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Jordan Health Services Explains How to Live Well with Diabetes, for SENIOR Magazine

Living Well with Diabetes

Article courtesy Jordan Health Services, for Collin SENIOR Magazine

What would you do if your doctor said you had diabetes? It’s a familiar problem as thousands of individuals, just like you, are diagnosed with having high blood sugar levels every year. Statistics say, over 12.2 million of all people age 60 and older have diabetes. It remains one of the leading causes of death in America and is the leading cause of new cases of blindness each year. […]

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Vision Bank, N.A. on Selecting the Right Trustee for Your Trust, for SENIOR Magazine

By: M. Keywood Deese, senior vice president & trust officer at Vision Bank, N.A, for Texoma SENIOR Magazine

When considering using a Revocable Living Trust for your estate plan, there are several items to consider and talk over with your attorney and family. One that is particularly important is the selection of the person, bank or trust company to manage your trust. You want the person or firm you choose as trustee to manage your trust to be knowledgeable about investing and diversifying the investments to reduce risk while also working within your preferences and directives. Obtaining answers to the following items will help you with your selection: […]

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Statesman Life Centers and The Manor at Scottsdale, Advantages of Retirement Community Living

Retirement Living Has Many Benefits

By: Georgette Kelly, Statesman Life Centers and The Manor at Scottsdale

As we age, we undergo physical changes that are easy to spot. It is the subtle changes to our mindset and how we perceive our world that often go undetected. Many people, especially seniors, find that at a time when the world is speeding up and becoming more difficult to understand and deal with, they are struggling to keep up with the pace of the life to which they were previously accustomed. […]

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Memorial Hospice explains the "Sandwich Generation" to SENIOR Magazine readers

Help for the Sandwich Generation

Susan Hanson, Memorial Hospice, Northshore SENIOR Magazine

Roughly 20 million people are caught in the Sandwich Generation. This term is applied to the growing number of people simultaneously taking care of their children and aging parents. Baby Boomers are at the heart of this group and many times find themselves assuming the role of parent to their own parents. […]

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North Texas Family Medicine on Thyroid Care

About the Thyroid

Lisa Houk, North Texas Family Medicine, Denton SENIOR Magazine

Thyroid control, if done thoroughly, can be one of the most challenging medical decisions that a doctor or nurse practitioner faces. The Association of Clinical Endocrinology and the Endocrinology Society have not come to an agreement on the standard of care for optimal thyroid function. Thus, many patients have been told that their thyroid is fine; but truthfully what is “fine”? […]

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Dr. Pomerance on How to Refresh Your Appearance with a New Smile, as seen in SENIOR Magazine

Article courtesy Denton dentist Dr. Pomerance, for SENIOR Magazine (Denton edition)

Your smile is often one of the first things others notice about you. Does your smile make you look older? Are your teeth worn down or dingy in color? Do you have some teeth missing that have not been replaced? If so, you may be a candidate for a smile rejuvenation, says Denton dentist Dr. Pomerance. […]