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Peripheral Neuropathy

Dr. Reza Mobarak, Southwest Foot and Ankle Center  Numbness, tingling, loss of sensations. These may all be signs of neuropathy. This disease affects over 20 million Americans today and is still growing, but is recognized […]

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Memories of Food Bring Fond Recollections to Paul Messinger

Paul Messinger Talks About Memories of Food in Scottsdale SENIOR Magazine

By: Paul Messinger

I’ve always loved to eat. I don’t eat large quantities, but I savor specific tastes and aromas associated with food. A particular smell can evoke sweet memories for me. When I get a whiff of a particular food aroma, the smell often reminds me of another place and another time in my life. Food smells usually bring me good memories, along with an occasional not so good one. […]

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Statesman Life Centers and The Manor at Scottsdale, Advantages of Retirement Community Living

Retirement Living Has Many Benefits

By: Georgette Kelly, Statesman Life Centers and The Manor at Scottsdale

As we age, we undergo physical changes that are easy to spot. It is the subtle changes to our mindset and how we perceive our world that often go undetected. Many people, especially seniors, find that at a time when the world is speeding up and becoming more difficult to understand and deal with, they are struggling to keep up with the pace of the life to which they were previously accustomed. […]

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Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers on New Cancer Technology

Treating Cancer with New Technology

Article courtesy of Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, for Colorado Springs SENIOR Magazine

You’ve been hearing a lot about our “Love Heals” philosophy lately. But in this issue we want to talk about our technology because Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers offer the most advanced cancer care technology in the region. […]

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Fountain View Village on when to look into Retirement Living

Published in Scottsdale SENIOR Magazine

After my beloved husband passed away, I found myself alone for the first time in over 50 years. It wasn’t so bad when my children they were all surrounding me, but as they live in different states, they would soon be leaving. Each invited me to live with them but I didn’t want to interfere with their lives or add to their responsibilities as each had enough taking care of their own families. […]

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Allen Family Funeral, Options on Grieving and Healing

By: Rick Allen, Allen Family Funeral Options, for SENIOR Magazine (Collin edition)

In our culture today there are those who would argue that viewing the body of a person who has died has little to no positive impact on family and friends. Others contend that viewing the body can have an altogether negative impact because it makes a difficult situation even harder. […]

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Rambling Oaks Courtyard Defines Assisted Living

By: Nicol Smith, Rambling Oaks Courtyard, for SENIOR Magazine (Denton edition)

Senior living communities today are nothing like they used to be. Communities today are bright, open and inviting. Most have the latest technology with everything from wifi to flat screen TVs. Apartments are larger, offering one and two bedroom suites. Today’s assisted living residents are still active, vibrant individuals that have so much to give and are very involved in their communities. […]

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First Texas Home Health Discusses Diabetes

By: Dana Weaver, RN, First Texas Home Health, for SENIOR Magazine (Northshore edition)

Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy needed for daily life. The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although both genetics and environmental factors such as obesity and lack of exercise appear to play roles. Diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes, is reaching epidemic proportions in the United States. […]