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Fall Prevention: Keeping you on your feet

Fall Prevention
Keeping you on your feet
By Vanessa Ohnes, MD, Texoma Medical Center, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

Changes are normal as we get older: eyesight and hearing decline, reflexes slow down, coordination diminishes and muscles get weaker. We’re not as agile to avoid a fall. For seniors, falls can result in serious injuries that may require a trip to the hospital or even threaten your ability to live on your own. […]

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The Evolution of Nursing Homes

The Evolution of Nursing Homes
By Channing Clyde, Admissions Director & Heather Hamilton, Community Liaison, Salt Lake City LIVING WELL Magazine

Joanna is a 62-year-old single woman living alone in an apartment located in downtown Salt Lake City. After falling, and sustaining a fracture, her physician recommended hip replacement surgery. The orthopedic surgeon explained to her that she would require nursing care and physical therapy following surgery at a rehab center. […]

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Finance & Planning

Ready to sell your house?

Ready to sell your house?

Karen Knight, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine

Making the decision to sell your house can be easy or complicated depending on your circumstances. Selling your home takes time, patience and preparation. I’m going to discuss preparing your home prior to listing it for sale.
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Good Samaritan Society: co-workers are extended family at Lake Forest Village – LIVING WELL Magazine

Co-workers are Extended Family at Lake Forest Village

By Rita Martin, Good Samaritan Society, Denton LIVING WELL Magazine
I came to work for Good Samaritan Society – Denton Village in 1987, expecting it to just be a good job. I quickly realized that it is much more. I left Denton Village after 12 years and transferred to Lake Forest, and my extraordinary journey continued. […]