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Fall Prevention: Keeping you on your feet

Fall Prevention
Keeping you on your feet
By Vanessa Ohnes, MD, Texoma Medical Center, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

Changes are normal as we get older: eyesight and hearing decline, reflexes slow down, coordination diminishes and muscles get weaker. We’re not as agile to avoid a fall. For seniors, falls can result in serious injuries that may require a trip to the hospital or even threaten your ability to live on your own. […]

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The Evolution of Nursing Homes

The Evolution of Nursing Homes
By Channing Clyde, Admissions Director & Heather Hamilton, Community Liaison, Salt Lake City LIVING WELL Magazine

Joanna is a 62-year-old single woman living alone in an apartment located in downtown Salt Lake City. After falling, and sustaining a fracture, her physician recommended hip replacement surgery. The orthopedic surgeon explained to her that she would require nursing care and physical therapy following surgery at a rehab center. […]

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How to Break Exercise Plateau

How to Break Exercise Plateau
By Dan Rockvoan, BMI, CPT-CI, CPT-NASM, CES-NASM, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
Are you stuck in a plateau? When progress towards building cardio, muscle, or weight loss stops, it is called a plateau. A plateau occurs when there is too much repetitive exercise. Because our bodies adapt quickly to the same exercise routines, variables must be changed periodically to keep the body in a state of motion and muscle confusion, thus resulting in continued progress. […]

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Stretch out your IRA – Barlow Capital Advisors – LIVING WELL Magazine

Stretch Out Your IRA
Courtesy Dan and R. Brennan Barlow, Barlow Capital Advisors, Denton LIVING WELL Magazine
After years of saving, you’ve accumulated significant wealth in your individual retirement accounts (IRA). So, what do you do next? You may want to think about extending the life of your IRA by stretching out its tax deferral over your life and the lives of your children and grandchildren. […]

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C & C Drugs: Nutrition therapy improves outcomes for patients – LIVING WELL Magazine

Nutrition Therapy Improves Outcomes for Many Patients
By Rhonda Landry, C & C Drugs, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine

We all need food to live. But sometimes a person cannot eat any or enough food due to illness or injury. For some, the stomach or bowel may not be working quite right or they may have had surgery to remove all or part of these organs. Others may have a decreased appetite or difficulty in swallowing due to illness or treatme […]