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Articles from the June 1, 2017 edition

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Jr. ROWITA Fellowship Awards and Fundraiser

The St. Johns Cultural Council "Bought the House" for the Friday, May 12th performance of I Ought to be in Pictures at the Limelight Theatre. Money raised through the benefit will go to support the...

 
 By Jose Concha DPM    Health    June 1, 2017

Don't Let Diabetes Knock You Off Your Feet!

Diabetes mellitus (DM) represents several diseases in which high blood glucose levels over time can damage the nerves, kidneys, eyes, and blood vessels. Diabetes can also decrease the body's ability...

 
 By Susan Yarian MD    Health    June 1, 2017

Effective and Safe Treatment for Vaginal Dryness

Great news for women who suffer from chronic irritation of the vagina or vulva! Finally, we have an effective, safe treatment for vaginal dryness. A laser treatment, marketed as the Mona Lisa Touch, h...

 

3D Mammography to be offered at Flagler Imaging Center

Flagler Imaging Center is pleased to introduce 3D mammograms later this fall. The Genius™ 3D Mammography Exam is the most exciting advancement in mammography in over 30 years. A Genius exam is an...

 

Stellar Donates $100,000 to Flagler Health Care Foundation

Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, has committed to donate a total of $100,000 to Flagler Health Care Foundation over the...

 
 By Dr. Larry Lake    Health    June 1, 2017

Supplementing Vitamins and Minerals in Older Adults

In this FORUM, Erika Cook will discuss the importance of over the counter vitamin and mineral supplements. Erika is the Director of Dining and Nutrition Services at BayView Healthcare and holds a...

 

The Art of Spider Vein Treatment: Sclerotherapy & Laser Therapy - Restoring the youth in your legs

If you are one of the many who suffer from discomfort, pain, or poor self-image due to varicose veins, spider veins, or venous reflux, a wide array of minimally invasive treatment options are availabl...

 

Children Caught in the Crossfire

Most parents would do anything to protect their children, yet this alone is the most debilitating outcome from highly dysfunctional relationships. Whether still married or long divorced, the children...

 
 By Susan Detar CFm    Health    June 1, 2017

Preparing for Breast Surgery

Your doctor has told you that breast surgery is necessary. After the immediate shock you wonder what will it be like, when will it happen and how can I be ready for it and recovery. After leaving the...

 

Providing Compassionate, Dignified, & Personal Services to Remember Your Loved One

When a death occurs, there are certain criteria, mandated by law, which must be recognized and requirements fulfilled as a routine matter. Beyond this, the coordination of services and disposition...

 

Senior Move Management-Moving an Aging America

What is a senior move manager? Moving is not an event---but a process. A Senior Move Manager is a professional who specializes in assisting older adults and their families with both the physical and...

 

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 no...

 

AAA Travel Helps Members Rock the Night Away

Somewhere along the Caribbean sunset, AAA Travel embarks on its largest attended member group cruise ever. Over 700 members gather to dance, celebrate, and reminisce with the hottest musical acts of...

 
 By John Reardon    Finance    June 1, 2017

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...

 
 By Rosa Shala    Finance    June 1, 2017

Investing for Income 101

Shifting your focus to protection and income doesn't mean completely sacrificing growth: it just means no longer making it your top priority, as it likely was in your 30s and 40s. At that age, most...

 

A Tale of Three Women

Three successful, divorced women, ages 35, 38 and 42 meet in a support group organized by their oncologist. They have all been diagnosed with different types of cancer. While the details of their...

 

St. Gerard: There's Lots Happening Behind That Fence

St. Gerard Campus – that little building with the big fence - has free programs available for local new moms or those young ladies who just found out they are pregnant. The Pregnancy Center...

 
 By Joan Whitson    Community    June 1, 2017

Early Learning Coalition Presents New Preschool Arts Program

The Early Learning Coalition of North Florida (ELC) has initiated a new "Meet the Masters" art program for four year olds. The program provides engaging art curriculum for the children to learn about...

 

Rodeheaver Foundation Receives Rotary Funds

Krista Purcell, Director of Development with Rodeheaver Foundation, accepted a $19,818.00 grant award from District 6970 Rotary Foundation for a project to modernize a learning lab at Rodeheaver...

 

Kid's Fishing Clinic in Palm Coast

Kids' Fishing Clinics are one-day educational events established by the Outreach and Education section of the Division of Marine Fisheries Management, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...

 
 By Ric Lehman    Community    June 1, 2017

In an Instant

I've spent most of my adult life working with people with Special Needs. You see, I founded and run Haven Horse Ranch. We work with people with Autism, MS, MD, Cerebral Palsy, Down's Syndrome,...

 
 By Lisa Harris    Fashion    June 1, 2017

Get a Great Haircut!

How do you get a great haircut? First, you go to a professional hair stylist that really knows what they are doing. Next: a professional stylist will strongly urge you to have an in depth...

 

The Social Media Maze

Do you have a small business and wonder where to start with your social media and web presence? It is an environment that is evolving and changing all of the time. It's almost like walking through a...

 

A Classic Theatre Celebrates Rawlings' Anniversary with Encore of A Tea with Zora and Marjorie

A Classic Theatre announces the return of A Tea with Zora and Marjorie by Tallahasee playwright Dr. Barbara Speisman as part of the year-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of the publication of...

 

What's Happening at the COA

AARP Smart Driver Improvement Course The Council on Aging and AARP will be sponsoring a class for mature drivers (55 and over). A driver improvement course can help senior drivers keep driving...

 

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