Health

COVID-19 And The Eyes

By Savannah Tribune | May 13, 2020

Of all the talk going on about COVID-19, there has not been much talk about how the coronavirus can affect the eyes. This virus is new, and all the scientific data is not yet available about what to expect or how to prevent contracting this virus. What we do know is that transmission of the virus through the tears is … Continue reading “COVID-19 And The Eyes”

Profile By Sanford Savannah Launches ‘Healthy Breaks’ – Weekly Virtual Sessions For All

By Savannah Tribune | April 15, 2020

Profile by Sanford Savannah has launched ‘Healthy Breaks,’ a new initiative which will provide the community with health information and stress management tips through free weekly Zoom sessions during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. These 30-minute sessions will be held once a week, every Wednesday, at 11 a.m. and repeated at 8 p.m., to ensure everyone has a chance to participate. … Continue reading “Profile By Sanford Savannah Launches ‘Healthy Breaks’ – Weekly Virtual Sessions For All”

Suspension of Golden Age, Therapeutic and Adult Day Care Program

By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution, the City of Savannah’s Golden Age, Therapeutic and Adult Day Care Programs will suspend normal operations beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice. This vulnerable population is at a higher risk of exposure to the coronavirus. The City of Savannah serves approximately 600 meals daily at 13 sites through the Golden Age Program. … Continue reading “Suspension of Golden Age, Therapeutic and Adult Day Care Program”

“EYE” CARE FOR YOU:

By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

‘Tis the season to be itchy… It’s allergy season in the Low Country. Spring has almost arrived and so have the symptoms. From itchy nose, sneezing, sniffing, and trouble breathing, to red eyes, swollen eyelids, and terrible irritation in the eyes, the allergy season is upon us and here is what you can do to help relieve your symptoms. All … Continue reading ““EYE” CARE FOR YOU:”

Nearly All Older Adults Are Living With at Least One Form of Sensory Loss

By Savannah Tribune | March 11, 2020

While sensory loss is remarkably common, the world is not designed to accommodate those living with challenges such as impaired vision, hearing and mobility. This harsh reality is no more apparent than on the demographic with the highest rate of sensory loss: seniors. Approximately 83 percent of older adults in the United States are living with at least one diminished … Continue reading “Nearly All Older Adults Are Living With at Least One Form of Sensory Loss”

‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU

By Savannah Tribune | March 04, 2020

80% of what your child is taught in school is presented to them visually. So, there’s no question that good vision is important for learning. If your child is having difficulty in school, it may be due to a learning related visual problem. A comprehensive eye examination can address many visual problems children may have. In addition, a behavioral vision … Continue reading “‘EYE CARE’ FOR YOU”