Solaris Senior Living Merritt Island to Host Free Healthy Snacking Seminar September 15

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care to Co-Present Free Healthy Snacking Seminar

Solaris Senior Living Merritt Island and St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care will co-present a free healthy snacking seminar at 2 p.m. this Thursday, September 15. keeping blood sugar stable, and more.

BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – According to The Journal of Nutrition, Americans get an average of 24% of their calories from snacking. With snacks providing so many calories throughout the day, choosing healthy options can prevent overeating and improve overall health.

Solaris Senior Living Merritt Island and St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care will co-present a free healthy snacking seminar at 2 p.m. this Thursday, September 15.

The event will take place at Solaris Senior Living Merritt Island, located at 535 Crockett Boulevard on Merritt Island.

Jayne Garcia, Dietitian Director of Solaris Senior Living, will discuss how healthy snacking can prevent overeating, help keep blood sugar levels stable, and more.

“We’ll learn how snacking wisely can give us much-needed extra energy, help with weight loss, and stop afternoon crashes,” Garcia said.

“St. Francis Reflections is honored to support Solaris Senior Living with this healthy living event,” said Kelli McGuire, CTRS, Business Development Specialist for Skilled Nursing at St. Francis Reflections.

Solaris Senior Living Merritt Island is a leading assisted living community offering 24/7 nursing services and six levels of care for residents. It is one of 19 health care communities operated by Solaris Foundation, Inc., a Florida-based nonprofit organization.

“St. Francis Reflections is honored to support Solaris Senior Living with this healthy living event,” said Kelli McGuire, CTRS, Business Development Specialist for Skilled Nursing at St. Francis Reflections.

“We are grateful to work with our community partners to find ways to maximize quality of life. At St. Francis, our vision is to serve our community with compassion by empowering people to live their full lives.

“Eating the right snacks helps boost your mood, increases energy, and helps you focus so you can get the most out of each day,” McGuire added.

Space is limited, please RSVP to [email protected], or call 321-454-2363.

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care offers a wide range of compassionate care services including hospice, hospice and bereavement support for all ages.

For more information about Solaris Senior Living, please call 321-454-2363, or visit SolarisHealthcare.org. For more information about St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care, please call 321-269-4240 or visit ThoughtsLSC.org.

Lynn A. Saleh