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Issue: October 2017: Get Disaster Relief Assistance

Publish Date: September 30, 2017

As the nights get cooler, we start thinking of cold weather comfort foods. Chili always pops into my mind. This chili adds the always popular pumpkin flare. It can even be served in a pumpkin bowl!!

Feeling like Fall... Delicious Pumpkin Chili

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Published: September 30, 2017

A prescription for pill-taking

According to a study conducted a few years back by Georgetown University, more than 131 million people – that’s 66% of all adults in the United States – take...

6 Concerns for Your Prescribed Medications

  6 Concerns for Your Prescribed Meds: Interactions, Safety, Costs, Storage, Expiration, Virtual Medicine Cabinet A sure sign of life change can be what your medicine...

I Really Don’t Want To Take My Pills! What Can I Do?

In my practice, I look forward to the all the conversations surrounding what it takes to have the health you envision now and in the future. Medications are a big part of this...

INSIDE ADVISOR: Plan to Protect Your Assets from Long-Term Care

One of the greatest fears faced by aging Americans is that they may need a lot of care at home, in an assisted living or in a nursing home. This not only means a great loss of...

INSIDE ADVISOR: Be a Bosom Buddy – You May Save a Life

Be a Bosom Buddy – You May Save a Life   October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This reminded me of some special women in my life. I called my best friend to make sure she...

INSIDE ADVISOR: Why You Should Have an Ophthalmologist

One in six Americans age 65 and older has a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. The risk of eye disease increases with age, yet many older...

INSIDE ADVISOR: Serving Those Who Served Their Country

VITAS brings unique care to veterans near the end of life Forty years of experience has taught VITAS that military service can be very meaningful to veterans as they near the end of...

Bathrooms…The Monster Out To Get You!

While you’re taking care of that, answer these questions, to save your life. Medications can be sensitive to light, moisture and other things that are in your bathroom not to...

Votran Serves the Community Through Hurricane Irma

Votran Gold Service In September’s issue, we discussed the importance of having a disaster plan and knowing where you and your loved ones would go during an emergency. We also...

Travel Smart: Vaccinations, Currency Exchange, Insurance, & International Travel

Travel Smart: Vaccinations, Currency Exchange, Insurance, & International Travel I’m writing this column with exactly 19 hours before I bring a group of 20 on the trip of a...

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: When did Medicare Advantage begin?

The Balanced Budget Act of 1997, introduced the term Medicare+Choice Part C of Medicare, Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 renamed...

After the Storm: Hurricane IRMA – Florida’s Ugly Ex-Girlfriend — Get Disaster Relief Assistance

FEMA Disaster Relief You man be eligible for assistance Recovering after the storm can be a daunting task. For some it’s more than just picking up the branches and catching...

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Benefits of Participation in Lifelong Learning

In their article “Cognitive benefits of participation in lifelong learning institutes,” Simone & Scuilli reference the fountain of youth that eluded Ponce De Leon and...

INSIDE ADVISOR: Let’s Talk About Retirement Living — The House vs. The Apartment

Home is where the heart is and that does not necessarily mean living in a house. Home is your place to relax, visit with friends and have the freedom to live your life. There are many...

INSIDE ADVISOR: 13 Fearless Things To Know About Your Social Security Card

    While many of us look forward to Friday, with its end-of-the-workweek designation and our weekend plans, certain cultures consider it an unlucky day. Some people,...

Medication Quick Tips

Take care of your body, at least as well as you would take care of your Shiny New Car! Know why you’re taking this medication, Get the information from your Doctor. Know the optimal...

October 2017 Days of the Month

October 2017 Special, Wacky Days & Holidays 1st CD Player Day International Coffee Day World Vegetarian Day 2nd Name Your Car Day Custodial Worker Day World Farm Animals Day...

Business Spotlight: Welcome to the World of Husse

Husse was founded in Sweden in 1987. Today, Husse sells and markets a wide range of premium quality dog and cat food, cat litter, and various accessories throughout the whole...

INSIDE ADVISOR: VA Benefits, What Does Your Medicine Cabinet Say About You?

  I encourage you to visit us at Volusia County Veterans Services and let our counselors explore whether any of these present day conditions can be connected to your service....
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