Category Archives: Healthy Living

World Alzheimer’s Month

World Alzheimer’s Month is the perfect opportunity to raise awareness, come together and fight against this life-threatening disease. Let’s challenge the stigma surrounding dementia and other memory disorders, educate members of our community of the signs and symptoms, and learn key lifestyle habits to keep our body and brain healthy – so one day we…
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Celebrate National Rehab Week

Join us in celebrating Rehab Week, September 15 – 21 at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare! Rehabilitation at Tallahassee Memorial is provided throughout the Big Bend region, including Acute Care at the Tallahassee Memorial Main Hospital, Tallahassee Memorial Rehabilitation Center (TMRC), Neuro Rehab (outpatient), Ortho Rehab (outpatient), Home Health Care and satellite clinics at Tallahassee Memorial Quincy…
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Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Falls are a serious problem, but preventing one from happening is within your power. Falls Prevention is a multi-faceted interdisciplinary program designed to reduce the incidence of accidental falls for seniors. Falls Prevention Programs are imperative as falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non- fatal injuries in Florida adults over the age…
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Cow’s Milk vs. Non-Dairy Beverages: Is there really a best option?

Whether cow’s milk is a staple in your fridge, or through preference or necessity you stock up on non-dairy options, there are a number of milks available for every palette and diet. Popular options in the dairy aisle include soy, almond, coconut, and the newest addition, oat milk. Things to Consider With so many choices,…
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Organic Cow’s Milk: The Great Debate

Should you care about drinking cow’s milk that is organic, hormone-free or antibiotic-free? There are many things to consider when choosing the type of cow’s milk to drink. Is the motivation to buy organic milk for safety, quality, humane treatment of cows or to be healthy? Let’s discuss the meanings of these words to help…
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Food Prescription (Rx): Part of Your Plan of Care

Food Rx: Practical Culinary Tools for Healthcare Professionals A partnership between Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH), Sodexo and UF Leon County Extension Office What is Food Rx? The Food Rx program is a culinary medicine program designed for healthcare professionals to learn about nutrition and culinary skills in an interactive, hands-on environment. The class is taught…
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10 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Brain

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month, which is the perfect opportunity to talk about what makes a brain healthy. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the state of Florida should expect a 33.3% increase in the number of those living with Alzheimer’s by 2025, bringing the number of those over the age of 65…
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National Stroke Awareness Month

Each year, May is recognized as National Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke is known to be the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, but did you know it is the third leading cause of death for women? According to the National Stroke Association, around 55,000 more women than men have a stroke each…
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The Region’s First Pediatric Orthopedic Program

Kids are made to dream big – they thrive on slam-dunks, wheelies, back-flips and belly-flops into their next adventure. At Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH), we know kids will be kids and being a parent is the toughest job there is. That’s why when your child has an orthopedic need, you can trust our experts to…
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Kombucha Tea: Fermented Health

Not just an ordinary tea, kombucha is a beverage that is rich in probiotics and other nutrients that can benefit everyday life. This age-old fermented tea has been popular for centuries in many different cultures. What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a fermented tea that is commonly used for its many health benefits. Since it is…
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