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Brooksville Regional Hospital recognizing Dementia Awareness Day

Brooksville Regional Hospital recognizing Dementia Awareness Day

Brooksville, FL -- On September 21, Dementia Awareness Day (DAD),  Brooksville Regional Hospital will host an open house from 10:00am to 4:00pm celebrating the implementation of The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Hospital Wristband Program, and to build awareness in the community. 

Biggest Loser Boot Camp hits Highlands County

Biggest Loser Boot Camp hits Highlands County

Sebring, Florida-- Ever wanted to be a contestant on the reality television show The Biggest Loser?  If so, wait no longer. The Biggest Loser Boot Camp is coming to you!

On October 7th through November 15th on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5:30, participants will have the opportunity to lose weight and transform their bodies. There are two options to choose from which include:

National Senior Heath and Fitness Day

National Senior Heath and Fitness Day

Hillsborough County, Florida - Hillsborough County Aging Services will host an open house on National Senior Health and Fitness Day at several of its Centers.  Each Center will offer a variety of exercises and activities on Wednesday, May 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

National Senior Health & Fitness Day and Open House

National Senior Health & Fitness Day and Open House

Tampa, Florida-- The National Senior Health and Fitness Day and Open House is coming up at the end of this month! It is set to take place on Wednesday, May 29, from 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Hillsborough County Aging Services will host an open house on National Senior Health and Fitness Day at several of its Centers. Each of the following centers will offer a variety of exercises and activities:

Moffitt Cancer Center's Magnolia Ball coming up

Moffitt Cancer Center's Magnolia Ball coming up

The Moffitt Cancer Center will be holding its annual Magnolia Ball Saturday, April 20 at A La Carte Pavillion.

The Magnolia Ball is one of the most popular charity events in Tampa Bay. Three-time, Grammy Award-winning rock band Train will be the entertainment.

Some of the money raised from this event has helped the Moffitt Cancer Center reach many milestones including:

Philphest offers free skin cancer screenings, music and more!

Philphest offers free skin cancer screenings, music and more!

Oldsmar, Florida -- On Saturday, April 6, a young man will be remembered during a free skin cancer screening. His family has organized the 7th annual Philphest, Benefit by the Bay.

Philip Bryant died in 2006 from complications of melanoma. He was athletic, a football player and healthy until he was diagnosed at the age of 22 .

His family tells us he had a mole that no one really noticed was becoming irregular and growing. When he finally got it checked out, it was too late.

His family set up a foundation in the Philip's name.

Aging Services to offer Alcohol Awareness Month presentations

Aging Services to offer Alcohol Awareness Month presentations

Hillsborough County, Florida-- In honor of April as Alcohol Awareness Month, Hillsborough County’s Aging Services Division is hosting health presentations at its Nutrition and Senior Centers. All presentations are open to Hillsborough County residents ages 50 and over. For more information on particular events, contact the centers listed below.