Phase One Continues!

Phase One Continues!

Good news! Florida is on a steady path to economic recovery ever since Governor DeSantis made the decision to reopen the state. Over the past few weeks, essential and nonessential businesses have resumed operations. Gyms, salons, and even theme parks are allowing guests to enter their doors. Seniors, this is excellent news! The sooner we reopen the state, the faster our economy will recover. As of May 26th, SeaWorld and Disney World received approval to resume operations from the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force. SeaWorld is set to open its parks on June 11th. Disney World will be opening two parks on July 11th, starting with Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom. Having our theme parks open will help bring some much-needed magic back to our state. Though there is uncertainty about how these new orders will impact our citizens' safety and health, this is terrific news. By implementing proper social distancing requirements, cleanliness rules, and limited capacity, we can...
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Seniors, it is HAPPENING!

Seniors, it is HAPPENING!

The moment we have all been waiting for has finally happened. The world is opening up and we can eventually leave home. The beaches are open, and as of May 18th, state parks can be explored again! But how can we practice social distancing and still travel? One-word, recreational vehicles or how they are commonly known RV's! If you would like to see the world safely but in style, RV's are the way to do it. Traveling in an RV is safer than traveling by plane and even more affordable! In an RV you do not have to worry about bumping into someone sick with COVID-19 or having to share your space with a stranger. RV's provide the comfort of control, relaxation, and fun! Any RV purchase has a Lifetime Warranty and free emergency service at any one of their 110+ service centers nationwide. Invest in an RV and travel confidently. If spending money on a vehicle seems like a...
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Looking to switch your locks?

Looking to switch your locks?

Are you tired of having to jiggle your keys for a while to finally get into your house? Or have you been thinking about getting a safe for your valuables? AHC Locksmith can help you with everything from lock changes to finding the right safe for your home. They are some of the most knowledgeable locksmiths in town and can take on any challenge when it comes to hardware. They serve the Volusia and Flagler county areas and have been in the business since 1953. They are an Approved Vendor of OurSeniors.net because they care for the senior community and work with compassion. Some of their specialties include selling residential and commercial safes for unique needs, programming automotive smart keys and remotes and working with anything that has to do with doors, windows and sliders. For any questions or information, call 386-210-0311....
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Time to Celebrate!

Time to Celebrate!

Seniors, it is Older Americans Month! This month is dedicated to celebrating our seniors and their contributions to our country. Thanks to the efforts and sacrifices of past and current seniors, our country is one of the most influential nations today. Thank you for raising and continuing to build the next generation. We are grateful and honored for everything you have all done and continue to do. Thank you. Happy Older Americans Month! Readers, if you have a fever, cough, and difficulty breathing, call your nearest medical facility and seek care immediately. If you have an underlying condition like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or respiratory conditions, shelter in place and stay away from others or crowded areas, for the most up-to-date information about the coronavirus, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). If you would like to receive a copy of the OurSeniors.net Magazine, call 386-200-5444 or click Subscribe....
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If You Like Piña Coladas!

If You Like Piña Coladas!

Are you sick of seeing the same four walls over and over each day? Have you lost count of the number of days you have been stuck at home? Then maybe it is time for a piña colada and a little vacation away from it all. Take a rejuvenating trip to Daytona Beach and visit Sun Viking Lodge! Located on Daytona's beautiful quiet beachfront, Sun Viking Lodge is the perfect weekend getaway. The lodge has a wide selection of rooms, suites, and cottages that can accommodate two or fit the whole family. If you would like to stay longer than a week, make sure to request a room with a furnished kitchen! There is plenty to do at Daytona Beach, but if you would prefer to stay on Daytona's Barrier Island, the lodge has a full schedule of free on-property activities. Sun Viking Lodge has a 60-foot waterslide, fantastic service, and all the benefits of an affordable beachfront vacation! Reserve...
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Do not abandon your health goals

Do not abandon your health goals

Do you want to be stronger or build up the stamina to walk around or clean the house for longer time? Goals like these keep us moving when motivation does not exist. Sometimes, the desire to lose weight or eat healthier to live longer is not enough. We all like our favorite foods and should not have to give them up. That is why we recommend changing your mindset. Instead of focusing on discouraging goals, how about an easy goal like going for a 15 to 30 minute walk every day? Find something easy to remember and simple enough to see the difference over time. You do not have to have fancy gym equipment to get yourself moving and benefit in the long run. Focus on cardio Getting your heartrate up every day is important for cardiovascular health. We have heard this many times but it is hard to know what works. What works for one person may not work for another,...
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Is it Worth it?

Is it Worth it?

Hip Hip Hooray! The sunshine state is open and ready for business. The plan for Florida's economic recovery, Phase One, is fully operational. The reopening of Florida is excellent news, but is the risk worth it? According to Nobel Prize-winning economist and professor at Columbia University, Joseph Stiglitz, "we are in a deep, deep downturn" that is expected to last six months or longer depending on how long the pandemic lasts! Governor Ron DeSantis is methodically opening the state to lessen the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and a full-scale depression. As of Monday, May 18th, the types of businesses listed below will be allowed to reopen at a 50% capacity with limited seating and six feet of social distancing: Gyms and fitness centers State parks Beaches Restaurants can now offer indoor/outdoor seating Libraries and museums limited capacity Retail stores Movie theaters, amusement parks, short-term rentals, and bars, will remain closed Though there is uncertainty about how these new orders will...
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Prepare Your Trees before Hurricanes Get to Them

Prepare Your Trees before Hurricanes Get to Them

Hurricane season officially starts in less than three weeks with projections mentioning a very active season. Even tropical storms can cause harm to your property if you do not plan now. It is important to look at the trees all around your house and make sure they are trimmed back, and any issues are addressed ahead of time. You will thank us later! We recommend calling T&D Tree Service to trim or even remove trees that are a cause for concern. They have been in the business for more than 25 years and provide a variety of services depending on the need. They have equipment like bobcat cranes that allows them to complete the job in an accurate and timely fashion. Best of all, T&D Tree Service has vowed to be the best service for seniors by serving with integrity, honestly and reliability. If you think you need T&D Tree Service as a part of your hurricane preparations, visit their profile here...
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Celebrate Your Seniors!

Celebrate Your Seniors!

Seniors raise those party hats in the air! It is Older Americans Month! This month is a time to honor the contributions of older persons to our country. Thanks to the efforts and sacrifices of past and current seniors, our country is one of the most influential nations today. Thank you for raising and continuing to build the next generation. Without your efforts, our society would not be where we are today. We are grateful and honored for everything you have all done and continue to do. Thank you. Happy Older Americans Month! Readers, if you have a fever, cough, and difficulty breathing, call your nearest medical facility and seek care right away. If you have an underlying condition like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or respiratory conditions, shelter in place and stay away from others or crowded areas, for the most up-to-date information about the coronavirus, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). If you...
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