St. Augustine Woman's Journal - Educational Resource to the Women of St. Johns County Since 2009

Articles from the February 1, 2017 edition

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TOE-RIFIC ADVICE for KIDS

Parents take their children to the dentist to have their teeth cleaned and vision and hearing screenings are done in school, but it is rare for children to have their feet examined. The developing...

 

Planning for Birth - Requires Thoughtful Consideration

Planning for the birth of a child happens months before the actual big day, and for some it begins even before a positive pregnancy test. Equipping oneself with knowledge is the best place to begin...

 

Flagler Hospital Achieves Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Healthgrades last week presented its 2017 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence to 258 hospitals out of 4,500 nationwide, recognizing facilities for performing in the top 5 percent...

 

Becker's Hospital Review Names Flagler Hospital Among the Nation's Top 100 for Women's Health Programs

Becker's Hospital Review has named St. Augustine's own Flagler Hospital among the Top 100 hospitals in the country with great women's health programs. According to Becker's, the hospitals on the list...

 

Diabetes - Take Back Control

Diabetes mellitus is a disease that prevents your body from properly using the food you eat to do the jobs it intended. The most common form is called type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes commonly...

 

Discover the Latest in Varicose Vein Treatment

A Solution to Leg Pain Have you taken a look at your legs lately? If you don't like what you see then, at the Centre for Advanced Vein Care, Dr. Ryan Pereira and Dr. David Ross are who can relieve...

 

Home Health Care: How it's changing

Jeffrey Smith (fictitious name), age 82, recently was discharged from the hospital with cellulitis of the right lower leg, diabetes, and hypertension. At discharge, the physician refers Mr. Smith to...

 

Healing Broken Relationships

Imagine for a moment that you are bending down planting flowers by your mailbox. It a crisp, and warm spring day, and you feel relaxed and satisfied to be making your home more beautiful. You see your...

 

Have You Decided On Breast Reconstructive Surgery?

If the answer is yes, then please read on to discover some products which will bridge the gaps from mastectomy surgery through tissue expansion and final implant placement. During the expansion...

 

Simply Susie: Let us clean, cook and run errands for you! It's just a part of what we do!

Dear Friends: While many more mature adults are enjoying staying in their homes longer, some find they still need some extra "care". That's where I come in. I am offering a wide variety of "in home...

 

What Does a Cemetery Offer? Mausoleums, Columbariums and More

What are types of cemeteries and how are they different? There are traditional cemeteries and memorial parks and sometimes they are combined. In any case they can be operated as a business or a...

 

Senior Move Management Downsizing an Aging America

What do I do with all the stuff I no longer need and my kids and grandkids do not want? This is a question that a Senior Move Manager hears frequently. Whether you are downsizing, helping a parent...

 

The Art of Touring in Style

Discover exciting new places and immerse yourself in unique experiences! Embark on a North American adventure with Insight Vacations' award-winning guided vacations. AAA Travel and Insight Vacations,...

 

MEDICAID and Nursing Homes - What's the Deal?

He came into my office on a hot July day. The receptionist noticed that he was sweating and gave him a cool drink of water. As he filled out his information sheet he quipped, "You know I'm 85 today!"...

 
 By Rosa Shala    Finance    February 1, 2017

Today's Record Market Highs Offer More Cause for Concern than Comfort

Before you get too excited about the stock market hitting record highs recently, keep in mind the term, "irrational exuberance." It was coined by former Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan, and i...

 

Reverse Mortgages - Retirement Income for You?

Reverse Mortgages were created for homeowners aged 62 and older by HUD and are insured by FHA as an "Aging in Place" loan product. Seniors are living longer and living on limited income. The Reverse...

 

Why Hair Consultations are Needed Before You Cut or Color!

Consultations allow us to talk and figure out how to get hairstyles that work for you 365 days a year - not just the day after a trip to the hair salon! I will help you be realistic about what hairsty...

 

Going Home An Opportunity

I have always liked the quote "Carpe Diem", or in our language, "Seize the Day". One of my recent personal experiences with this was a decision to take a visit to my homeland of New Zealand. It is alw...

 

Got a Minute?

A lot can happen in a minute. For example: 250 babies are born every minute; lightning strikes the Earth 6,000 times every minute; there are 5 earthquakes every minute and Americans eat 21 thousand...

 

St. Francis House...Moving Forward

It has been 4 months since Hurricane Matthew came roaring into St. Augustine. Though we are thankful that we did not take a direct hit from the storm, St. Francis House, along with many of our...

 

ELC Names Preschool Teacher of the Year 2016

The Early Learning Coalition of North Florida has selected 2016's "Preschool Teacher of the Year" recipient, as well as honoring all the nominations. This year marks the 3rd Annual ELC of North...

 

How did you change the world today?

We're changing the world, one child at a time. With all the talk of late about changing the world, what have you done to make a change? Think one person can't do anything? Can't do enough? You would...

 

Sign up Now for the Annual 'Run for Peace 5k' on April 8, Benefitting Betty Griffin Center

For runners, walkers, and adults and children alike, there's no better way to kick off spring than supporting a good cause! The Betty Griffin Center Run for Peace 5k will be held on Saturday, April 8...

 

L.E.E. Language Teachers Win Awards

Donna Guzzo, Operations Administrator, Language Exploration Enrichment was presented with the prestigious Most Valued Educator award for the fifth consecutive year on October 20, 2016 at the annual...

 

Come One, Come All to the Greatest Show in St. Augustine..."Gatsby" is BACK!"

The time, is the 1920s when the now infamous Ringling brothers have started a traveling circus of freaks and mysteries alike. The evening will be unforgettable as you are truly transported back in tim...

 

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