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Courtesy of Senior Helpers Senior citizens are at particular risk for dehydration because their kidney function has diminished to some degree. Symptoms of dehydration include confusion, drowsiness, labored speech, dry mouth, and sunken eyeballs. Side […]

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The Ward Law Firm on the Importance of Planning for the Golden Years

Set Your Plan in Motion

By: Ronald Ward, Jr., Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine

Planning can be an enjoyable activity. When planning a trip, we often read books, magazines, and internet articles about our destination. Where will we stay? What will we eat? How will we get there? How long will we stay? Admittedly, retirement planning is less enjoyable for most people than planning a trip to Europe. Even so, this planning should bring you peace of mind. By eliminating the unknown and embracing a plan, our human nature finds comfort in moving toward our goal if we have an estate plan. […]

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5 Ways to Get More Customers for Your Small Business

5 Ways to Get More Customers for Your Small Business

By Anne Cull, ThinkViral, Johnson County LIVING WELL Magazine

1) Make it Publicly Known That You Take Care of Your Customers

Almost all of our customers come from existing customers. When you take care of your customers, they become your “free” salespeople. Praise them online, post their successes, offer to showcase their testimonials in your email newsletters, etc. There are so many ways to showcase your customers and the more you do it, the more they will refer you and share you with their networks. […]

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Your Body Needs Alkaline Antioxidant Water

Your Body Needs Alkaline Antioxidant Water
By Danny Burke, Hydration Corporation, New Orleans & Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
The Secret’s Out: It’s the Water! For almost 20 years I’ve been trying to achieve optimal health for both me and my family. I focused on diet and exercise and made sure I drank plenty of water. […]

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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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When is the right time to explore assisted living or nursing care – St. Annas Residence, LIVING WELL Magazine

When Is The Right Time to Explore Assisted Living or Nursing Care?

By Helen Foster, St. Annas, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine

If you are a caregiver for a family member, you know that it can be extremely fulfilling, but at times challenging. You may have asked yourself at one point or another how long you can do it before needing additional resources – other family members, more “housekeeping” assistance, home care, assisted living or nursing care. […]