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Should I Stay or Should I Go

Should I Stay or Should I Go

By Dale Klaus and Reube Doupé – Klaus Doupé, PA By far, the most common question asked by new clients is whether or not they should stay or leave the marital home.  This issue has far reaching practical implications for the spouses, but is not very complicated legally. At the outset, note that Florida law allows every person the right to …

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Volunteering Tied to Longevity

Volunteering Tied to Longevity

By Greg Pascucci A recent article in AARP, The Magazine highlighted the importance of older adults volunteering. “Planning to Live to 100? Volunteer!” linked being of service to others with lower mortality rates and less depression. And, as the article mentioned, the older the volunteer, the greater the personal benefits of volunteering. At The Carlisle Naples, opportunities abound for residents …

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Advanced Treatment for Alcoholism and Depression

By Dr. Robert Pollack Drinking alcohol has become extremely common in our society, and with that acceptance and desensitization of the harmful effects, comes much more alcohol abuse than most people are aware of, or willing to acknowledge. There are some benefits to moderate drinking, but the problem is that with the social aspect of drinking, many people are becoming more …

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Fall Prevention in the Elderly

Fall Prevention in the Elderly

If you have an elderly parent or grandparent in your family, you may be concerned with their risk for falls. Each year, 1 out of 3 adults age 65 and over falls. The results from a fall can be minor, such as bruising and abrasions, to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head trauma. Families may not be aware that …

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August Resolutions Anyone? Perhaps a More Confident Smile

More Confident Smile

As August is in full swing, our calendars are going to become even fuller. With the end of summer approaching, our kids are heading back to school, we will have more field trips to attend, events for work, perhaps our high school reunion is just a few weeks away, or we’re making preparations for a new promotion. To many of us, …

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Freedom (from Eye Drops) Frantz EyeCare is Redefining Cataract Surgery

Frantz EyeCare is Redefining Cataract Surgery

The team at Frantz EyeCare is always looking for ways to make the patient experience more enjoyable. So when dropless cataract surgery became a viable option, Frantz EyeCare was among the first in the area to embrace and offer this advanced procedure. Bye-Bye Frustration; Hello Dropless Cataract Surgery Ask a cataract patient what is the most frustrating aspect of cataract surgery. …

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Make the Move to Marco Island

1630 Caxambas Ct, Marco Island, FL 34145

Many areas of Florida make wonderful places to live, offering a variety of housing, working, schooling, dining, entertainment options. One of these highly sought-after locations, Marco Island, located on the Gulf of Mexico. Don’t let the size of this small island, 24 square miles, deceive you. With a variety of local eateries, top-rated schools, and activities for both land and water …

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Lanier Islands is the Perfect Destination for Family Memories

Lanier Islands is the Perfect Destination for Family Memories

Lake Lanier and Lanier Islands is a vacation destination located in northeast Georgia. The islands set in the middle of Lake Lanier and offer something for everyone, from the outdoor adventure-seeker to those who prefer being pampered after shopping and fine dining. Lanier Islands Resort is the main attraction of the islands, which features a plethora of activities for all ages. …

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Dealing With Life’s Painful Situations

By Pastor Timothy Neptune On Father’s Day in 2005 my dad came to my office to visit and talk about how things were going.  In the course of our discussion he mentioned that he experienced a terrible night’s sleep because his back was causing him so much pain. I told him that it was time to go to the ER …

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The Golden Rule & Health Care

The Golden Rule & Health Care

By Randall Kenneth Jones We teach children many valuable lessons intended to positively shape their behavior in the years that lie ahead. For example, most children are taught to “be observant,” “listen closely,” “pay attention” and “act responsibly.” Kids are also advised of the important role that “respect” plays in positive relationships. Those in my childhood inner circle in Mid-Missouri …

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