Did you know the state of Florida has the highest incidence of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) in the U.S.?  AMD is the leading cause of blindness in the U.S. in people over 70 years of age.  Approximately 2 million Americans suffer from this disease, with women nearly...

The Miami VA Healthcare System, including all our clinics and the Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center, want to remind the Veterans of South Florida that VA Healthcare is funded and will remain open during the government shutdown. This includes all primary care, specialty care,...

The Space Coast Home, Health & Active Living Show will be held on the same day as the Brevard Cancer Walk, and will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19, beginning at 9 a.m. More than 2,000 people are expected to attend the Space Coast Home, Health...

Alamo Pawn Shop recently gave some recorded books to the Sims Veterans Nursing Home, and a monetary donation to the ARC and the Special Programs for Special Kids and Pediatrics Plus. Springfield, FL (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Alamo Pawn Shop recently gave gifts to two different community...

Med Tech Services of South Florida, Inc., which changed its name to Senior Home Care in January, today announced that its office in Sunrise, Fla. is a recipient of the Top 25 Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction presented by Fazzi Associates. The office provides home health care...

Home-delivered meals bring not only food to seniors but also the opportunity to remain in their homes. A new study by Brown University public health researchers projects that if every U.S. state in the lower 48 expanded the number of seniors receiving meals by just...

Med Tech Services of South Florida, Inc., which changed its name to Senior Home Care in January, today announced that its office in Sunrise, Fla. is a recipient of the Top 25 Patient Satisfaction Award of Distinction presented by Fazzi Associates. The office provides home...

Caregiving is always tough, but it's that much tougher when caregivers have to rely on family ties that are ambiguous, strained or virtually nonexistent, suggests a University of Michigan study. Published online this month in the Journal of Marriage and Family, the U-M study is one of...

A new AARP-Alcon survey finds many are misinformed about cataract surgery. Here's the straight scoop if you or a parent is facing the procedure. Cataract surgery can help restore your vision. Myth: Cataract surgery is painful. Fact: It can be uncomfortable but shouldn't hurt. After sedating you, the doctor will numb...