Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Lifetimes

Parkinsonís disease events planned

John Heginbotham will host a free interactive documentary film screening of Capturing Grace, accompanied by a presentation on Dance for PD, a program he helped develop that offers specialized dance classes to people with Parkinsonís disease, at 7 p.m...
Updated: 6 months ago
52 years later, Suncoast Surf Shop owner Joe Nuzzo is still riding a wave

52 years later, Suncoast Surf Shop owner Joe Nuzzo is still riding a wave

TREASURE ISLANDJoe Nuzzo has spent his entire life staying afloat. In his younger years, that meant staying on top of the waves on a surfboard. Today, that means keeping his business from going under in a sea of internet shops and big-box beach store...
Updated: 6 months ago
Meet two women whose feet feats include walking the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile pilgrimage across Spain

Meet two women whose feet feats include walking the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile pilgrimage across Spain

There are two things to know if you are thinking about walking 500 miles. Make sure your shoes are comfortable and make sure your backpack is light. Thatís the best advice two veteran hikers and transplanted Midwesterners now living in Tierra Verde ...
Updated a year ago
Be proactive when it comes to your health

Be proactive when it comes to your health

As seniors, our bodies change with each decade of life. Starting 2018 with a healthy look ahead can be as basic as a candid discussion with your physician. Each decade offers the potential for a different definition of good health. LifeTimes spoke wi...
Updated a year ago
Donít just sit around: Get up and move

Donít just sit around: Get up and move

Our bodies are designed for movement, but most of us spend much more time sitting than moving. It is estimated that adults sit for an average of eight to 10 hours a day. Some people consider their one-hour daily workout to be sufficient movement, but...
Updated a year ago
New play focuses on the dangers of seniors falling

New play focuses on the dangers of seniors falling

CLEARWATER ó The actor is playing out a common moment. She is an elderly woman, one who cherishes simple possessions ó her cat, a favorite rug, her own home. She loses her balance while leaning over. She tumbles to the ground. The stage fades to blac...
Updated a year ago
Changing the shape of food

Changing the shape of food

Diners began with a warm hand towel sprayed lightly with a subtle lavender fragrance, a way to wake up the palate. From there, guests were presented with a white enamel spoon, an "amuse bouche" of blood orange sorbet, sweet and tangy.This was not lun...
Updated a year ago
Are you up-to-date on your vaccinations?

Are you up-to-date on your vaccinations?

Editorís note: This is Part 1 of a two-part series on wellness. What tests and checkups should be on your radar in 2018? See Part 2 in the Feb. 28 issue of LifeTimes.For many seniors, the start of a new year is an ideal time to schedule a healthy cha...
Updated a year ago
With help from an oxygen generator, she leads Zumba at Progress Village

With help from an oxygen generator, she leads Zumba at Progress Village

PROGRESS VILLAGEThey step, sway, slide and spin to the booming beat."If youíre sexy and you know it clap your hands,íí the song demands, and the dancers clap in unison.This isnít Saturday night in Ybor City. Itís Monday morning at the Progress Villag...
Updated a year ago
Trump administration eases penalties for nursing home violations

Trump administration eases penalties for nursing home violations

The Trump administration ó reversing guidelines put in place under President Barack Obama ó is scaling back the use of fines against nursing homes that harm residents or place them in grave risk of injury.The shift in the Medicare programís penalty p...
Updated a year ago