Health and Medical News from Florida Organizations and Companies
Papa Inc. & Priority Health Announce Partnership Launch to Offer Senior Citizens More Freedom to Age in Place
MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Papa Inc., a nationwide provider for seniors and caregivers announced today its newest partnership with Priority Health. Papa will provide "Grandkids On-Demand" for Priority Health's PriorityMedicare Edge and PriorityMedicare Ideal Medicare Advantage plan members.
TAMPA, Fla., /Florida Newswire/ -- The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) today announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the Oscar Mike Foundation (OMF) establishing NMEDA as the Official Vehicle Sponsor for OMF's signature event, the United States Quad Rugby Association National Championships.
MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Papa Inc., a leading provider for seniors and caregivers nationwide announced today its newest partnership with Higi, a healthcare technology company that operates a nationwide network of Smart Health Stations. Papa Members can now visit Higi's 10,000 stations, publicly available at grocery, pharmacy, and other community locations with assistance in transportation and technology usage from a Papa Pal.
MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announced today that it is partnering with Papa, a nationwide provider of senior services, to offer Florida Blue members in select Medicare Advantage plans assistance with transportation, house chores, companionship and other senior support services.
Rita Medical Elite, Sarasota’s Premier Med Spa, Announces Grand Holiday Event to Celebrate Expansion
SARASOTA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Rita Medical Elite is pleased to announce that it will hold a celebratory Holiday Event showcasing its newly completed medical spa with an expanded menu of aesthetic services on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Due to limited space, those wanting to enjoy the festivities must call in advance to place their name on the guest list.
MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Papa Inc., a nationwide provider of services for seniors and caregivers announced today its newest partnership with HomeThrive. The launch will begin November 11, 2019 in Illinois, Michigan and Florida where Papa Pals will work with HomeThrive and their clients to provide Papa's companionship and in-home support services.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Dr. Craig Spodak, dentist at Spodak Dental Group, was recently named a member of Align Technology's North American Faculty. He is considered an expert in his field and joins a group of elite dentists, orthodontists and team educators across the world, and is among one of only a few Align Faculty Members in Florida.
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) announced today the debut of an online resource designed to help people with disabilities and their caregivers make informed choices when shopping for a wheelchair accessible vehicle.
Save Your Teeth and Save the Reef: Dr. Kerri White Gives Back, Supporting Nelligan Sea Turtle Research
BOCA RATON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Dr. Kerri White of White Smiles of Boca is dedicated to saving our ocean and future. Now through January 1, Dr. White will donate 5% of the proceeds from every new comprehensive Invisalign(R) treatment start to the FAU Foundation's "Nelligan Sea Turtle Research Support Fund."
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spine and Wellness Centers of America (SWCA), operator of innovative institutes devoted to optimal health and wellness, today announced expansion into Northern Palm Beach County. Local son Dr. Jeffrey R. Cara, DO, will serve as director of the firm's new Palm Beach Gardens-based institute.
NAPLES, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Healthcare innovator Dynamo today announced the rollout of Dynamo SportSwings. Designed as a replacement for the common, underarm crutch, it reflects the most advanced, top-to-bottom redesign since the days of the Egyptian pharaohs.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group now offers a patient-friendly outpatient treatment for gum disease, the LANAP(R) protocol. Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that support the teeth, and impacts more than 50% of American adults. The LANAP(R) protocol is the only FDA-cleared laser treatment proven to regenerate bone loss to gum disease without cutting or stitching of the gums.
TAMPA, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Brandon Stem Cell Clinic (BSCC) recognizes that osteoarthritis is one of the most common joint conditions, affecting nearly 630 million people worldwide. It is commonly associated with aging but is also frequently seen in cases of overuse of joints. The growing number of cases alone prove a need for innovative and effective treatments as populations continue to age. (VIDEO)
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Local dentist, Dr. Tiffany Dudley is now helping Delray Beach, Florida, residents get a more restful night's sleep. Dr. Dudley of Spodak Dental Group recently became an American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) Diplomate.
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD), releases her ground-breaking self-help book, "Bipolar is not an STD" (ISBN: 978-1543975581), Dr. Goodall designed the book around getting people better faster. She wanted a book that could be finished over the course of a weekend; not something that would take a long period of time to plow through.
MIAMI, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Papa, a leader in the Elder Tech industry announced they have expanded services to California, Illinois, Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Papa is expanding beyond its current markets of 19 cities throughout Florida, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Papa Pals support older adults with transportation, household chores, technology, and companionship.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- Spodak Dental Group celebrated the company's 43rd Anniversary by giving back to their community and cleaning up the Delray's beach. The Ninth Annual SDG Beach Cleanup was held Sunday, June 2 at the Delray Beach South End, South Tower 5, and more than 60 pounds of trash was removed by more than 75 community members.
BOCA RATON, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- The Boca West Country Club ballroom was filled to capacity for The Pap Corps’ Annual Gift to Sylvester Celebration. The South Florida nonprofit once again raised an incredible $3.6 million thanks to over 400 events that its members held during the year. Dr. Stephen Nimer, Director of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, praised the members of The Pap Corps, Champions for Cancer Research for their overwhelming and consistent dedication (continued).
C Diff Foundation Announces First Ever Appointment of Paul Feuerstadt, M.D. as Director of Medical Education
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- C Diff Foundation, a one hundred percent volunteer, world renowned 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, has appointed nationally renowned Gastroenterologist, Dr. Paul Feuerstadt as its first Director of Medical Education.
BECOMING to Host Inaugural Florida Meditation & Mindfulness Retreat for Individuals Navigating Divorce
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. /Florida Newswire/ -- BECOMING, an organization providing mindfulness and meditation tools and retreats for those navigating major life transitions, announced today the kickoff of the first full-day meditation retreat of its kind for divorcing individuals in South Florida on Saturday May 25, 2019.