Steve Dorfman

Steve Dorfman covers all variety of health and fitness topics, with an emphasis on those that affect Baby Boomers.

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One Widow’s Mission
 For the loved ones of Alzheimer’s disease sufferers, memory is not the only devastating loss. “Sadly, the disease affects so much more than that,” said Kim Campbell, widow of country music legend Glen Campbell, who succumbed to Alzheimer’s in August 2017 at age 81 after a long and very public struggle with the incurable...

Posted: a day ago

For the loved ones of Alzheimer’s disease sufferers, memory is not the only devastating loss. “Sadly, the disease affects so much more than that,” said Kim Campbell, widow of country music legend Glen Campbell, who succumbed to Alzheimer’s in August 2017 at age 81 after a long and very public struggle with the incurable...
The modern approach to memory care
 Jean and Elinor Perkins have spent their entire adult lives together. They lived in Boston where he, now 92, was a wholesale food distributor and she, now 87, was a dedicated housewife and mother. In retirement, as so many northerners do, they moved to South Florida for their golden years, settling in Palm Beach Gardens. Life here was idyllic...

Posted: 3 days ago

Jean and Elinor Perkins have spent their entire adult lives together. They lived in Boston where he, now 92, was a wholesale food distributor and she, now 87, was a dedicated housewife and mother. In retirement, as so many northerners do, they moved to South Florida for their golden years, settling in Palm Beach Gardens. Life here was idyllic...
7 suggestions for maximizing male wellness
 On Thursday, the latest issue of Health Palm Beach magazine will be available inside The Palm Beach Post. The cover story — “5 ways to stay smart about your lady parts” — is an in-depth exploration of a topic all too often ignored: how middle-aged and senior women can maintain the health — and pleasurable functioning...

Posted: 3 days ago

On Thursday, the latest issue of Health Palm Beach magazine will be available inside The Palm Beach Post. The cover story — “5 ways to stay smart about your lady parts” — is an in-depth exploration of a topic all too often ignored: how middle-aged and senior women can maintain the health — and pleasurable functioning...
A DAUGHTER’S GIFT
 Ronald Corbin is a living legend in Martin County. Before retiring in 2014, the Port St. Lucie resident spent 34 years as director of Martin County High’s internationally renowned OPUS choir. The gentle, soft-spoken music teacher made an impact on the lives of countless students and parents. He still keeps in touch with many of them...

Posted: 11 days ago

Ronald Corbin is a living legend in Martin County. Before retiring in 2014, the Port St. Lucie resident spent 34 years as director of Martin County High’s internationally renowned OPUS choir. The gentle, soft-spoken music teacher made an impact on the lives of countless students and parents. He still keeps in touch with many of them...
Long may he run
 Summer may be travel season but that doesn’t mean you should take a vacation from your fitness regimen. Especially if said regimen includes training for a fall or winter marathon. Just ask Uf Tukel — co-founder of We Make People Happy Vacations in Delray Beach and iCruise.com. Since taking up running in 2013, Tukel, 51, quickly...

Posted: 17 days ago

Summer may be travel season but that doesn’t mean you should take a vacation from your fitness regimen. Especially if said regimen includes training for a fall or winter marathon. Just ask Uf Tukel — co-founder of We Make People Happy Vacations in Delray Beach and iCruise.com. Since taking up running in 2013, Tukel, 51, quickly...
New MammoVan rolls out in July
 When Boca Raton Regional Hospital debuted its Kathy Krickstein Pressel MammoVan in 2010, the goal was to make mammograms quick, easy and convenient for as many women as possible. Eight years, 250,000 miles, 13,000 exams and 42 breast cancer detections later, the original MammoVan is being retired, scrapped for parts. But fret not —...

Posted: 26 days ago

When Boca Raton Regional Hospital debuted its Kathy Krickstein Pressel MammoVan in 2010, the goal was to make mammograms quick, easy and convenient for as many women as possible. Eight years, 250,000 miles, 13,000 exams and 42 breast cancer detections later, the original MammoVan is being retired, scrapped for parts. But fret not —...
HEALTH NEWS

Posted: 26 days ago

Ongoing support groups Regents Park Boca Raton (6363 Verde Trail, Boca Raton) offers the following free weekly support groups: • Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m.: Co-dependency Anonymous 12-Step Program • Wednesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m.: Overeaters Anonymous • Thursdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Overeaters Anonymous &bull...
‘Longest Day’ honors Alzheimer’s sufferers and caregivers
 For family caregivers of Alzheimer’s sufferers, the disease is heartbreaking — and exhausting. It’s a perpetual ‘round-the-clock challenge — one that some studies say is responsible for 40 percent of family caregivers dying before the recipient of said care. To bolster hope and support for all those affected...

10:00 AM Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018

For family caregivers of Alzheimer’s sufferers, the disease is heartbreaking — and exhausting. It’s a perpetual ‘round-the-clock challenge — one that some studies say is responsible for 40 percent of family caregivers dying before the recipient of said care. To bolster hope and support for all those affected...
What’s causing the spike in suicides?
 Kate Spade seemed as whimsical and happy as her handbags. In private, though, the designer suffered from depression, anxiety and fears “the sky was falling.” Anthony Bourdain’s struggles with personal demons were well known. The celebrity chef and world traveler talked openly about fighting his addictions to “stay...

10:06 PM Friday, Jun. 08, 2018

Kate Spade seemed as whimsical and happy as her handbags. In private, though, the designer suffered from depression, anxiety and fears “the sky was falling.” Anthony Bourdain’s struggles with personal demons were well known. The celebrity chef and world traveler talked openly about fighting his addictions to “stay...
Model of serenity…and sweat
 Jacquelyn Quesada doesn’t do anything halfway. Not when she was a competitive athlete growing up in Parkland. Not when she was a 5-foot, 10-inch runway model in Miami as a teen and as a college student in Los Angeles. And not now — as one of Palm Beach County’s top fitness entrepreneurs. With the opening earlier this year...

10:00 AM Tuesday, May. 29, 2018

Jacquelyn Quesada doesn’t do anything halfway. Not when she was a competitive athlete growing up in Parkland. Not when she was a 5-foot, 10-inch runway model in Miami as a teen and as a college student in Los Angeles. And not now — as one of Palm Beach County’s top fitness entrepreneurs. With the opening earlier this year...
HEALTH NEWS

4:00 AM Monday, May. 28, 2018

‘Docs Got Talent’ dinner and show Friday: 6 p.m., Atlantis Country Club (190 Atlantis Blvd., Atlantis); Palm Beach County Medical Society presents dinner and doctor-performed talent show with Palm Beach Post columnist Leslie Streeter serving as emcee. Tickets are $75 and proceeds benefit PBMCS’s charitable initiatives. Call...