Ascension Sacred Heart Rehabilitation will hold an informational seminar on using Myofascial Release techniques for pain reduction and improved mobility on Friday, Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sacred Heart Rehabilitation at The Market Shops located at 9375 Emerald Coast Pkwy. West - Unit 1, Miramar...
Pilates is for everyone! In the 20 years I’ve been teaching, I have trained everyone from grandparents wanting to play with grandkids, moms wanting their pre baby body back to famous professional athletes. Pilates can be done as the only form of exercise or mixed to complement new trends such...
The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) season is October 15th through December 7th each year. It is a time that Medicare beneficiaries can add, change, or drop their Medicare Advantage or Medicare Part D prescription drug plan. Medicare Advantage plans replace original Medicare Parts A & B with Medicare...

Eat Your Veggies!

Last month, it was about encouraging healthy eating for children. One of the most common complaints is an aversion to vegetables. Given that this food group is indisputably important, the first recommendation is to introduce vegetables early and often. Even if the baby seems to react negatively, consistency is key.  If kids...
By Rita L. Sherwood What started off as a dental practice on the Destin harbor back in 1999, now has grown into one of the most innovative and professional dental practices in our local area, specifically, “Where the South Comes for Smiles.” When asked what his mission statement would be, Dr....
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, part of Ascension, one of the nation’s leading nonprofit and Catholic health systems, is creating the county’s first Level II neonatal intensive care unit. The 10-bed NICU is scheduled to open in January 2020. Level II NICUs are for infants born prematurely at...
By Tina Fader It’s hard to believe there are 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 every day right now. Know someone? Here are some basic facts about Medicare, and a few things that are new. Who is Covered: If turning 65,  one may apply for Medicare Part A and Part B, 3 months...
By Melanie Stewart First of all, I appreciate the questions you’ve been sending in and will do my best to cover your areas of interest. This month’s question has to do with how to raise a healthy eater. I've heard many parents describe their children as picky eaters who will...
By Rita L. Sherwood It all started with one idea, an idea that kept popping up in owner Dr. Scott Thurston’s head, in order to stay strong and healthy, wouldn’t it be cool to be able to go to one particular place, to have all those services under one roof....
  Obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Blakele Bakker has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional network of doctors. Dr. Bakker will practice at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, located at 7720 U.S. Hwy. 98 West, Medical Office Building, Suite 310 in Miramar Beach. Dr. Bakker will perform inpatient and outpatient gynecologic surgery,...

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