December 11, 2018 - Tuesday

Home Health Care 101

Home Health Care 101

It starts with a skilled health care need, a homebound patient, and physician orders. By Village Home Health and Village Helpers In-Home Care If you’ve had a stay in the hospital, are chronically ill, or need therapy services, your physician may order home health care for you. Today, many kinds of care that once required a hospital stay can often …

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Enjoy the Gift of Sleep This Holiday Season!

By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. What is Sleep Apnea? Apnea means the cessation of breathing, so sleep apnea is the cessation of breathing while you are sleeping. The airway in the back of the throat closes off and breathing is stopped. In order for it to be called an apneic event, breathing has to be stopped for a minimum of 10 …

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At Home Remedies for Stubborn Acne

At Home Remedies for Stubborn Acne

By Courtney Snyder-Stene, PA I know how frustrating it can be to have acne prone skin. Luckily, there are pretty effective products out on the market to help battle those blemishes. The most important thing to realize about acne is that it is often multi factorial. No one product is going to work for everyone, and often it takes more than …

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The Gift of Dental Health from Kansas City’s Father & Son Endodontics Team

The Gift of Dental Health from Kansas City’s Father & Son Endodontics Team

Dr. Ron Wollard and Dr. Chad Wollard VALENCIA ENDODONTICS ON THE COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA Father and Son Endodontics Dental Team, Doctors Ronald and Chad Wollard of Valencia Endodontic Associates on The Country Club Plaza, have a passion for helping others enjoy excellent dental health. Doctor Ronald Wollard graduated from the University of Missouri in 1967. He graduated in 1971 from the University …

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Free Marketing for Health & Wellness Non-For-Profits!?

The Health & Wellmobile WANTS YOUR BUSINESS!

By Elizabeth Kelley The Kansas City Health & Wellmobile will be hosting a FREE informational partnership seminar for non-for-profits who provide Health & Wellness services and products to consumers. During this seminar, non-for-profit (NFP) organizations will learn about how their charities will receive FREE marketing exposure and partnership with the Health & Wellmobile in 2018. These are partnerships created with …

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Fun Family Ideas for December

By Jodi Thomas Some of my favorite things to do during the holiday season are absolutely free, or close to it.  Be sure to carve out time to enjoy some of the simpler things with your family this December. Family Movie Night:  Pop some popcorn, make some hot chocolate and watch some Christmas classics together:  Jim Carrey’s The Christmas Carol, …

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8 Christmas Eve Traditions

8 Christmas Eve Traditions

By Nancy Jergins I was talking to a friend whose children are grown and out on their own. My question had to do with whether or not to keep doing one of our annual holiday traditions when it seemed my kids were being pulled to participate in other things, in other directions. “Do not stop your Christmas Eve traditions,” she said. …

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5 Smartphone Etiquette Manners During the Holiday Season

By Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media When winter arrives, we all know what that means – the holidays! A time of year filled with social gatherings, family, friends, food, and when you’re expected to be on your very best behavior. But how do you navigate a season steeped in tradition in our non-traditional digital age? Let’s face it, our lives …

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JESUS THE POWER OF HIS NAME

JESUS THE POWER OF HIS NAME

He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and …

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Diabetes and Medi-Weightloss®

Diabetes and Medi-Weightloss

Make National Diabetes Month the time to visit Mirabile M.D. to assess your risks Experts in the health field are calling diabetes a growing epidemic that is taking a devastating physical, emotional and financial toll on our country. The Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) estimates that 21 million people in the United States have diabetes and—perhaps even more startling—more …

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Experiencing Vision Changes After 40? Readers Aren’t Your Only Option.

Experiencing Vision Changes After 40? Readers Aren’t Your Only Option.

Durrie Vision’s Refractive Lens Exchange is changing the way people see the world. Understanding Near Vision Changes It starts gradually. One morning you notice you can’t quite read the label on the shampoo bottle. A few weeks later, your text messages look a little blurry, and you have to hold your phone at a distance to bring the words into …

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Living Better with Dementia

Living Better with Dementia

By Village Home Health and Village Helpers In-Home Care Q. What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia?  A. Dementia is a group of symptoms, while Alzheimer’s is a disease that can cause dementia. Other common causes of dementia are Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. How Can Home Health Care Help Those Living With Dementia? A good …

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You’ve Been Offered a Voluntary Separation Package, Now What?

You’ve Been Offered a Voluntary Separation Package, Now What?

Tips that may help with an unexpected change in your career. By Jake Falcon, CRPC®, CEO, Wealth Advisor We specialize in helping individuals work through life’s transitions, whether that may be retirement, receiving an inheritance, or various other financial events. Corporate America is ever changing and with the pressure to constantly do more with less, sometimes companies are forced to …

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Diabetes: Know the Warning Signs

Diabetes: Know the Warning Signs

If left untreated, diabetes can lead to major health issues. November is National Diabetes Month and though many people are familiar with the term diabetes, they may not be familiar with the major health problems that can accompany the disease if left undiagnosed and untreated. Amputation, stroke and wounds that won’t heal, and even blindness, are just a few of …

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ALF Appliances: The Future Is Here

ALF Appliances: The Future Is Here

Relief for Headaches, Snoring, TMJ, and Sleep Apnea Defining ALF appliance therapy:  ALF appliance therapy is a more holistic approach to improving your quality of life through orthodontics. ALF is an acronym meaning Advanced Lightwire Functional. Some of the main components of the ALF appliance include: iron, cobalt and chromium. The flexible nature of this appliance allows movement of the …

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