Thumbnail image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay By Jan Larraine Cox   The Importance of Volunteerism It may seem that social groups exist for our attempts to stave off isolation, but they can evolve into a gift we give each other that takes...
Thumbnail image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay By Rebecca Fending  May is American Stroke Awareness Month, and with it, a good reason to learn or brush up on prevention, warning signs and how to help those dealing with the aftermath.    Stroke Prevention  Preventing...
By  Dale Bliss   Since its beginning, in 1953, South Florida Baptist Hospital has seen major additions, new technology and has cared for many patients. And yet, there was still more to come!     The same shovel that broke ground with the original...
Thumbnail mage by Hermann Traub from Pixabay By Kathy A. Megyeri  “The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of emancipation itself.”   -Virginia Woolf in “A Room of One’s Own” Want fascinating summaries of unsung...
Thumbnail image by Pexels from Pixabay By Kathy A. Megyeri  Most of us regard our own mothers as saints for tolerating our antics, being role models for us, caring for us while working and loving us when we were belligerent, crabby,...
Thumbnail image by Anselmo Pedraz from Pixabay BY RANDAL C. HILL  We’ve all been through this before. You hear a new tune on the radio, and it grabs you by the collar, demanding your attention. Soon the music is burrowing deep...
By Fred Cicetti  Q. Do we lose our sense of taste as we get older?  In general, sensitivity to taste gradually decreases with age. But there are some people whose taste isn’t affected by getting older.   The ability to taste food and...
Adapted from 12 Tips for Keeping Love Alive in Your Senior Years, by Mia Taylor (Cheapism.com)  As Valentine’s Day cards and candies fill the stores, it’s a great time to rekindle those relationship flames. Here are three fun ways to...
From Family Features When cooking, keep in mind small changes that can make a big impact on heart health. High cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for heart disease and stroke, with about 38% of American adults diagnosed...
Thumbnail image by S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay By Jan Larraine Cox  About Blue Zone Areas The blue zone areas of the world—Sardinia, Italy; Ikaria, Greece; Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica; Loma Linda, California; and Okinawa, Japan--share certain practices that increase...
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