No Picture
Articles

Half of seniors from the ages of 70+ have dementia but are not ready for memory care!––Rambling Oaks Courtyard

In today’s society, Americans are living considerably longer and more active lives. Unfortunately, with this longevity comes intensification of all the trials and tribulations associated with aging. As we grow old, our skin wrinkles and becomes frail, our hair fades, muscle mass diminishes, and our brain shrinks. The shrinkage of the brain basically causes the working memory to go on “strike” and mental speed to decelerate. Cognitive functionality is hindered as one’s memory worsens or is even erased altogether. Individuals generally experience emotional outbursts, escalated agitation, and overwhelming anxiety. These behavioral manipulations mutate personality, essentially deteriorating the lines of communication within relationships. […]

No Picture
Articles

Watch out for trees vulnerable to uprooting – Eden Tree Service, LIVING WELL Magazine

Watch out for trees vulnerable to uprooting
By Michael Corcoran, Eden Tree Service, Johnson County LIVING WELL Magazine
As a Kansan, you are familiar with the erratic weather we have in our great state during the spring and summer months. Over the last 30 years, the average wind speed for the Kansas City Metro area is 10.6 miles an hour during these seasons, and the average maximum wind speed is 40 miles per hour. This makes for some sleepless nights worrying about our beautiful mature trees. […]

No Picture
Articles

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. […]

No Picture
Articles

Chayet & Danzo, LLC., on Legacy Planning – LIVING WELL Magazine

Legacy Planning – Does your checking account make you who you are?
By Frank J. Danzo III and Marco D. Chayet, Chayet & Danzo, LLC., East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine

A will is crucial for ensuring your wishes are respected, but there’s another tool to consider. A legacy plan puts the focus not only on money and assets, but also on your values, morals, traditions and accomplishments. […]

No Picture
Articles

American Bank of Texas on Community Banking Month

By: Ginger Nye, American Bank of Texas, SENIOR Magazine (Texoma Edition)

April was Community Banking Month. As Washington DC seeks solutions for the current economic crisis, community banks stand ready to support local economies. With nearly 23,000 locations nationwide, they are well-capitalized, local financial powerhouses that are ready and able to help mobilize local economies which are the lifeblood of the nation’s economy. […]