One day, New Yorker Barbara was fine; the next, she was sick from COVID-19. She shares details on the journey of recovering her own health while protecting those around her.
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Have you turned to the arts during this global pandemic? Whether it’s painting, crafting, reading or watching films and TV, the arts have had a crucial role in making many of us feel better. Have you thought about creating art yourself? It’s easier than you think! Joshua Vickery of CFC Arts offers encouragement for tapping into your creative side.
In our latest conversation with national and Florida thought leaders who are dedicating their time and talents to helping us all navigate through this global pandemic, we’re thrilled to welcome Sarah Iselin. She is the Executive Vice President of Government Programs and Diversified Business at Florida Blue and GuideWell.
An estimated 44 million unpaid caregivers in the U.S. provide more than $490 billion in unpaid labor each year. Yet, so many caregivers go unnoticed, unappreciated and unsupported. Alexandra Drane is working to change that.
Growing Bolder checks in with President of Florida Blue Medicare Kathy Feeny to discuss the swift and innovative actions Florida Blue Medicare has put in place in order to quickly address members’ shifting needs during the pandemic.
Growing Bolder touches base with Tyra Phillips, Executive Director of the Dade County Farm Bureau, to discuss the devastating impact COVID-19 is having on Florida’s agricultural economy and what the future holds.
Growing Bolder touches base with Corita Brown, the Director of Innovation & Learning at Encore.org, to learn more about the ways we can all work towards a better intergenerational connection.
Have you considered online classes? While we’re all stuck at home, it’s a great opportunity to take advantage of the endless opportunities for online learning. One of the keys to successful aging, even in the face of a global pandemic, is to never stop learning.
Orlando Economic Partnership President/CEO Tim Giuliani updates us on the measures being taken to recover Orlando’s economy, and provides insight on his role as co-chair of Mayor Demings’ Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force.
Growing Bolder touches base with Susan Forbes, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Relations for OneBlood, to discuss how OneBlood has adapted during the pandemic and how you can help your community.
Growing Bolder touches base with Mayor Suarez about his personal experience with COVID-19 and his city’s efforts to flatten the curve. Plus, he shares his experience with donating his plasma, becoming one of the nation’s first and certainly most high-profile convalescent plasma donors.
Even while self-quarantining, do your brain a favor and leverage the power of creative engagement. It’s a proven way to help keep your brain active and healthy. Get inspired by these examples of creativity in action.