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Bucket List: Summer Travel

Summer is here and families across Arkansas are eagerly looking for options for close-to-home getaways. The good news is the Natural State has dozens and dozens of wonderful options for fun. Get out, explore and make unforgettable memories. We suggest these top-tier destinations that are just a hop, skip and a jump away. Mountain View…

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Resources For Retirees & Caregivers

by Chris Price Thinking about retiring should bring thoughts of being able to kick back and relax, but the transition from working to retirement can be daunting. Here are five national and state organizations that can help make the transition into the golden years less cumbersome and more enjoyable. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization…

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What’s In A Name

by Kelly Sublett According to the Arkansas Department of Human Services, each year more than 23,000 Arkansans receive services in long-term care facilities licensed and inspected by the Office of Long Term Care (OLTC).  The following are some types of facilities licensed by the state: Nursing Homes provide total care for their residents – meeting…

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Care For Seniors & Caregivers

by Kelly Sublett Often times, retirement can mean more than gardening, traveling and redecorating an empty nest. Retirees can find themselves as caregivers, too, tending to aging parents and loved ones.  According to Pew Research Center, in 2018 “older adults, including those ages 75 and older, are about as likely as those in younger groups…

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Home of Hope

Michael Kaczkowski’s Real Life Faces Artificial Eye Clinic & Alloplastic Facial Reconstruction is the Home of Hope. by Dwain Hebda When people walk into the bright, spacious waiting room of Real Life Faces Artificial Eye Clinic & Alloplastic Facial Reconstruction, they immediately discover this is a different kind of place. Covering the walls are pictures and…

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Summer Cocktails

Photography by Jamison Mosley The summer is sizzling and Arkansans are looking for ways to beat the heat. There may be no better way to cool off than with a light, refreshing libation. There will always be reliable standbys, like a frosty mint julep or tangy margarita, AY wants to help you keep your cool…