Physical Health

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Senior Scene: Brookdale University Park

April 24, 2019

Brookdale University Park Welcomes New Executive Director  Brookdale University Park is pleased to announce that we have a new Executive Director, Michael Vickers. Michael brings with him more than 23 years of experience in the healthcare industry in a variety of settings including HMO companies and senior care facilities. “I am thoroughly enjoying my new …

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Celebrating 45 Years of Service: The Arc of Shelby County 

April 24, 2019

Special Feature Brought to you by: Sawyer Solutions, www.sawyersolutionsllc.com In 1974, a group of concerned parents formed The Arc of Shelby County as an advocacy organization with the initial purpose to serve as a support for parents of children with intellectual disabilities. Over the past 45 years, The Arc of Shelby County has grown from …

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Finding the Right Fit for Your Loved One

April 24, 2019

Senior Scene Every day I meet with clients and their families who tell me they never thought they or their loved one would need a living option outside of their home. They had planned to stay in their home until they passed. In a perfect world, that is usually the case. But what if it …

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Ways to Make A Handicap Accessible Home

April 19, 2019

Healthy Living Disabilities can change the way we operate in day-to-day life, even in spaces as familiar as our home. In fact, the home can quickly become a challenging space full of obstacles when new disabilities impact our lives, and when we age. Stairs, bathrooms, doorknobs, and certain surfaces may suddenly become hazardous, and it …

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Covering Alabama with Bubbles of Love

March 23, 2019

Parenting Points On your mark. Get set. Blow bubbles! “Bubbles for Love” Day is part of the Alabama Family Rights Associations Parent Alienation Prevention and Awareness Week. On April 25, 2019, you can help spread awareness by blowing bubbles and “watching love grow.” Kenneth Paschal, State President of the Alabama Family Rights Association, explains that …

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Walk For Life 2019

March 23, 2019

Mission Makers Brought to you by: Sawyer Solutions, www.sawyersolutionsllc.com “We Walk For Life because we want our community to know that our team at the Pregnancy Resource Center introduces women and families to the One whose grace is enough and to help them through their unplanned pregnancy one person at a time to make Life …

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Senior Scene

February 24, 2019

Develop Lasting Relationships Retirement is a time for senior adults to embrace all that life has to offer, and our community is the perfect place to do this. Brookdale University Park in Homewood provides an engaging social life that will pull your loved one away from the television and encourage them to pursue real relationships. …

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Free Health & Wellness Event, First Baptist Trussville

February 23, 2019

Healthy Living “When a family is expecting a new baby, you will often hear the parents say, ‘We don’t care if the baby is a boy or girl as long as the baby is healthy.’ Health and wellness are important if you are two days old or 82 years young,” says First Baptist Church Trussville’s …

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Senior Spirit Expo First in Alabama 

January 26, 2019

Senior Scene There are 47 million seniors currently living in the U.S. and that number will continue to rise as more Baby Boomers enter the demographic every year. In Alabama, the number of those over the age of 65 stands at 14 percent of the population and is projected to almost double in the next …

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Where Can You Find the Best Doctor for You?

January 25, 2019

Healthy Living  Searching for a new physician or a second opinion? Birminghamdoctors.com is a new directory resource for finding the best doctors in the Birmingham area. The web-based, hyper-local physician directory helps you find the perfect doctor, whether you are looking for a doctor within a specific specialty or treating a current condition. BirminghamDoctors.com has …