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Home Away From Home: Hickory Heights

When a loved one is unable to complete normal, routine tasks, such as being able to shop, do laundry, drive, manage medications, money or make day-to-day purchases, keep house or prepare meals without assistance, it is likely time to consider the additional care a skilled nursing facility can provide. Hickory Heights specializes in providing short-term…

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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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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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Five Silent Killers of Men

Men need to be aware and vigilant in defending themselves against common health care dangers by Dan McFadden Quietly, like shadows in the dark, they creep up on Arkansas men, slowly and without warning. Fearing the unknown, many men keep the proverbial lights off, covers pulled up hoping the shadows retreat into the night. Turn…

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces New CEO

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced a major leadership change today. Preston Campbell, M.D., will be stepping down from his position as president and CEO of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the end of 2019. The foundation has appointed Michael Boyle, M.D., to succeed Campbell as president and CEO. Currently, Boyle is Senior Vice President of…