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How is your tax health –– Greg Kollmeyer

HOW IS YOUR TAX HEALTH?
By Greg Kollmeyer, Greater Springfield LIVING WELL Magazine

With the end of the year approaching, it’s a good time to assess your personal tax situation and evaluate any recent legislative changes and how they affect you. In a very controversial decision, the U.S. Supreme Court recently upheld the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law. What does this mean to you, and how can you plan accordingly with this and other expiring “Bush-era tax credits?” […]

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Invisalign –– Dental Associates of Cedar Rapids

Invisalign
By Sarah Sebetka and Carla Mulneaux, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine

If you have ever imagined yourself with a more confident smile, but are intimidated by traditional wire braces, then you are not alone. In fact, 74% of Americans have crooked teeth. Thriving adults are often skeptical of fixing their dental problems—gaps, overbite, underbite, crowding, crossbite, and others—because of the pain, hassle, and embarrassment of standard braces. Dental Associates of Cedar Rapids offers a wire-free alternative that is ideal for adults: Invisalign. […]

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Eye Care

Vision and birthdays –– RGB Eye Associates

Vision and Birthdays

Courtesy RGB Eye Associates, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazines

We hope to grow smarter as we age, accumulating wisdom with every birthday. Knowledge about your health is an important part of that wisdom. We want you to enjoy each day of every year, and believe that maintaining good eye health and experiencing the best vision possible will enhance your life. We at RGB Eye Associates would like to make you aware of some potential eye and vision problems, the occurrence of which may increase as we get older. […]

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Baby Boomers: A generation determined to be seen and heard –– Boomers Leading Change

BABY BOOMERS: A GENERATION DETERMINED TO BE SEEN AND HEARD, REGARDLESS OF THEIR AGE

By Barbara Raynor, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine
Have you ever felt invisible?

A few weeks ago, I learned of a man who felt his full head of white hair rendered him invisible in a crowd of people, many of whom appeared to be younger than he. This person was clearly an accomplished man, a distinguished man, a smart man, and most of all, a man who was not yet done being seen or heard, regardless of his age. […]

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Dementia –– Victory Home Health

Dementia
By Joan Weems, RN, Victory Home Health, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

Dementia is not a normal part of the aging process, although it is common in elderly individuals. Dementia describes a group of symptoms affecting intellectual and social abilities severely enough to interfere with daily functioning. […]

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Exercise is important for seniors –– Home Care Resources

Exercise is Important for Seniors

Home Care Resources, Scottsdale LIVING WELL Magazine

Exercise plays a significant part in maintaining health and physical fitness. Regular exercise can fight obesity and improve your heart and lungs. As you get older, it becomes especially important to be physically active in order to fight the ravages of aging. To maintain health and independence, exercise is still critical. […]

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Smart Ranch Homes –– Oakwood Homes

Smart Ranch Homes

Innovative Design for Denver’s Newest Active Adult Community

Courtesy Oakwood Homes, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine

“We were drawn to this community for so many reasons; home values, location, diversity and the opportunity to live in a master-planned community that is committed to the needs of its residents,” says Sally Chisel, one of the first people to move into Fairway Villas at Green Valley Golf Club. […]