The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called this the worst Flu season since the 2009 swine flu.

Flu experts agree that the 2017-18 flu season may not be a full-blown pandemic, but it sure is nasty. The flu is widespread across 48 US states right now. Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say doctors have been seeing as many patients as they did at the height of the 2009 […]

What to do in Delray? 

The Delray Art League proudly presents ‘Artists in the Park’, taking place on select weekends from October thru April 2018. ‘Artists in the Park’ is our premier outdoor show series in downtown Delray Beach. Come browse and purchase original works from some of the finest artists South Florida has to offer! Each show takes place […]

Crime Prevention Tips 

Here are some crime prevention tips you can use in your everyday life while at home, on your computer or while out on the road. Crime Prevention At Home: Keep doors and windows locked Keep your home well lit at night, both inside and outside Keep curtains closed at night Install a peephole in front […]

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) As you prepare for influenza season, we want to share important vaccine updates. 2017 – 2018 Recommendation Highlights. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and CDC continue to recommend annual influenza vaccination with an injectable influenza vaccine for everyone 6 months and older, including pregnant women. The […]

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Depression is Not a Normal Part of Growing Older

Depression is a true and treatable medical condition, not a normal part of aging. However older adults are at an increased risk for experiencing depression, especially if they are homebound or have multiple illnesses. If you are concerned about a loved one, offer to go with him or her to see a health care provider […]

Caregivers for Elderly Parents Are the New ‘Working Moms’

For companies nationwide, the adult children of elderly parents have become today’s version of the working mom. Now companies face a new challenge when it comes to retaining valued workers. As Americans live longer, more and more are developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Their needs have become so profound that it is […]

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New Year Resolutions Seniors Can Make

Here are some realistic ways that seniors can improve their lives and well-being as we enter into the new year. While many of these resolutions are good advice for people of all ages, these resolutions should be fairly easy for seniors to obtain. Exercise Regularly This is a popular resolution for people of all ages.  […]

Why should people get vaccinated against the flu?

Why should people get vaccinated against the flu? Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently, but millions of people get the flu every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized and thousands or tens of […]

When is Chanukah in 2017?

When is Chanukah? 2017:  December 12-December 20 Note that the first candle of the menorah is lit at nightfall of the first date listed above (the dates for other years are found below). If you want to know when is Chanukah, there is a good chance you may appreciate some other basic Chanukah info. What Is […]

Recipe of the Month – Sugar Free Spice Latte Syrup

RECIPE OF THE MONTH SUGAR FREE PUMPKING SPICE LATTE SYRUP INGREDIENTS ½ Cup Truvia 1 Cup Water A dash of salt 1 tsp. Vanilla 2 tsps. Pumpkin Pie Spice mix ½ Cup Pure Pumpkin Puree DIRECTIONS In a small saucepan, make a simple syrup with Trulia (or other artificial sweetener), water and salt. Mix them […]