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Ways of investing into your future––a healthy mind, a healthy body and more!

Ways of investing into your future––a healthy mind, a healthy body and more!

By Joey Perez, Insurance Writer
Once you’ve reached a certain age it may become more difficult to reach that complete harmony with yourself. Planning ahead is required, along with an open mind and a healthy perspective on the future. Pessimism and harsh realism are natural consequences of the passing of the years. […]

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Health & Fitness

“It’s All About Timing: Total Joint Replacements”

“It’s All About Timing: Total Joint Replacements”

By Greg Zelden, PT, Director of Physical Therapy, Fairway Medical Surgical Hospital

When is it time to choose total joint replacement? Based solely on the personal nature of elective surgical procedures, one would anticipate their own need to elect surgical intervention. Yet, this is not a decision which is made easily; and, in some instances, the choice is made poorly. They wait too late. […]

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Emeritus at Overland Park

Emeritus at Overland Park
DESIGNED TO MEET THE RESIDENTS’ NEEDS…

Johnson County LIVING WELL Magazine

A small community, Emeritus at Overland Park is divided into four separate houses all within the same building. Country Lane, Garden Path, Boathouse Cove, and Cottage Place each have its own indoor porch and front door. The houses are built around a center that includes the art studio, community room, beauty shop, and health center. […]

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Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse
By Linda Ahlhelm, RN, Elder Abuse Expert

Johnson County LIVING WELL Magazine

Elder abuse is the mistreatment of an older person by someone who has a relationship with that person. It could be a spouse, child, friend, neighbor, caregiver or acquaintance. The actual abuse can occur in the home of a relative, the elder’s own home, or the home of an unrelated caregiver. […]

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Bringing closure to veterans

Bringing closure to veterans

Johnson County LIVING WELL Magazine

When Deborah Grassman began her career as a hospice nurse for the Department of Veterans Affairs, she had the same fear of death that most people face, but what she discovered was how she could find peace, joy and fulfillment in caring for the former warriors at the end of their lives. […]

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Dramatically improve your wellbeing: 7 habits for a healthy life

Dramatically Improve Your Wellbeing
Seven habits for a healthy life

By Dr. Michelle Robin, Johnson County LIVING WELL Magazine

A year ago I released a second edition of my first book, Wellness On A Shoestring: Seven Habits for a Healthy Life. In this book I share with you seven simple, inexpensive (even free) habits that can dramatically improve your wellbeing. While the habits are not season specific, there certainly are fresh and fun ways to integrate each of them with a summertime flare. Let’s explore! […]