Fitness—a state of mind, body and spirit

Remember cheeseburger, french fries and a coke? That used to be a perfectly acceptable balanced meal. Of course in those days, we walked everywhere, rode bicycles, roller-skated, went hiking and did a lot of swimming, canoeing, dancing and fooling around.  We didn’t think much about what we had to do to balance our caloric...

Medicare Advantage Plans

What is a Medicare Advantage Plan and how does it differ from straight Medicare? How do you sign up and when? Medicare recipients need to examine their plans annually to determine whether they have the best plan for their current needs. Many seniors and disabled do not realize that they must make a choice...

New UF clinical study funded by the Parkinson Research Foundation links Parkinson’s Disease with dance

The Center for Arts in Medicine at the University of Florida College of Fine Arts conducts a weekly Dance for Life program designed to help people with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD) improve their quality of life through enhanced physical well-being, social interaction, creative expression and targeted improvements in Parkinson’s symptoms. “ The...

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