The United States is aging. According to the CDC (Center of Disease Control), longer life spans and aging baby boomers will combine to double the population of Americans aged 65 years or older during the next 25 years. September is healthy aging awareness month and as the weather cools it’s a good it’s time to start working on improving your physical, mental and social well-being.
Award Winners: Second Half of 2016
Starfish Award Division & Employee Winners:
Division Winners: Gainesville Primary Care
The Starfish Awards recognizes a Divisional Starfish winner based on number of positive Patient responses & feedback.
Kathy Watson, Rheumatology
Heidi Lynch, Pain Management
Stacia Martinez, Primary Care
Amanda Sallie, Villages Hand Center
Katie Walters, Ocala Primary Care
Staying fit and active can have a very positive impact on your overall health. According to Fitness.gov, “Less than 5% of American adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day, and only one in three adults receive the recommended amount of physical activity each week.” On top of that “typical American diets exceed the recommended intake levels or limits in four categories: calories from solid fats and added sugars; refined grains; sodium; and saturated fat.