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Bath Time

SPLISH, SPLASH…..ARE YOU TAKING A BATH?

By: Suzanne Burleson, for SENIOR Magazine

“Splish, splash I was taking a bath

Long about a Saturday night

A rub-a-dub, just relaxing in the tub

Thinking everything was alright

Well, I stepped out of the tub, put my feet on the floor…”

Unfortunately for seniors, the next line of this oldie but goodie from Bobby Darin, might be “I went slipping and a sliding – bumped my head on the door!” According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more that one-third, or 11 million adults age 65 and older, fall each year in the United States. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths and the most common cause of non-fatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma. […]

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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. […]

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Re-Creating Your Space

Re-Creating Your Space
Courtesy ARA Gallery and Interior Design, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
Have you ever purchased an item for your home that you just love only to realize that the rest of your décor is outdated? That happened to the Matthews of North Liberty. […]

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Planning for Recovery at Home – Holladay Brothers Construction, Inc. – LIVING WELL Magazine

Planning for Recovery at Home
Courtesy Holladay Brothers Construction, Inc., Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine
Recovery from a fall, a stroke or major surgery can be a lengthy process. For many people, recovery begins with formal rehabilitation and continues with learning to live with reduced mobility or inability to perform daily functions unaided. […]

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Holladay Brothers Construction: Make your house a home for a lifetime – LIVING WELL Magazine

Make Your House a Home for a Lifetime

By Alison Winters, Holladay Brothers Construction, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine
If you are like the majority of Americans, you would prefer to remain in your home throughout your maturing years. Few people want to consider aging in an assisted living facility at the cost of thousands of dollars per month. Not to mention the fact, well, it’s just not home. But what if you could remain at home – aging in place? […]

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Health & Fitness

ARA Gallery and Interiors talks metal countertops – LIVING WELL Magazine

Metal Countertops
By Tony Alt, ARA Gallery and Interiors, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
Everyone wants a kitchen or restroom that looks great. That’s easy to do with all the products that are out on the market. Now, if you wanted to create a look and use products that are recycled and “green” for the environment and still look great and be a little different and unique for the same cost as granite, etc. – that is […]

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Handyman Connection on "How to Prepare your Home for Winter" – LIVING WELL Magazine

Preparing Your Home for Winter

By Jacquie Tinnemeyer, Handyman Connection, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine

Spring is a popular time for cleaning. The warmer weather often motivates a desire to get your house and landscape in good shape for summer. But preparing your home for the winter months is just as important. Beyond energy efficiency, winterizing your home with the tips below can keep you and your family safe. […]