January 21, 2017 - Saturday

Your Gift to Yourself – the Best Year Ever!

Your Gift to Yourself – the Best Year Ever!

Treat yourself to 365 days of feeling good and looking great. The holidays are over and decorations put away. The presents you so carefully chose for family and friends were greeted—as always—with “You give the best gifts!” and “How did you know it’s just what I wanted?” Now it’s time to think about the coming year—and to put yourself at …

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4 Nutrition Tips To Start the New Year Off Right

To Start the New Year Off Right

By Abby Stanley, MS, RDN, LD We’ve all been there – the holiday season flew by, January is here and you are struggling with the post-holiday food hangover. You immediately start searching for the latest quick-fix program to get you started on the right track – the latest diet, pill or “detox” program that promises instant results. “Lose 10 pounds …

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8 Ways to Keep Track of Your Medications and Avoid Dangerous Errors

8 Ways to Keep Track of Your Medications and Avoid Dangerous Errors

By Home For Life Solutions and Village Helpers In-Home Care How many medications do you take? And how often do you take them? According to a Mayo Clinic study, over half of U.S. adults take two or more prescription drugs. Add in over-the-counter medications or a recent hospital stay, and the numbers can skyrocket. The US Food & Drug Administration …

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Parkinson’s Doesn’t Hold Any Punches… Fight Back with Boxing and Exercise!

Parkinson’s Doesn’t Hold Any Punches... Fight Back with Boxing and Exercise!

Rock Steady Boxing Offers an Intense Workout that Has Been Proven to Cause Positive Change in the Brain By Sarrisa Curry, Rock Steady Boxing Kansas City If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), you likely know that while there are medications and treatments that can relieve the many symptoms of the disease, there is …

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Treating Age Spots

Treating Age Spots

By KMC Dermatology and MedSpa Age spots — also called liver spots and solar lentigines — are flat tan, brown or black spots. They vary in size and usually appear on the face, hands, shoulders and arms — areas most exposed to the sun. Age spots are very common in adults older than age 50. But, younger people can get …

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Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

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Lose weight? Check. Start exercising? Check. Stop smoking? Check. It can be daunting when your list of New Year’s Resolutions is as long as your holiday shopping list. In addition to the post-holiday slump, not being able to keep your resolutions by February, March or even late January may increase your anxiety. When your holiday decorations are packed up and …

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Hitting the Slopes Safely

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Flying effortlessly down a snow-covered slope, feeling the wind in your face, and soaking up the beautiful mountain scenery — there’s a lot to love about skiing. It’s a sport that you can learn at a young age and continue doing for the rest of your life, and it can take you to some of the most spectacular places on …

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What to Do If Your Teen or Young Adult Has a Problem with Drugs

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How do I know if my teen or young adult has a substance use disorder? Addiction can happen at any age, but it usually starts when a person is young. If your teen continues to use drugs despite harmful consequences, he or she may be addicted. Anyone Can Become Addicted to Drugs If an adolescent starts behaving differently for no …

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The Health & Wellmobile WANTS YOUR BUSINESS!

The Health & Wellmobile WANTS YOUR BUSINESS!

Now accepting Sponsor Partners for 2017! Your business can be part of providing basic Health Screenings, Scans and Education Where Consumers Work, Live and Play By Elizabeth Kelley The Health & Wellmobile, made possible by several local sponsor partners, is a massive consumer health education and wellness screening program designed to promote healthier living among local community residents while providing …

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Kansas City Rescue Mission

Kansas City Rescue Mission

Freedom from the Past and Hope for the Future A Message from Executive Director, Joe Colaizzi Each year, more than 1,400 men seek services at Kansas City Rescue Mission’s Men’s Center. Often we find that once a man has received basic care such as food and shelter, he will consider making more transformative choices such as joining Kansas City Rescue …

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Goal Setting Tips for the New Year

Goal Setting Tips for the New Year

By Rachel Lewis A New Year brings new beginnings, fresh starts, and many New Year’s resolutions. People choose this time to set new goals and plans for the next year. With the time of New Year’s resolutions upon us, I encourage you to reflect on the past, the present, and to prepare for a bigger and brighter future. Unfortunately, most …

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KC Pet Project

KC Pet Project

Passionate About Saving Lives! Kansas City Pet Project is the largest No Kill animal shelter in Kansas City, MO and the 3rd largest open-admission shelter in the United States to achieve No Kill status. We are here for nearly 10,000 pets a year and find homes or other placement for over 90% of the pets who come to our shelter. …

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The Champion’s Mindset

The Champion’s Mindset

By Jimmy Page, Fellowship of Christian Athletes “Nothing is impossible for God.” – Luke 1:37 (CEB) In 2012, Nike launched an advertising campaign called “Find Your Greatness.” It was a series of short video clips featuring people of all shapes and sizes, and the goal was to inspire everyday people to aspire to greatness. “Greatness is not some rare DNA …

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Cherished Transitions FREE Senior Living Community Placement

Cherished Transitions FREE Senior Living Community Placement

Bringing Families and Senior Living…Together By Troy Bandy MHA, RN Cherished Transitions is a NO COST Senior Living Community Placement and Advocacy Service, serving the residents of The Greater Kansas City Area. We provide one-on-one, face-to-face consultations by Registered Nurses (RNs) at NO COST to seniors or their families to help you find the ideal Senior Living Community including: Independent …

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Is Rehabilitation Right for You?

Is Rehabilitation Right for You?

Find Out in the Comforts of Home It can happen in the blink of an eye. One minute you’re fine, and the next your arm is numb, concentration turns foggy, and words slur. Could it be a stroke? Possibly. So, you do the right thing. You get the medical attention you need. But, your stroke leaves your memory faded, your …

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