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8 x May 17 – June 6, 2018 x CONTINUED FROM PAGE 6 during this time. Remember to save 1/2 cup of yogurt to use to start the next batch. Fresh Fruit Syrup With Chia Seeds & Honey Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of berries or other cut-up fruit, fresh or frozen 3 tablespoons chia seeds 1/2 cup water 2-4 tablespoons of honey or maple syrup Method: Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer 15-20 minutes or until thick. The fruit will thicken as it cools and can be stored in a glass jar in the refrigerator for one to two weeks. Use for “fruit-on-the-bottom” with fresh yogurt or as a topping. Loaded with health benefits, yogurt’s versatility makes it a culinary superstar. ª

Moving to a new community can be as daunting as moving to a new state. Schools must be checked out, hairdressers and dry cleaners must be found, and medical practitioners who suit the needs of all family members must be discovered. Southwest Orlando Family Medicine, located in Dr. Phillips, can assist in making the transition more smooth and stress-free by offering medical care for the entire family. In practice for 29 years and under the supervision of Patrick Gonzales, M.D., Southwest Orlando Family Medicine is dedicated to “developing a long association of mutual trust and understanding while providing compassionate, comprehensive and confidential health care services.” They treat everyone from 6-year-olds to seniors. The practice has a clinical staff of 13 board-certified physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, along with a support staff numbering more than 75. The goal of the practice is to make medical care more accessible to the community. Accessibility is guaranteed by three important factors: The team BUSINESS provides same-day appointments, Saturday office hours are available, x May 17 – June 6, 2018 x 9 PROFILE Medical Care for the Entire Family Providing a Wide Variety of Personal Care Services and a provider is always on-call. In 2015, Southwest Orlando Family Medicine received an Angie’s List annual Super Service Award. The award is recognition for service professionals who have demonstrated a commitment to superior customer service in the previous 12 months. The practice is also a certified (Front, l. to r.) Joanna E. Taepke, MS, PA-C; John Martin, M.D.; Michelle de la Riva, M.D.; Maria De Leon, M.D.; Patrick Gonzales, M.D.; Evelyn “Najera” Reyes, MS, PA-C; (back, l. to r.) Sandra Rodriguez, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C; Bryan Roy, ARNP, FNP-BC; Roxanne Raya, MSN, ARNP-C; Patrick Aquino Vergel De Dios, ARNP, FNP-C; and Brandon Workman, MPAS, PA-C, practice at Southwest Orlando Family Medicine. CONTINUED ON PAGE 10 Thousands of veterans call Brookdale home. And we’ve got room for you. If you’re a senior wartime veteran or the surviving spouse of a veteran, the Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefit* could be an ideal solution for financing your senior housing needs. Whether you’re beginning your search or just have questions, you’ll find the help you need. With Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care communities**, there’s a Brookdale that’s ideal for you. *A single veteran may be eligible for up to $1,830 per month based on needs. Actual amount is determined by the VA based on eligibility. **Services may vary by community. Source: To learn more about how Brookdale serves veterans and their families, call (844) 300-2699. Brookdale Clermont Assisted Living Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care 650 East Minnehaha Avenue Clermont, Florida 34711 Assisted Living Facility # AL9139 Brookdale Ocoee Assisted Living Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care 80 North Clarke Road Ocoee, Florida 34761 Assisted Living Facility # AL9731 144255-SE Q2 Managed Corp-Southwest Orlando Bulletin SC © 2018 Brookdale Senior Living Inc. All rights reserved. BROOKDALE SENIOR LIVING and BRINGING NEW LIFE TO SENIOR LIVING are registered trademarks of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. Bringing New Life to Senior Living®