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Beware: Disabled Should Not Enter. Use Your Knees. – Fairway Medical, LIVING WELL Magazine

Courtesy Fairway Medical, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine

DISABLED SHOULD NOT ENTER! On a recent vacation in Virginia, this sign was posted at the ticket counter for a haunted hayride. But, what if a total knee replacement could be the metamorphosis needed to enter. For me, it was as I climbed without assistance onto a wagon and took a hayride to the edge of a cornfield. […]

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How to protect yourself from the flu – CarePro Health Services, LIVING WELL Magazine

How to protect yourself from the flu

By Shannon Davis, CarePro Health Services, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine

By now, we’re all used to seeing the signs at our corner drugstores: “Flu Shot Inside! Stop in for your yearly flu shot!” While flu shots are recommended annually, there are still plenty of people who either don’t want a shot or aren’t candidates for shots when there are shortages of vaccines. […]

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River Region Hospice on Hospice Care: The Basics – LIVING WELL Magazine

Hospice Care: The Basics
By Avis LaGrange MSW, LCSW , CHA, Community Educator, River Region Hospice, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine

Approximately 2.5 million Americans die each year in the U.S. Unfortunately less than half of those with life limiting illness choose to utilize hospice care at the end of their lives. This is due in part to lack of accurate information about hospice care in general, and misinformation provided by the healthcare professionals. […]

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How Can I Know the Stability of my Bank? – American Bank of Texas, LIVING WELL Magazine

How Can I Know the Stability of my Bank?

Courtesy American Bank of Texas, Texoma & Collin LIVING WELL Magazines
With continued news of a volatile stock market and reports of economic instability, Americans want to know the strength of their bank. Most seniors have navigated successfully through difficult economies, such as the Savings and Loan crisis in the 1980s and the historically significant Great Depression era. […]

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Stabilize your loose dentures with mini implants – Norman J. Pomerance, LIVING WELL Magazine

STABILIZE YOUR LOOSE DENTURES WITH MINI IMPLANTS

Norman J. Pomerance, DDS, Denton LIVING WELL Magazine
Many people are faced with the necessity of removing and replacing one or more of their natural teeth. While there are numerous options for replacement, a full or partial removable denture is often the treatment of choice or is the only choice possible for the patient. […]