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Removing All Barriers to Recovering from Addiction: Will Bright Foundation

July 31, 2018

Mission Makers The mission of the Will Bright Foundation (WBF) is to fill a critical need in the fight to break the barriers of addiction specifically in in Central/West Alabama area. “There is an unfilled need in the Birmingham/West Alabama area for a place for someone fresh out of recovery to live, receive spiritual support, …

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The GIFT of Pre-Planning

July 26, 2018

Special Feature One of the best gifts that I have ever received was from my mother, Maxine. She gave me many gifts throughout my life but long before her time on this earth was done, she gave me this special gift that I hold dear to my heart even now. Many years before she died, …

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A Sore Neck or Back after a Car Wreck?

July 26, 2018

Legal Matters presented by: Frank S. Buck P.C., Personal Injury Many people believe that in order to have a case when they are involved in a car wreck that there must be significant injuries such as broken bones, surgery or scarring from glass or airbags. However, 95% of all car wreck cases involve soft tissue …

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What is Home Care?

July 26, 2018

Healthy Living Home care is rooted in the principle that older adults should be free to age at home with the level of care they need to be safe and comfortable. To that end, most home care providers work hard to ensure that their clients are able to live as independently as possible while receiving the …

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In Home Care Option: Always Best Care

July 26, 2018

Healthy Living Always Best Care is a Mountain Brook-based in-home care company, which has focused on providing non-medical care and skilled nursing services for the past five years.  Our company hires only Nurses and Certified Nurse Aides who have extensive industry experience working with elderly and disabled individuals. Always Best Care staff members provide a …

The Real (& Remarkable) Deal About Cardio: YMCA

June 27, 2018

Healthy Living Long before Jane Fonda donned her first pair of leg warmers, “cardio” has been a major buzz word in the exercise world. According to an article published by Muscle Mag Fitness, both the term and the style of exercise were introduced in 1968 by a team working at San Antonio Air Force Hospital …

How a Lift Chair Could Greatly Benefit You or Someone You Know

May 24, 2018

Healthy Living While you may not know exactly what a Lift Chair is or who benefits from one, the chances are you have seen one before. That’s because a Lift Chair looks no different from a standard reclining chair – it just has additional features! What is a Lift Chair? A Lift Chair is a …

The Best 10 Minute Workout- Wherever You Are!

April 29, 2018

Healthy Living We totally get it. There are days when you just can’t get to the gym. The weather is terrible; your kids are sick; or you just can’t find the motivation to get out of the house. Be encouraged! In just 10 minutes, you can get a great workout wherever you are. Here are 12 key …

Overcoming Limitations: Experiencing Freedom & Independence in Your Home

April 29, 2018

Healthy Living One Friday evening, just as I turned on the stove to begin making dinner, the phone rang. I turned the burner off (safety first!) and answered. The caller was Bill, asking if we would be willing to open our office the following day to show his dad a stairlift. He explained that the family …

MORE DIY Tips to Living Independently

March 28, 2018

Healthy Living Many older individuals are choosing to age in place, rather than leaving their home. Many homes require obvious home modifications such as stair lifts, ramps, and grab bars, that enable individuals to safely remain independent in their homes. However, these products do not address the smaller day-to-day tasks that can also prove a challenge. As a …