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Dr. Isaac Eliaz on the best foods for a good night's sleep – Akron LIVING WELL Magazine

The Best Foods for a Good Night’s Sleep

By Dr. Isaac Eliaz, Akron LIVIN WELL Magazine
What you eat can drastically affect how you sleep, so in order to get a good night’s rest, it is essential to choose foods that calm your mind and body rather than those that stimulate you. Certain types of foods will naturally promote rest and relaxation, particularly those that contain tryptophan – the amino acid that the body uses to make serotonin, the neurotransmitter that slows nerve activity within your brain.
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LPL Financial on viewing your home as part of your retirement portfolio – LIVING WELL Magazine

Viewing Your Home as Part of Your Retirement Portfolio
Courtesy LPL Financial, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine
Reverse Mortgage: Do Your Homework before Committing

Tapping home equity doesn’t necessarily require relocating. A reverse mortgage may be a solution if you have significant home equity and a desire to stay in your existing home. With a reverse mortgage, you receive a source of income by borrowing against your home’s equity. Payouts are tax free and may be taken as a lump sum, a line of credit, or an annuity-like payment schedule.
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Hospice of the Western Reserve on planning for the inevitable – LIVING WELL Magazine

PLANNING FOR THE INEVITABLE
Start young, before you’re “ready”

By Hospice of the Western Reserve, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine
Ashley, a vibrant, active 37-year-old lawyer, mother of three young children and part-time Pilates instructor has a to-do list longer than her combined client case load. When she learned that her next-door neighbor, a mother of four children who palled around with her kids, had terminal cancer, her mind went in many directions. […]

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Hospice of the Western Reserve on planning for the inevitable – LIVING WELL Magazine

PLANNING FOR THE INEVITABLE
Start young, before you’re “ready”

Courtesy Hospice of the Western Reserve, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine
Ashley, a vibrant, active 37-year-old lawyer, mother of three young children and part-time Pilates instructor has a to-do list longer than her combined client case load. When she learned that her next-door neighbor, a mother of four children who palled around with her kids, had terminal cancer, her mind went in many directions. […]

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Family Hearing and Balance Center on how to handle tinnitus – LIVING WELL Magazine

Sleepless in Tinnitus
By Dr. Richard Reikowski, Au.D., Family Hearing and Balance Center, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine
Imagine that you are sleeping in on a weekend morning, and you wake up just enough to realize that you don’t have to get out of bed for anything. Slowly, grinning, you drift off, back to sleep with the peace of knowing that there is nothing urgent to get done and it is quiet. […]

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Marta J. Williger, Attorney at Law, discusses six things to consider when writing your will – LIVING WELL Magazine

Six Things to Consider when Writing Your Will

By Marta J. Williger, Attorney at Law, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine

1. Non-probate Property: Your will only controls property that transfers through the probate court. Non-probate property includes: Property held jointly which passes automatically upon your death to the other owner. Property may be “payable on death” to another person. Insurance proceeds, annuities and IRAs go directly to the named beneficiary. […]

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Akron Area YMCA on swimming for health – LIVING WELL Magazine

IT’S WORTH A SPLASH…
Courtesy Akron Area YMCA, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine
What compares to a cold splash of water on your face in the morning or a vigorous swim in the afternoon? Water is an essential part of life! Every living and breathing thing needs water in order to survive. As a species dependent upon it, we know how to play and enjoy the water. It is not just a resource for life, but also a source for exercise and enjoyment. […]