December 17, 2017 - Sunday

Goals-Based Wealth Management. What Is It Really?

Goals-Based Wealth Management

By Jake Falcon, CRPC®, CEO, Wealth Advisor A Financial Plan: Your Road Map to Success Goals-Based Wealth Management starts with a financial plan. We call it your road map to success. Along the way, you will need a guide to help you navigate life’s twists and turns and handle the unexpected events. We are here to serve as that guide …

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HealthSouth REAL™ Therapy

HealthSouth REAL™ Therapy

Helping Patients Get Back to Living with Real-Life Scenarios It was about a week into her therapy, and Linda White was optimistic. After a bad break to her leg and hip replacement surgery, Linda was admitted to a HealthSouth rehabilitation hospital. Her goal was to get back to her normal life as quickly as possible. She worked diligently with her …

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PROTECT YOUR HEARING ON INDEPENDENCE DAY!

PROTECT YOUR HEARING ON INDEPENDENCE DAY!

Ten million Americans have suffered hearing damage due to noise. Many think the irreversible hearing loss caused from noise only occurs with exposure over time, such as with factory or farm machinery. However, nothing could be further from the truth. A noise-induced hearing loss can also occur from one sudden blast of sound….even from a single firecracker. According to the …

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Keep your Pets Safe in the Summer Heat

Keep your Pets Safe in the Summer Heat

The summer months can be uncomfortable — even dangerous —for pets and people. It’s difficult enough simply to cope with rising temperatures, let alone thick humidity, but things really get tough in areas that are hit with the double blow of intense heat and storm-caused power outages. The American Humane Society offers this advice. You can help keep your pets …

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The Art of Storytelling

The Art of Storytelling

By Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media We’re all “storytellers.” We don’t call ourselves that, but it’s what we do every day. Storytelling is the act of framing an idea as a narrative to inform, instill values, entertain, and inspire. In this new “information” age, your ability to share your ideas with emotion, context, and relevance is the one skill that …

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The Health Benefits of Vitamin D

The Health Benefits of Vitamin D

By Amy Hundley, RD, LD Are you experiencing the warning signs of vitamin D deficiency? In this article, we will review the newest research regarding vitamin D. WHY THE NEED FOR VITAMIN D: First off, this vitamin helps absorb calcium and regulates proper calcium levels in the blood. In essence, if we didn’t have vitamin D, our bodies couldn’t absorb …

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Center for Medical Missions

Center for Medical Missions

A ministry of Christian Medical & Dental Associations By Mandi Mooney “Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey …

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Your Next Step Doesn’t Have to Hurt!

Your Next Step Doesn’t Have to Hurt!

20 million people suffer from peripheral neuro-pathy. Neuropathy simply means “nerve disease or damage.” Symptoms include burning, tingling, sensitivity or numbness in the feet or hands. Peripheral neuropathy is a progressive condition which impacts quality of life, causing pain, sleep disruption, or trouble walking. Maintaining a happy, active, quality of life can become a chore. WHAT CAUSES PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY? Diabetes …

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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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THE WIZARD OF OZ IS COMING!!

THE WIZARD OF OZ IS COMING!!

MLB Hall of Famer and Thirteen-Time Gold Glove Winner Ozzie Smith will highlight SportsFest 2017 – the 3rd Annual Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City Athletics and Healthy Lifestyle program fundraiser. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City provide a fun, safe environment where children of all ages learn, play, grow and meet new friends. From …

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Creating Joyful Moments in the Beginning to Middle Stages of Alzheimer’s

Creating Joyful Moments in the Beginning to Middle Stages of Alzheimer’s

By Melissa Stivers, Director of Admissions In 1906, about 25 years after Women’s Christian Association of Kansas City, Missouri was founded and about 20 years before Armour Oaks Senior Living Community was built, a German doctor named Alois Alzheimer first noticed a patient with a disorder that presented with memory loss and other cognitive issues. After the patient’s death, the …

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Did You Know Children Can Suffer From Sleep Apnea?

Did You Know Children Can Suffer From Sleep Apnea?

By Larry Pribyl, DDS Roughly 1-5 percent of children have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea symptoms are different in children than in adults. A child may not always have excessive daytime sleepiness but instead demon strates abnormal daytime behavior and fatigue in their work and relationships in school. Sleep apnea may also affect the child’s ability to learn in school. They …

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A Quarter Century of Excellence

A Quarter Century of Excellence

James Mirabile, M.D., FACOG and founder of Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness celebrates 25 years of serving patients with professionalism and compassion Examples of the well-deserved, superb qualifications of James Mirabile, M.D., FACOG are displayed throughout his Overland Park office. Among them are framed certificates from Kansas City Super Doctors®, including one naming him to the prestigious Hall of …

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Look Refreshed and Renewed (but Still You)!

Look Refreshed and Renewed (but Still You)!

Mirabile M.D. offers multiple non-invasive skin rejuvenation procedures Anita got comfy in the reclining chair at MedCosmetic, a division of Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness a few weeks ago. At 62, she was relatively happy with her face; good genetics and a rigorous skin care regimen including sunscreen, meant fewer wrinkles than most women her age. But she felt …

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Clinical Research Trials are at the Heart of All Medical Advances

Clinical Research Trials

Pain Management Associates, a Division of KC Pain Centers, is Playing a Vital Role in the Advancement of Medical Therapies, Medications and Technologies By Brenda Heard Clinical trials are part of clinical research and are at the heart of all medical advances. Clinical research trials examine new ways to prevent, treat and detect disease. This involves using new drugs or …

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