Amid the steady hum of sewing machines and the buzz of friendly chatter, members of the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida Project Hope Sewing Circle enjoyed an old-time sewing bee for a great cause, on Oct. 5, at the Network’s Foundation headquarters off Pine Ridge...

When you think of the health care industry in Lee County, it’s easy to think only of the dominant Lee Memorial Health System. But what about the practices that are not part of Lee Memorial, the so-called “independent” clinics and medical professionals who still account for...

About 6.5 million seniors struggle with signs of depression, but 10 percent receive any kind of treatment. Left undiagnosed, their suicide rates remain seven times higher than other age groups. The good news: When depression is diagnosed, exercise could prove life-saving. Viewing exercise as medicine to...

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...