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THE NOV. 6 GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT IS LONG, SO PREPARE NOW
 

The Nov. 6 General Election is a few weeks away. Voters are urged to review their specific Sample Ballot and prepare now! There are a lot of candidates and a lot of questions, which means a long ballot. A majority of voters will receive a four-page, double-sided ballot that will include:
• Federal and state offices;
• Non-partisan judicial offices;
• Community... Read More »

 
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KENDALL RESIDENT BERNICE HALLER JOINS THE CENTENARIAN CLUB
 

In 1918, when Kendall resident Bernice Haller was born, World War I was winding down and President Woodrow Wilson was preparing to depart by ship to the Paris Peace Conference, becoming the first United States President to travel to Europe while holding office. Haller recently celebrated her 100th birthday, surrounded by family, friends and fellow residents at The Palace Royale, a catered living community. She was born on Sept. 23... Read More »

 
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PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOCIATES, P.A.: MIAMI’S PHYSICAL THERAPY DREAM TEAM
 
Need to rehab a surgically repaired knee? Suffering from a trick ankle or kept awake nights with back pain? If you’re afflicted with these or any other muscular, joint or neurological problem, you owe it to yourself to visit the physical therapy dream team at Physical Therapy Associates, P.A. in South Miami. From their practice next door to South Miami Hospital, partners Ira M... Read More »
 
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ALBERT NAHMAD NAMED CHAIR OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS AT MCI
 

Miami Cancer Institute, a next-generation cancer treatment destination and Florida’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, recently announced that Albert H. Nahmad has been named chair of the Institute’s board of directors. Nahmad succeeds S. Lawrence “Larry” Kahn III, the Institute’s visionary, founding board chair and founder of Coral Gables-based Lowell Homes, who recently passed away following a long battle with lymphoma. Nahmad shares Kahn’s passion for philanthropy and a desire to continue to help elevate Miami Cancer Institute as a cancer treatment destination both here in Miami and in neighboring regions. “It is an honor to have Mr. Nahmad lead our board of directors,” said Michael J. Zinner, MD... Read More »

 
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There’s a wonderful tradition here in South Florida for the holidays and I’m pleased to be a part of it and help support this program. It’s called Be a Santa to a Senior and it was brought to Miami 14 years ago by Gabriel De Armas Jr., director of business and community development for Home Instead Senior Care, an in-home elderly care franchise network. The idea behind it is to bring holiday cheer to senior citizens living alone or in assisted living facilities (ALFs) with little family contact. The holidays are so geared towards families sharing and being together, and giving gifts to each other, but all too often seniors who are on their own or who are living in ALFs don’t have relatives who can be with them during what should be a joyful holiday season. That’s where Be a Santa to a Senior comes in. Home Instead Senior Care puts together a list of names and gift ideas from adult assisted living facilities as the holiday season begins. Those lists are displayed at collection spots hosted by participating local... Read More »

 
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