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Five Ways to Boost Your Immune System

March 24, 2020 | Chris Hughes

A strong immune system is vital, not only during this unique time in history due to the threat of coronavirus, but all the time. Even after this crisis passes, there will always be viruses out there that a healthy immune system has a better chance of fighting off. Here are five ways to supercharge your immune […]


Six Things to Buy at the Grocery Store While Social Distancing

March 19, 2020 | Chris Hughes

These precautions we’ve taken due to the threat of coronavirus have taught us all about social distancing and working together — each individual must do their part in order for these measures to work and for life to get back to normal as soon as possible. Taking limited trips to the grocery store helps limit […]


Five Common-Sense Ways to Protect Yourself From Coronavirus (or any Virus)

February 24, 2020 | Chris Hughes

The COVID-19 disease, commonly known as coronavirus, has made its way from Asia to our shores, as the government and other public health officials mull what measures should be taken to prevent an outbreak in the United States. Unfortunately, a virus can be caught rather easily, and this one is of major concern to the […]


Five Tips to Pay-off Credit Card Debt

January 22, 2020 | Chris Hughes

For many, an unfortunate by-product of the holiday season is that sobering moment in mid-January when you open the credit card statement. It oftentimes reflects generous spending in December. Now, the question is: what’s the best way to get that debt paid off and out of the way? Here are five tips on paying-off that […]


Three Tips to Take That Extra Weight Off for Good

August 6, 2019 | Chris Hughes

Dieting can be more difficult once we get reach 60 years of age due to the body requiring fewer calories, but research shows losing as little as five to 10 percent of your body weight can lower blood pressure, as well as decrease the risk of both heart disease and type 2 diabetes. If you […]


Five Diet Tips to Improve Sleep

July 1, 2019 | Chris Hughes

A poll by the National Sleep Foundation found that 39 percent of people over the age of 65 wake up more than once during the night. Medical conditions, side-effects of medicines, mental health issues like stress and anxiety, and lack of exercise are among the reasons that older people don’t get a good night’s sleep, […]


Five Sun Safety Tips So You Don’t Get Burned This Summer

June 14, 2019 | Chris Hughes

With the summer months here, whether it’s at a park or one of our state’s popular beaches, we will be spending more time outdoors. However, the Florida heat can be intense. With that in mind, we would like to share with you five tips to stay safe while enjoying the warm temperatures. Camp Out in […]


Practical Mother’s Day Gifts for Senior Moms

May 1, 2019 | Chris Hughes

Finding the perfect gift to thank our mothers for the sacrifices they made to raise us is always top-of-mind at this time of year, with Mother’s Day approaching. The good news is, very few want material gifts. Most senior moms (55 percent) say that they want to spend quality time with their children and families. […]


How to Recognize Signs of Hearing Loss in Seniors

April 19, 2019 | Chris Hughes

While hearing loss in seniors is common – nearly one in every three people over the age of 65 have some type of hearing loss – having hearing loss treated and diagnosed is another story. According to an AARP poll, 47 percent of those surveyed report having untreated hearing loss. That can be dangerous. Studies […]