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Time to revisit your will

TIME TO REVISIT YOUR WILL

By Ronald Ward, Jr., LIVING WELL Magazine

Have you reviewed your will within the last three to five years? Most adults are familiar with the concept of the last will and testament. It is, of course, the device that transfers your assets to someone of your choosing upon your death. […]

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A path towards healing

A PATH TOWARDS HEALING
Learning to find hope after the death of a family member

Johnson County LIVING WELL Magazine

In the U.S. today, there is a natural, assumed order to the deaths we will experience in our lives. We believe that our grandparents will die first, then our parents, then our brothers and sisters, and then our children. […]

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Solving the Puzzle of Financing the Cost of Senior Communities

Solving the Puzzle of Financing the Cost of Senior Communities
By Judie Palmisano, The Trace Senior Community

There are many considerations involved in deciding if a senior community is the best choice for your loved one. In addition to care needs, the type of facility, length of lease, activities and activities, is the cost. Cost is a key consideration when thinking about moving an aging parent(s) to a senior community. […]

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Movement Rejuvenation

Movement Rejuvenation, Part 2
By Fred Miller, DC

At Doctors Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Group, we are specialists in movement rejuvenation. We restore motion of your joints and muscles, improve balance and bring back vitality and strength. You have lost so much of this over the years of taking care of everything else…except yourself. […]

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Isabelle at Home

Isabelle at Home cooks up Country Style Pork with White Beans

Country Style Pork with White Beans
As much as I love to cook and bake, read about cooking and baking, stalk bloggers who cook and bake and especially watch shows about cooking and baking you would think that I was a fan of Cake Boss or Kitchen Boss but honestly when I get to the TLC shows…well I can’t get pass Hoarders and My Crazy Obsession. I mean: WOW! Don’t hate me but when I watch these shows, I do feel a touch better about my crazy self. […]

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Lacombe Nursing Centre: Rehab S.T.E.P.S. Program and “Eldergarten”

Lacombe Nursing Centre

Rehab S.T.E.P.S. Program and “Eldergarten”

By Samantha R. Young, MCD CCC/SLP, Program Manager

The Rehab Department of Lacombe Nursing Centre developed and launched two interventions last fall that have been very successful with the residents that have participated, especially those who have returned home – S.T.E.P.S. Program and “Eldergarten.” […]

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Managing Menopause with Chinese Medicine

Managing Menopause with Chinese Medicine

By Ashley Miller, MSTOM, ACA

Menopause marks a great transition in a woman’s life. Most women cringe at the thought of going through this change because of some of the “side-effects” that it seems to bring. The hormonal changes that accompany menopause often cause hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, insomnia, fatigue, and dryness, among other complaints. […]