Rehabilitation and skilled care (sometimes referred to as skilled nursing care or nursing home care) refers to care that is provided for residents who need the assistance of rehabilitative therapy staff and licensed nursing staff. Rehabilitation and skilled care is about more than providing care 24 hours a day. […]
There are so many options when it comes to choosing a credit card. You owe it to yourself to find the one that best fits your needs. As we deal with our members, we frequently hear the phrase “I just felt like a number…no personal connection whatsoever.” This often references a myriad of financial issues, but frequently it relates to credit card service. […]
Sometimes we only have one chance to get it right. It could be as simple as cooking. We start with the right recipe and finest ingredients and hope for the best. Secretly, we hope an expert will come into the kitchen and help, being right there to answer questions and guide us through the process. […]
According to the American Heart Association, arrhythmia—also known as an irregular heartbeat — is a common issue that occurs when the heartbeat is chaotic, too slow or too fast due to abnormal electrical impulses. […]
For the past few years, leaner times have forced many individuals and households to juggle everyday expenses and find various ways to trim the family budget. Everything from cutting out specialty coffee drinks and expensive vacations to buying more economical cars and downsized dwellings have been calculated and discussed at kitchen tables across the country. […]
Oftentimes patients and their families are reluctant to discuss hospice care with the physician when confronted with the diagnosis of a terminal illness. Hospice is not giving up on life and simply choosing to die. Hospice provides comfort care and pain management so that patients enjoy quality of life during the final phase of a terminal illness. […]
Today’s seniors have more options available to them than ever before. One option more and more seniors are turning to when their physical capabilities diminish or while they recover from a short-term disability is to be treated in the comfort of their own home, wherever that home might be, by a personal assistant or a caring companion. In-home care is considered by many, including physicians, to be one of the most desirable options, because it allows seniors to maintain their independence while remaining in the one place where they feel most safe and comfortable. […]
Good Samaritan Society – Lake Forest Village is a Place to call Home
By Rita Martin, Denton County LIVING WELL Magazine
We invite you to visit our Good Samaritan Society – Lake Forest Village senior living campus, where you can leave behind the work of taking care of a home. We offer our residents many social, recreational, spiritual, educational and cultural opportunities to live life to the fullest.
Have You Checked Your Mortgage Rate Lately?
By Michele Barber, Northstar Bank of Texas, Denton County LIVING WELL Magazine
Mortgage rates are at an all-time low. Because of that fact, have you stopped to see if you can take advantage of these historic rates? If not, you may be leaving money on the table for you and your family. […]