Get ready for the 45th Annual Daytona Turkey Run

Get ready for the 45th Annual Daytona Turkey Run

Do you remember the first car you ever drove? How about the first car you ever bought? Most of us have fond memories of those milestone days. Learning to drive and buying a car are rites of passage for teenagers and young adults, so it is not surprising that seeing these cars brings on some nostalgic memories for many folks.The Daytona Turkey Run is a senior-friendly event that has something to offer for every member of the family. The casual spectator might wander throughout the 5000 cars on display and notice some familiar sights. Show entrants are often known to share the story behind their automobile, sometimes with a photo album tour! They could be the original owner, or they may have bought it later and made some modifications, or even restored it. Another spectator who is a car enthusiast, might head over to the Swap Meet area to look for parts or other memorabilia related to their own specific...
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Looking for a new career?

Looking for a new career?

Do you know someone who is looking for a new career, a new direction? There is no field of employment that is growing faster than healthcare. Blossoms Workforce Academy in DeLand can teach the skills you need to enter the ever-growing healthcare field. Located in DeLand, Blossoms is the area’s premier training academy for careers such as Assisted Living Administrator, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Alzheimer’s Care Level 1 and 2 and ServSafe Food Management.Find out about these opportunities at Blossoms Workforce Academy or by phoning 833-888-7348. Have a great day, and check out all of the Ourseniors.net Approved Vendors on the OurSeniors.net Directory of trusted, senior-friendly service providers and businesses....
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Yoga for Seniors

Yoga for Seniors

Several articles on the OurSeniors.net website and in OurSeniors.net Magazine have concerned senior exercise programs, such as Seniors and Yoga. Yoga was once considered a fringe activity, popular with gurus and young hippies, but it is now very much a mainstream movement. In fact, organizations YMCA have embraced yoga programs and many offer yoga classes.  You can find out about a yoga class at your nearest YMCA by calling:386-532-9622 for the Deltona, Ormond Beach, Port Orange or Edgewater YMCA Branch. 386-736-6000 for the DeLand YMCA Branch. 386-253-5675 for the Holly Hill YMCA BranchYoga has also been included in the popular The SilverSneakers® fitness program aimed especially at seniors. Watch a video of these helpful exercises by clicking SilverSneakers® Yoga....
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The SilverSneakers® Program for Seniors

The SilverSneakers® Program for Seniors

OurSeniors.net sees its mission as serving the needs of seniors in any way possible. This includes the challenges of senior living and also the opportunities available in a modern senior lifestyle. The Medicare 2019 Open Enrollment period may be one of those opportunities, so do not let it slip by!Numerous OurSeniors.net articles have called attention to the fact that healthy exercise is an essential part of the senior lifestyle. There is no doubt that physical activity and exercise is a benefit, helping to stave off cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression, weight gain, improving arthritis-related pain and maintaining strength and balance. But getting enough of the right kind of exercise has not always been easy for seniors.  Here is a possible solution, the SilverSneakers® Program.The SilverSneakers® Program is a free benefit that is included in some types of Medicare insurance plans. SilverSneakers® is the nation's leading exercise and social support program for seniors, and it is available free to millions of Medicare...
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Today is the official observance of Veterans Day, 2018!

Today is the official observance of Veterans Day, 2018!

Thank you to all of those who served our great nation, whether in war or in keeping the peace.  Veterans Day is a well-known American holiday, but there are some misconceptions about it. Did you know these facts?Veterans Day is not the same as Memorial Day. It’s easy to get this confused. Memorial Day is the time to remember those who gave their lives for our country, particularly in battle. Veterans Day honors all of those who have served the country in war or peace. However, we should especially take this day to thank living veterans for their sacrifices. Veterans Day was originally called “Armistice Day,” commemorating the end of World War I. World War I officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919. However, the Allies and Germany put into effect an armistice on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.” It was hoped that the Treaty of Versailles...
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The Open Enrollment Period for Medicare 2019 will last until December 7, 2018

The Open Enrollment Period for Medicare 2019 will last until December 7, 2018

The decisions you make during this period will determine what type and how much insurance coverage you have during all of 2019! Do not wait to make this extremely important decision.  Have you investigated the extras provided by Medicare Advantage Plans? Do you know which plans have network requirements, include drug coverage or offer benefits like the SilverSneakers® Fitness Program? Humana is a well-known name in healthcare, especially in senior care.Seniors can call the Humana office (located at 1500 Beville Road, Daytona Beach) at 386-200-4191 to get full information about the many choices open to them. Do not put this important decision off. The choice you make between October 15 and December 7 will determine your health care options for 2019....
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