Nutrition feeds the body, mind and soul


  By Doreen Boudreau, Director of Marketing Buena Vida Estates As people age, nutrition and socialization rank right up there with exercise on the ladder of importance. Good nutrition throughout adulthood can help reduce risk of chronic disease as well…


Community Needs Lead to Transformation


Melbourne Terrace Rehabilitation recently went through a transformation and unveiled new equipment and programs at the center by Laureen Albrecht Many new programs were added because of community need. Existing care programs including cardiac, pulmonary, lymphedema, balance and wound care…


To Your Health: Women’s Joint Care


By Dr. DeLorenzi  Many of the female patients that come into the DeLorenzi Orthopaedic Center (DOC) office have various complaints about multiple joint pains. These women (often in the prime of their lives) have actually felt that they were “older”…


Stay in Shape and Have Fun


….keep mind and body healthy with dancing. Besides being fun, dance has health benefits that may surprise you. Shows like “Dancing with the Stars” are popular to watch, but Robin Sandland of Dance Club International explains why you should get…


Gaining the competitive edge


LearningRx’s innovative training methodology helps students boost brain performance Throughout high school, teenagers are challenged to become college ready. Academic excellence, positive peer relationships and extracurricular activities are the resume builders that equate to success. But are the tools this…

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The Memory Game


The occasional “senior moments” of forgetting the name of a place or acquaintance, misplacing your wallet/watch, and missing an appointment now and again are nuisances. But how do you know when it is time for you or a loved one…


A model for medical organizations


BIMDA continues its organizational ascent in Brevard County in 2013 Glad Kurian, honorary executive director of the Brevard Indo-American Medical & Dental Association (BIMDA), glows with pride when talking about the organization’s latest accolade – receiving the 2012 “Organization of…


Matters of the Heart


Although heart disease is often thought of as a problem for men, more women than men die of heart disease each year.  Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, causing more than…


Swing, Run, Jump, Swim


Whatever sport is your favorite, keeping healthy and ahead of the game takes time and dedication and the unfortunate truth is sports injuries are common part of any pastime. Even if you’re not a professional athlete a sports medicine physician…


An Ancient Approach to Fitness


For the last 30 years or so, I have been told over and over again how to take care of myself. Eat right, don’t smoke, exercise, don’t drink too much, get regular check-ups, drive safely, etc. We all know these…