Stay Safe While Being Social

Social networking sites build upon the concept where you are connected to new people through people you already know. The purpose of some networking sites may be purely social, allowing users to establish friendships or romantic relationships, while others may Continue reading Stay Safe While Being Social

Live Your Adventure!

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Here comes Active Aging Week! Seniors around the globe are observing this weeklong awareness campaign, “Live Your Adventure.” This year’s theme calls older adults to challenge themselves to break their routines and try something new. Initiated in 2003 by the Continue reading Live Your Adventure!

Why Hydration is Critical for Seniors

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If there is one question that Floridians used to hearing from their doctor, it is “Are you drinking enough water?” I’m often reminding my patients of the importance of hydration. It goes beyond beating the heat; seniors are far more Continue reading Why Hydration is Critical for Seniors

Navigating the World of Healthcare Advanced Directives, Part Three

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This is part three in a four-part series dedicated to an in-depth examination of advance directives: who is eligible to make an advance directive, what it is, how to create one, and what to do with the document after it Continue reading Navigating the World of Healthcare Advanced Directives, Part Three