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Dannel Funeral Home on Funerals as Celebrations – LIVING WELL Magazine

Funerals as Celebrations

Courtesy Dannel Funeral Home, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

There are those for whom the comforts of traditional funeral arrangements bring a welcome sense of order and peace. Others imagine a more joyful, less somber occasion. There is a growing trend for personalized services that reflect what was unique, and beloved, about the deceased – funerals that help people remember and laugh, as well as remember and cry.
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Craig Watson on Planning to Avoid Probate – Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

Planning to Avoid Probate and Guardianship without Using a Living Trust

Craig Watson, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

Arvie is an 85-year-old widow in good health. She delights in her two adult children, who also enjoy a good relationship. Her will was drafted over a decade ago. She owns a house (debt free) and about $150,000 in cash. She has a long term care insurance policy in case she needs nursing home care. She wonders if she needs a power of attorney and a medical directive, so she schedules an appointment with an elder law attorney. […]

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Rambling Oaks Courtyard Defines Assisted Living

By: Nicol Smith, Rambling Oaks Courtyard, for SENIOR Magazine (Denton edition)

Senior living communities today are nothing like they used to be. Communities today are bright, open and inviting. Most have the latest technology with everything from wifi to flat screen TVs. Apartments are larger, offering one and two bedroom suites. Today’s assisted living residents are still active, vibrant individuals that have so much to give and are very involved in their communities. […]

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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. […]