Living Longer, Stronger Lives

The goal for most of us is not to simply to live longer lives, but to continue to live healthier, more engaged, more vibrant lives. Groundbreaking scientific studies now reveal that only about 30-35% of the chronic diseases we acquire are genetically based. This is really big news, because it means that approximately 70% of diseases that afflict us can be avoided by making good choices about our health and our lifestyles. What can be

Did You Know…

New studies have linked prolonged hearing loss with cognitive decline, dementia and Alzheimer’s. It makes sense when you consider these facts: 1 in 10 Americans experience some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss can affect people of all ages — varying from mild to profound. By the age of 65, 1 out of 3 people has a hearing loss. Hearing loss may be mistaken for aloofness, confusion, personality changes or dementia. Hearing loss is the

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