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Italy in the Ozarks

Italy in the Ozarks   Fried chicken and spaghetti, anyone? Tontitown – a town in Northwest Arkansas, rich in Italian-American history and known for its delicious Italian food – offers this unique Italian/Southern combination. If you ask Venesian Inn restaurant owner Jeff Bowen, “It’s like chicken and waffles; it just goes together.” It’s not fancy;…

Hope in the Face of Alzheimer’s

Hope in the Face of Alzheimer’s   Last year, at the 2021 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), researchers from the University of Washington announced their projection that the number of people living with dementia worldwide will triple from an estimated 57 million in 2019 to 152 million by 2050. It is estimated that 20 new…

New Dental Options Bring Bigger Smiles

New Dental Options Bring Bigger Smiles   Dental visits — they’re not just cleanings and cavity fillings anymore. The latest advances in dental technology have opened the door for patients to choose from a broader list of services. The most recent innovations bring exciting changes to cosmetic dentistry, including improvements to veneers, whitening, bonding, orthodontics…

An Oasis of Hope

Courtney Starnes’ journey to recovery began in August 2020 when she arrived at Oasis of Northwest Arkansas. Her drug addiction had landed her in drug court, and she had lost custody of her children. Starnes was certainly at a low point.    “I found myself homeless. I didn’t have anywhere to go, no job, no…