Dr. Reza Mobarak, Southwest Foot and Ankle Center Plantar fasciitis is a painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia. Longstanding cases of plantar fasciitis often demonstrate more degenerative changes than inflammatory changes, in which case […]
Something New in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care for Seniors in Collin County
James Denny, Orchard Park, Collin SENIOR Magazine
There is something new in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care coming for seniors in Collin County with the opening of Orchard Park Assisted Living and Memory Care. At Orchard Park they will be unveiling the Loving Connections Memory Care program. This program is based on a resident centered approach of validation. While there are many good programs that deal with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, the Loving Connections program is focused on training our staff members and family members around Validation Therapy. […]
TAKING THE GUESS WORK OUT OF CHOOSING A RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
Courtesy Brookdale Senior Living, Colorado Springs SENIOR Magazine
For many people, choosing a retirement community is not something that involves a great deal of advance planning. Quite often, decisions are made with a sense of urgency that can lead to a community that may not be best for a particular resident’s or couple’s needs. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Reputable retirement communities will offer similar levels of basic services. These include nutritious meals, a variety of planned activities, transportation and comfortable accommodations.
Reverse mortgages, a financial tool for seniors
Courtesy AmeriState Bank, Texas SENIOR Magazine
AmeriState Bank received the prestigious 2009 Rising Star Award from 1st Reverse Mortgage USA®, a division of Cherry Creek Mortgage Company, Inc.
Why should I consider dental implants? Am I a candidate?
By: Richard J. Martin, DDS, South Denton SENIOR Magazine
Are you missing teeth or have been a long time denture wearer and have heard a lot about implants but are not quite sure about them? Well, dental implants are a permanent way to replace missing teeth. Dental implants have been around for almost 40 years and were invented by Professor Per Branemark in Europe. The purpose of a dental implant is to secure either a single tooth, bridge, or denture to the jaw bone. They have many advantages compared to traditional crown and bridge or dentures. […]
Beware of ATM Skimmers
By Greg Niemeyer, North Dallas Bank, North Dallas LIVING WELL Magazine
It’s been said many times, but bears repeating: If you notice anything out of the ordinary at an ATM, don’t use it. That might seem like a hassle, but it’s a lot better than your card being skimmed. […]
Assisted Living In Louisiana:
Offering Choice, Independence & Quality of Life
By Lisa Comeaux, Executive Director, Louisiana Assisted Living Association, Northshore and New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazines
A relatively new concept 25 years ago, assisted living is the fastest growing housing option for seniors today. An alternative to institutional care, assisted living offers housing and suppo […]