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IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

By Mark E. Ary, MBA Senior Licensed Loan Originator A Reverse Mortgage is a great way to address deferred maintenance and safety issues needed for you or your parent’s home. Most homeowners may not consider the safety issues caused by deferred maintenance to one’s home as a concern or long-term objective, as the concept of home safety is normally seen as …

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More People Living with Cancer

More People Living with Cancer

The evolution of cancer treatment over the last 40 years has resulted in better outcomes for patients; today more people are living with cancer than ever before. Cancer is an illness unlike any other. Many people mistakenly believe that cancer refers to one disease that occurs in many different parts of the body, but, in reality, cancer is not just …

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The Key to Success with Hearing Loss… is Starting EARLY!

Hearing Loss

People often ask “Why do some people do so well in adapting to hearing aids… while others have such a difficult time with with them?” According to John Hoglund BC-HIS, ACA of Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Center, one  of the biggest keys to success is seeing a Hearing Specialist as soon as you can, if you suspect that hearing …

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Putting Safety First for Seniors

Putting Safety First for Seniors

By Deanna Bookout When was the last time you thought about home safety? How about the safety of your aging parents in their home; have you checked their home for general safety measures recently? Medical professionals will tell you how important it is for adult children to annually perform a safety check of their aging parents’ homes in order to …

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Do You or Someone You Love Suffer With Arthritis?

Arthritis

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 47 million people in the US have some form of arthritis or chronic joint symptoms. There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. Arthritis and other rheumatic diseases are often mistakenly associated with old age, because osteoarthritis (the most common form of arthritis) occurs more often among elderly persons. However, …

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When You Are At Your Wits End

When You Are At Your Wits End

Have you ever been at your wits’ end?  Have you ever been so confused that you didn’t really know which way was up?  Have you ever had the feeling, “I know I need to do something…but I don’t know what ‘something’ to do.” The Bible tells the story of a group of sailors who went out to sea and encountered …

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5 Reasons To Use In-Home Care

5 Reasons To Use In-Home Care

The physical and mental decline that comes with the aging process affects everyone in a different way. Some seniors find it particularly difficult to cope with the limitations of age. As a result, they may turn to denial and refuse assistance from loved ones. Services that provide in-home care staff offer a gentle alternative to senior homes. Even the most …

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Travel Safety for Your Fury Friends

Travel Safety for Your Fury Friends

During this busy time of year, we’re more inclined to take our pets on the road with us, whether it’s to visit family and friends, or for an event, our animals are more opt to join us on the road during the holiday season. We’ve all seen it, but hopefully you haven’t done it; the dog jumps over into the drivers …

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Do You Have “Orthovenous” Disease? When Orthopedic and Venous Disease Collide.

Do You Have “Orthovenous” Disease? When Orthopedic and Venous Disease Collide.

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI – Vein Specialists “Orthovenous” disease you ask?  What is that?  Is that even a disease or a word?  Well…not exactly, but it is a neologism I have created to describe a much more common entity I have encountered in my vein focused practice.  Patients with orthopedic disease are of the age group that has …

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Rotator Cuff Tears and Repairs

Dr. Brian Wallace – Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon As we age, our bodies are subjected to more repercussions from normal wear and tear.  This is particularly the case of individual’s age 60 and older, but the same wear and tear is accurate for younger people that are very active or have suffered accidental injury through sports or trauma-related causes. One of the …

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