Celebrate National Heart Month! Love Your Heart with Superfoods and Kindness

The heart is a marvel. The most vital of the vital organs, we will live no more than a few seconds without its ceaseless, rhythmic activity. So silent is its faithful work, taking it for granted is inevitable. Until something goes wrong, we may not give our hearts a thought. The human heart is a muscle, unique in its type. It begins its work long before birth and continues for all of life. Acting as

Making Sense of Senior Safety

Observing the safety hazards in a senior’s home is one thing. Living them is another. It’s not always easy to understand the physical limitations older adults face that could make home a virtual minefield for an aging parent. According to research conducted by the Home Instead Senior Care® network, nearly 100% of emergency room doctors in the U.S. and Canada report that the following health conditions are very serious risk factors as potential causes for injuries or accidents

Senior Friendship Health Centers –Restoring Hope One Patient at a Time

The Senior Friendship Health Center (SFHC) was established in Collier County in 1985 to serve the medical and dental needs of low-income older adults. Our patients are age 50+ who live at 200% or less of the Federal Poverty level, thereby living on less than $24,120 per year. Our center provides care to patients that have very few places to turn for services after they pay for housing, food, or transportation. Our medical and dental

Complete and Total Relaxation

Bonita Springs keeps getting better and better! As a part of this blossoming community, we now have a brand-new wellness facility at the corner of Bonita Beach Road and 41. In the wake of hurricane Irma Paradise Wellness & Event Center began to emerge in this area with a mission to encourage enhance and empower the community. Today, they have manifested into one of the most incredible healing spaces this country has to offer. The

Medical Cannabis – Continuing the Conversation Without Stigma

In addition to providing one on one consultations, The Livingston Foundation educates through classes, events and media, continuing the cannabis conversation without stigma. Our mission is to increase health, hope and happiness through cannabis education. The Livingston Foundation provides free, confidential help to those wanting to learn more about how to access and use medical cannabis. As a cannabis patient myself, I know how overwhelming it can be to learn about this complex plant that

Why Do I Need a Primary Care Physician?

Many people believe they only need a doctor when they are sick. However, having a primary care physician may be your key to staying healthy. An important responsibility of a primary care physician is providing preventative care. Think of your primary care physician as your wellness coach, who will protect your health through regular checkups, and will make sure you get the screenings you need to identify any concerns as early as possible. There are