friend Is Also the Best Medicine
The powerful bond between humans and their pets has always been easily recognizable. Still, every year when we put together the Pets & Your Health edition of Central Florida Health News, we find stories of courage and understanding so strong we can’t help but be inspired.
Pet Allergies? Get the Facts on the Best Way to Cope
A Service Canine, A Veteran, and the Journey Back From the Edge
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO HEALTH & FITNESS TECH - THE WFH (WORKOUT FROM HOME) EDITION
If the new year has you motivated to drop your quarantine 15 or take steps to boost your immunity amid the still-raging COVID-19 pandemic, there’s no shortage of smart health and fitness technologies that can help you meet your goal.
2020's Most Common Passwords Are Laughably Insecure
Chances are that if a password is easy for you to remember, a hacker can easily crack it. And despite years (and years) of tech companies warning consumers to use hard-to-crack passwords, plus two-factor authentication, people are still using laughably insecure codes.
COWORKING COMMUNITIES CHART A NEW PATH DURING COVID-19
We checked in with Pauline Roussel, CEO of Berlin-based Coworkers to find out what’s next in collaborative (but socially distanced) workspaces.
Free Online Learning Activities to Keep Your Kids Busy
Whether or not you have a degree in education, if you have kids, you’re now a teacher. Fortunately there are many online resources to keep them entertained. Some have always been free; others are now gratis thanks to companies dropping paywalls while schools are closed. You can take your kids on a virtual museum visit, secretly teach them chemistry with cooking, and get some phys ed into their days with digital dance-offs. Best of all, a lot of these are self-directed, so you can get work done or take some time for yourself while your kids are having fun and getting educated.
Tech Tips - From The Simple To The Very Specific
Are you the IT staff of choice for your family, friends, and chance acquaintances?