Reliance Medical Centers Looks Ahead to Being the Area’s Best Neighbor with Free ‘Welcome to the Neighborhood’ Farmer’s Market Event

By Reliance Medical Centers / August 10, 2022

Popular Doctor’s Office for Senior Adults Now Open in Tampa Lowry Park with Kick-Off Celebration TAMPA, FL (Aug. 10, 2022) – Reliance Medical Centers, a popular Central Florida Primary Care Doctor’s Office focused on senior adults with Medicare Advantage plans, is now open in Hillsborough County with its newest location in Tampa Lowry Park in…

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$3.2 Million Awarded to the University of South Florida for Development of Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Disease with Reliance Medical Centers as Local Participation Site

By Benjamin Simon / July 13, 2022

Can Alzheimer’s disease be detected by a blood test?  The University of South Florida has been actively seeking older adults in good health to volunteer for the Preventing Alzheimer’s with Cognitive Training (PACT) study. This landmark study examines whether computerized brain training exercises can reduce the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia, including the effects…

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Polypharmacy II: How a Clinical Pharmacist Team Helps Manage Medications

By Dr. Carlos Romero / June 20, 2022

Note: This is part 2 of Reliance Medical Centers series on Polypharmacy. To read part 1, click here.  What is Polypharmacy? Polypharmacy is the use of many drugs by a single patient or multiple drugs for a single condition, which by design increases the chances for adverse medical outcomes. A Clinical Pharmacist plays an important…

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Type 2 Diabetes: 5 Thing You Should Know

By Reliance Medical Centers / June 13, 2022

Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common health conditions in older adults. Nearly 30% of adults 65 and older are currently living with type 2 diabetes. As the population continues to increase in age, so does the number of people who are diagnosed with this condition. While continued medical advancements are producing better…

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A Healthcare Success Story in Polk County, Reliance Medical Centers Expands to Tampa Bay

By Reliance Medical Centers / June 6, 2022

Our new center, Reliance Medical Centers Tampa Lowry Park is open! We are excited to celebrate our milestone five year anniversary this summer with the opening of our newest center. This grand opening will welcome new physicians, new care management employees, new services and new patients looking to receive reinvented Primary Care. This new location…

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Let’s Get to Know the DASH Diet: Food Choices to Lower Your Blood Pressure

By Reliance Medical Centers / May 23, 2022

As people age, they are naturally at an increased risk for higher blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Hypertension is often referred to as the silent killer because it shows no signs but puts people who suffer from it at an increased risk of stroke, heart disease, kidney disease and other, often serious health problems. …

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Polypharmacy: An Introduction

By Dr. Carlos Romero / May 12, 2022

Polypharmacy—generally defined as the use of five or more prescription medications—is on the rise. 44% of men and 57% of women over the age of 65 take five or more prescription/and or nonprescription medications a day. Of this group, 12% take ten or more. The reasons for the increase in polypharmacy are numerous, but the…

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Blood Pressure: Risk Factors and Healthy Choices

By Reliance Medical Centers / May 10, 2022

As you know, blood pressure is an important factor in your overall health and wellbeing. It can be too high or too low and both of these conditions can be dangerous. While low blood pressure is certainly a concern, there is good reason to focus on high blood pressure because of the increased risk of…

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Medicare Advantage: Debunking 3 Common Misconceptions

By Reliance Medical Centers / March 31, 2022

A growing number of adults 65 and older are choosing Medicare Advantage plans for their health insurance––and for good reason. People who are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, sometimes called Medicare Part C or MA Plan, tend to have better health outcomes, are satisfied with their plans and enjoy benefits not included in Original…

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Fall Prevention: How You Can Protect Yourself Inside and Outside Your Home

By Dr. Carlos Romero / March 22, 2022

Dr. Carlos Romero Every year in the United States, one in four adults over the age of 65 falls. That means that every year, 36 million older adults suffer a fall. Despite falls affecting a large number of older adults, falling is not a normal part of aging. In fact, the majority of falls are…

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