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Omega Health Care Honors Veterans…Every Day

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.
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Staying Young & Living Social

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? […]

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Why does my back hurt?

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. […]

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Kathy Ireland: Model of Success

Kathy Ireland

Model-turned-entrepreneur opens up about her multi-million dollar empire, raising three kids, and her life in front of the camera

By Sondra Barr, LIVING WELL Magazine cover story

Kathy Ireland’s face may have graced the covers of hundreds of magazines, but it’s her business sense that’s launched thousands of products. […]

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Who Are You Calling Old? Baby Boomers Speed Up Instead of Slowing Down

Who Are You Calling Old?
Baby Boomers Speed Up Instead of Slowing Down
By Adam McDaniel, D.O., Centennial Medical Center, Collin County LIVING WELL Magazine

Motivational author Norman Vincent Peale once said, “Live your life and forget your age.” Baby boomers are listening. Just as they redefined the 1960s and ‘70s, today boomers are once again making their mark. Donald Trump became a father and grandfather in the same year. Diane Keaton became a model for L’Oreal cosmetics. […]

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease can be Managed

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease can be Managed
By Kay Hernandez, RN, VNA Hospice, Denton County LIVING WELL Magazine

What Is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic disease that causes difficulty with breathing. Symptoms of COPD include coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and susceptibility to respiratory infections. Symptoms usually worsen over time and limit the ability to perform routine activities. […]

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You’re Not Old, Just Older

You’re Not Old, Just Older
Courtesy Avere Healthcare Clinic, Denton LIVING WELL Magazine

You’ve been in your body longer than anyone else, and no one knows your body better than you. Most patients can sense when something isn’t right, way before a doctor tells them. Sometimes when you’re not feeling right, you may attribute it to getting older; however, getting older is not a reason to not feel well. […]