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Have you been feeling a little tired lately?

Have you been feeling a little tired lately?
By Andrew Anderson, PA-C

You think you’re just getting old, because of that tiredness you explain away as the aging process, or that thinning of the hair that once used to be so thick and now finds its home on the hairbrush every time you brush. You may be getting older, or might you have a medical problem, such as thyroid disease. […]

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Residential care homes provide affordable, unique option for senior care

Residential care homes provide affordable, unique option for senior care
Arty Care Home, located in Richardson, gives one family “peace of mind”

Courtesy Arty Care Home, Collin County LIVING WELL Magazine

Making a decision on long-term senior care may seem daunting—it’s expensive, it’s emotional and there seem to be limited options. These days, however, with the United States on the threshold of a boom—the baby boom, that is—families will have more and more choices on how they will be cared for during their “golden years.” […]

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Medicare Explained

Medicare Explained
Courtesy Select Health, Salt Lake City LIVING WELL Magazine

If you have questions about Medicare, you’re not alone. Let’s start with the basics: what is Medicare? Medicare is healthcare coverage sponsored by the federal government. It was originally intended to provide health insurance to people on Social Security. […]

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Omega Health Care Honors Veterans…Every Day

Omega Health Care Honors Veterans…Every Day
From the vintage cuckoo clock on the wall to the Hummel figures in his curio cabinet, Germany is infused into every aspect of Charlie Keady’s life.

Greater Springfield LIVING WELL Magazine

The reason is simple: From 1945 to 1949, Charlie—a former Omega Health Care patient—served in the Army’s 4th Armored Division in Germany, where he met and married his wife of 42 years, Greta. She was a German nurse returning from a prisoner of war camp in Russia after the war when Charlie met her, and what a meeting it was. Charlie actually saved Greta’s life by shooting a Russian soldier who had wounded her and was attempting to kill her.
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Staying Young & Living Social

Staying Young & Living Social
Courtesy General Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

Are you happy with your smile? Can you eat the foods you love? Do you have loose dentures? What about missing teeth? Do you know that missing teeth can result in a significant amount of bone loss, which eventually leads to premature aging? […]

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Why does my back hurt?

Why Does My Back Hurt?
By Nathan S. Walters, M.D., Texas Institute for Surgery, North Dallas LIVING WELL Magazine

Up to an astonishing 90% of people will experience back pain at some time in their lives. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, over 14% of new visits to primary care physicians are for low back pain. As we age, we endure both macrotraumas, repetitive microtraumas and undergo changes in body habitus that alter and redistribute biomechanical forces unevenly on the spine. […]