Unlocking Memories: Shining a Spotlight on Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month
Every year, June is dedicated to Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, a special time to inform people about the malicious thief known as Alzheimer's disease. The progressive neurological disorder affects millions worldwide, and closer to home the Florida Department of Health says it was the ninth leading cause of death in Leon County in 2021.
posted: May 31, 2023
Gazing Ahead to Summer: How You Can Prepare Your Skin and Body From the Sun
As the days grow longer and the temperatures rise, here in North Florida we know summer is just around the corner, with its promise of endless outdoor adventures and delightful moments. However, it's essential to ensure that you're well-prepared so you can safely enjoy the season’s activities.
posted: May 31, 2023
Women’s Health Care Month is in Full Bloom
As temperatures rise and flowers bloom, it’s clear that May is upon us. Amid these weather changes, May is also the time to celebrate Women’s Health Care Month. This month is dedicated to all things women’s health, a time for health experts to raise awareness of the challenges and diseases women may face. The goal is to encourage them to take care of themselves and put their health first.
Taking Control of Your Asthma
May is Asthma Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and teach people how to lessen their asthma symptoms. Floridians diagnosed with Asthma are more common than you might think – according to the Florida Asthma Coalition 1 in 9 children and 1 in 8 adults live with this disease.
Learn to Care for Your Joints During Arthritis Awareness Month
A common misconception about rheumatoid arthritis is that it only affects older people, but this has proven to be untrue. No matter what stage of life you are in, you can be at risk of developing this autoimmune and inflammatory disease.
Everything You Need to Know About Parkinson’s Disease
April marks National Parkinson's Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of Parkinson's disease and its impact on individuals, families, and communities. Approximately 64,000 Floridians have Parkinson’s disease, making Florida’s state population the highest percentage diagnosed with this disease.
posted: March 29, 2023
Capital Health Plan Sponsors 14th Annual Capital City Senior Games
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Capital Health Plan, the Big Bend’s local and trusted health care provider, is proud to be the primary sponsor of the 2023 Capital City Senior Games.The annual event, now in its 14th year, celebrates athletes of a variety of ages. Anyone age 50 or older is welcome to participate in the different activities offered by the Capital City Senior Games.
posted: March 01, 2023
Be Kind to Your Kidneys During National Kidney Month
Dr. Lynn Jones
March is often associated with the arrival of spring, a time of renewal and cleansing.
posted: February 24, 2023
Learn How to Stay Heart-Healthy During American Heart Month
With all the heart-shaped valentines and boxes of chocolate, February is a perfect reminder to take care of your heart. Romantic associations aside, the heart is the center of our circulation system, so it’s tremendously important to take action and practice healthy ways of living. After all, your heart is depending on it.
posted: February 01, 2023