The Jackson County Senior Citizens Center and the county Agricultural Extension Service teamed up with more than a dozen health-related businesses and organizations to host a seasonal health fair Tuesday at the Jackson County Agriculture Complex on Penn Avenue in Marianna. The “Fall Into A Healthy...

Senior Home Care, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Naples, Fla. office will be serving the community from a new location, effective today. Formerly operating at 9975 Tamiami Trail North, the office is now located at 9150 Galleria Court in Suite 100 of Galleria...

John DeMarco and Gary Smith Brokers at Re/Max Executive Realty recently sold Midtown Manor, a 105 bed Assisted Living Facility located in Hollywood, Florida. Midtown Manor was sold on 10/15/2013 for $5,700,000.00.  At the time of closing, Midtown Manor Assisted Living Facility was 97% occupied.  This property...

Just as the 1963 Community Mental Health Act ushered in a new era, the Affordable Care Act is intended to have much the same impact on the access to and delivery of medical care. The ACA offers the largest expansions of mental health and substance abuse...

Samira Beckwith, president and CEO of Hope HealthCare Services, chairs the National Hospice Foundation board of directors and is a National Hospice Work Group founding director. She also serves in the Board of National Coalition of Cancer Survivorship, NCCS, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization...

As part of the United Healthcare and Florida 4-H “Eat4-Health” partnership, more than 70 4-H youth leaders from across the state gathered at Camp Cherry Lake on Sept. 14 to to become “Teen Health Ambassadors” and to bring their knowledge and skills back to their...

As the state of Florida officially observes Healthcare Quality Week this week, I recognize our dedicated VA health care professionals for the work they do to provide the very best health care to our nation’s heroes. At Bay Pines, our dedicated employees – many of whom...

Jackson Health System and Florida International University’s Wertheim College of Medicine on Wednesday announced plans for FIU physicians to begin providing care to hospitalized patients at Jackson Memorial in Miami, marking the first time that physicians affiliated with any academic institution other than the University...

As Americans seek improved healthcare quality and patient safety, one path patients, healthcare professionals and government officials agree upon is making healthcare more patient centered.  Healthcare Quality Professionals are the frontline people in the healthcare industry who work to keep the quality focus on patients...

The stereotype of caring for a family member is that it's so stressful it harms the caregiver's health. But that's not necessarily so. Studies are conflicted, finding that caregiving can harm or help the caregiver. Here's one on the plus side. A study finds that people...