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Chet Harrell from the Alzheimer's Association on the 2011 Walk to End Alzheimer's Disease on Oct. 15 – LIVING WELL Magazine

2011 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease

By Chet Harrell, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine

On October 15, 2011 hundreds of Northshore residents will unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions at the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s. In 2010 the Northshore Walk raised nearly $54,000, contributing to more than $42.2 million raised by participants nationwide for care, support and research efforts for those impacted by Alzheimer’s. […]

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Dorsey & Company on what you need to know about beneficiary designations – LIVING WELL Magazine

What You Need to Know About Beneficiary Designations

Courtesy Dorsey & Company, Inc., New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine
When you think about estate planning, the first thing that may come to mind is your will or living trust. However, while these are valuable documents, they do not have any effect on the distribution of many of your important assets. […]

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Southeast Louisiana Home Health on managing congestive heart failure at home

Managing Congestive Heart Failure at Home

By Heather Branch, Southeast Louisiana Home Health, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine

In today’s world of everchanging medical advances, we are now able to safely manage CHF (congestive heart failure) in the home care setting. Patients can now go home sooner from inpatient facilities with their symptoms being managed effectively at home. […]

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Medical Rehabilitation Accident Injury Center: Chiropractic is a Golfer's Best Friend – LIVING WELL Magazine

Chiropractic is a Golfer’s Best Friend

Courtesy Medical Rehabilitation Accident Injury Center, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine

If they weren’t a necessary compo nent of a popular sport, the movements involved with a golf swing would be banned by most chiropractors. The repetitive, one‑sided nature of the golf swing makes it a common cause for back injuries. […]

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Hospice of the Western Reserve on sweet tea conversations – LIVING WELL Magazine

Sweet Tea Conversations: Take time to talk

Courtesy of the Hospice of Western Reserve, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine

Remember, as a child, when the hardest decision you had to make was whose yard to play in? Summertime has a way of reminding us of simpler times. Lemonade stands and evening bike rides filled our days. Now a family picnic or even a walk can turn into an ordeal––it’s usually worth it, but it is a chore nonetheless. […]

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Star Dental Systems on your two best friends – LIVING WELL Magazine

YOUR TWO BEST FRIENDS!
Courtesy Star Dental Systems, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine
Mary G. is an attractive woman in her early 60s. Her medical history shows nothing alarming. The history of her sporadic dental care, however, was evident upon examination and evaluation: cracked fillings, a couple of root canals and many lost teeth, in addition to a gum disease called periodontitis. […]

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Dr. Russel J. Otto on Heat Injury – LIVING WELL Magazine

Heat Injury

Russell J. Otto, MD, FACS, Denton LIVING WELL Magazine
Summertime brings with it the promise of warmer temperatures and outdoor activities. That combination can spell trouble if certain precautions are not taken. Injury due to the hot outdoor temperatures can easily occur. Knowing how to recognize a problem, being aware of contributing factors, and knowing what to do about it can be life saving. […]