If You Have Hearing Loss, Help is Here

If You Have Hearing Loss, Help is Here

Hearing is a common issue for seniors, especially when trying to communicate over the phone. ClearCaptions is a service that provides captions of conversations the same way closed captioning works on TV programs. The service is provided through the FCC and funded through Title IV of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which makes it accessible to seniors with hearing loss for free. To qualify, a healthcare professional such as an audiologist must provide a certification of hearing loss. Seniors who qualify will now be able to talk to their loved ones or call service providers to talk one-on-one without the assistance of another person for every phone call. If you’re interested, visit the ClearCaptions profile here or call 386-210-9844 for more information....
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How to Cut Down on Your Energy Bill

How to Cut Down on Your Energy Bill

Was your electricity bill suspiciously high this month? It might be the unnaturally hot summer, or maybe it's your a/c. When was the last time you had your unit checked? Getting your home air conditioner regularly inspected will keep you cooler and your pockets fuller. Annual maintenance can reduce your utility bills by 15%. The money you save through energy efficiency will pay your units yearly inspection and some! Just make sure that a licensed HVAC expert checks the a/c. If you are noticing a change in your air conditioner's performance, or require an air conditioner repair service, call Griffin Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc. Our Approved Vendor, Griffin Air, is a one-stop shop for all of your air conditioning and heating needs. This mechanical contractor delivers impressive work and has also loyally served the residents of Volusia and Flagler counties for over 20 years! So, give Griffin Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc. a call within 24 hours they can...
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Finding a Dentist You Like Shouldn’t Be Tough

Finding a Dentist You Like Shouldn’t Be Tough

No one likes the dentist. It’s costly, time consuming and sometimes painful. The issue with not going to the dentist is that some dental issues take years to be noticed. Regular dental cleanings are crucial for having a long-lasting smile and less issues down the road. Having check ups is like servicing a car. Although there are a bunch of costs along the way, it’s less costly than waiting for a major issue to happen. If you’re living in the Volusia County area, you should visit Obeng Family Dental. Dr. Obeng is a skilled dentist who helps people get their smile back. Not only does his practice provide regular cleanings and X-rays, but it also provides more specialized services like dental implants, teeth whitening and much more. His practice is a one-stop-shop for most dental needs, so if you are looking for a compassionate and caring dentist, you should call 386-562-4005....
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Sitting Too Much Is Bad for You. This is How You Fix it

Sitting Too Much Is Bad for You. This is How You Fix it

Two days ago, our team went over the serious effects constant sitting has on the body. Today we're going to dive deeper and learn how to combat the adverse side effects of prolonged sitting. Since the start of the pandemic, people have been idler than ever before. The negative impact of quarantining and sitting are accumulating. But did you know that by cutting your TV input to just two hours a day, you can profoundly reduce the likelihood of developing lethal diseases like cancer and heart disease? Incredible, right? Sadly, only 3% of people report that they sit for less than four hours a day and are active. Considering these findings, our team listed a few easy ways you can undo the damages of sitting: Track your steps and aim for 10,000 steps a day (use a fitness tracker, phone, or pedometer). If you have to sit all day, break up the time (Ex: for every 20 minutes of sitting,...
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Having a Primary Care Doctor is More Important Than ever

Having a Primary Care Doctor is More Important Than ever

If you’ve just moved to the area or you have been relying on a specialist for your primary care needs, it’s time to get a primary care doctor. Having a primary care provider is important because they can help with common ailments, general needs and they understand the full picture of your health history. They can look at your concerns from a general picture and can help find the right course of action. Seniors looking for a primary care provider should find a practice that specializes in care for the elderly and families. We recommend A One Family Practice located in Volusia County. They have been serving clients in the area for more than 15 years and are highly recommended. You can call them at 386-200-4982....
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