Ft. Myers – When it comes to treating terminal illness, palliative care is often seen as the end of the fight. It focuses on quality of life rather than cure and is usually integrated in a patient's final days or weeks in the form of hospice. A recent study shows that palliative care can not only help people live better, but also longer. As Farah Dosani reports, those in the field call for changing the way we view and use this so-called "end-of-life" care.
Fort Pierce, FL – This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Annie Potts from the Treasure Rowing Club.
The club will be hosting its tenth annual "Learn to Row Day" from 9am to 12pm, Saturday June 4th, at the Rowing Center Boathouse located just south of the Palm City Bridge on the St. Lucie River at the SW corner of Leighton Park in Palm City.
For more information visit: www.treasurecoastrowingclub.com
Treasure Coast – We run down the signs and symptoms of a stroke and what can cause a person to have a stroke. You can find out more about stokes and resources for those who have at one at a stroke education expo in Vero Beach Friday beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Emerson Center. You can find more information on line from The American Stroke Association.
Sebastian, FL – Muriel Johnston, who recently returned home to Sebastian after serving two years in Morocco, is 86. Adventure is nothing new for her. When she retired two decades ago, and took a month-long horseback riding trip through China.