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MEDICAL POWER OF ATTORNEY – AN ADVANCE MEDICAL DIRECTIVE

MEDICAL POWER OF ATTORNEY – AN ADVANCE MEDICAL DIRECTIVE

By Ronald Ward, Jr., Ward Law Firm, LIVING WELL Magazine

One day, a loved one may ask you to make medical decisions on their behalf if they are unable to do so. Although you may have heard of a medical power of attorney, you may not know what it is really about. Unlike a durable power of attorney that would grant you authority to make financial decisions on their behalf, a medical power of attorney would grant you broad authority to make medical decisions on their behalf. […]

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Wisdom or Worry: What are your wrinkles saying about you

Wisdom or Worry: What are your wrinkles saying about you
Courtesy Aesthetics Medical Spa & Laser Center, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
Wrinkles are cute on Shar-Pei puppies, but aren’t nearly as attractive on your face. Society has labeled wrinkles as a sign of age, stress, and even as “wisdom.” Some wrinkles occur from volume loss, sun damage, tobacco use, and others from repetitive movements, like smile lines. […]

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The Essential Link between Louisiana Chemistry and World-Wide Health Care

The Essential Link between Louisiana Chemistry and World-Wide Health Care

By Desiree Lemoine, Director of Communications, Louisiana Chemical Association, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine

You probably have other things to think about in a doctor’s office or hospital – other than the links between the chlorine and vinyl products made in Louisiana and how they contribute to your well-being each and every day, or about the essential role that these products play in your life. […]

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Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplement? Which Is Right for Me?

Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplement? Which Is Right for Me?
By Tucker Thompson, Collin LIVING WELL Magazine
Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) are funded in part by the government, paying “preset” amounts to insurance companies offering them. Factors determining any monthly premium you pay include the rate set by each company, your county, the government reimbursement, and if a drug plan is attached. […]