Have you been feeling a little tired lately?
By Andrew Anderson, PA-C
You think you’re just getting old, because of that tiredness you explain away as the aging process, or that thinning of the hair that once used to be so thick and now finds its home on the hairbrush every time you brush. You may be getting older, or might you have a medical problem, such as thyroid disease. […]
Residential care homes provide affordable, unique option for senior care
Arty Care Home, located in Richardson, gives one family “peace of mind”
Courtesy Arty Care Home, Collin County LIVING WELL Magazine
Making a decision on long-term senior care may seem daunting—it’s expensive, it’s emotional and there seem to be limited options. These days, however, with the United States on the threshold of a boom—the baby boom, that is—families will have more and more choices on how they will be cared for during their “golden years.” […]
Health plans you can count on
Rocky Mountain Health Plans (RMHP) knows members count on them at every stage of life. That is why plans are designed with the choices you want, the benefits you need and the control you deserve. […]
Courtesy Select Health, Salt Lake City LIVING WELL Magazine
If you have questions about Medicare, you’re not alone. Let’s start with the basics: what is Medicare? Medicare is healthcare coverage sponsored by the federal government. It was originally intended to provide health insurance to people on Social Security. […]
Estate Planning Issues for Women
(and other helpful business hints)
By M. Keywood Deese, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
Women, especially mothers, are usually the family member in charge of making sure everyone else takes care of themselves and does what they are supposed to do. […]
Omega Health Care Honors Veterans…Every Day
From the vintage cuckoo clock on the wall to the Hummel figures in his curio cabinet, Germany is infused into every aspect of Charlie Keady’s life.
Greater Springfield LIVING WELL Magazine
The reason is simple: From 1945 to 1949, Charlie—a former Omega Health Care patient—served in the Army’s 4th Armored Division in Germany, where he met and married his wife of 42 years, Greta. She was a German nurse returning from a prisoner of war camp in Russia after the war when Charlie met her, and what a meeting it was. Charlie actually saved Greta’s life by shooting a Russian soldier who had wounded her and was attempting to kill her.
Staying Young & Living Social
Courtesy General Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
Are you happy with your smile? Can you eat the foods you love? Do you have loose dentures? What about missing teeth? Do you know that missing teeth can result in a significant amount of bone loss, which eventually leads to premature aging? […]
Why Does My Back Hurt?
By Nathan S. Walters, M.D., Texas Institute for Surgery, North Dallas LIVING WELL Magazine
Up to an astonishing 90% of people will experience back pain at some time in their lives. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, over 14% of new visits to primary care physicians are for low back pain. As we age, we endure both macrotraumas, repetitive microtraumas and undergo changes in body habitus that alter and redistribute biomechanical forces unevenly on the spine. […]