Category Archives: Featured Link

Featured Link — How Scammers Rip Off Seniors

Senior citizens are sadly frequent targets of all types of scams — partly because they tend to be more trusting than younger people. The Dallas Morning News recently ran an excellent article about some of the scams, and how to … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Almost all of us need help with our financial decisions. Without the proper education or training, it’s hard to make sense of some of the choices we face. And unfortunately, making sense of those choices seems to become harder as … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Texas PricePoint

About Texas PricePoint Welcome to Texas PricePoint, a user-friendly resource for information on Texas hospitals. Texas PricePoint is sponsored by the Texas Hospital Association, an Austin-based nonprofit statewide trade association representing hospitals and health systems. This site was created to provide basic demographic, quality … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Stroke Information & Resource Guide

This terrific information about strokes is from the site https://www.acls.net. A stroke is a very serious condition that can lead to death or disability if not treated immediately. In fact, the CDC states that in the United States it is the … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Apps for Nurses

Here’s a interesting site intended for nurses, but helpful for almost anyone. It has a list of smartphone apps that the site believes all nurses should have. I found a few that I added to my phone, and I hope you do … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education and public advocacy. We are working for the nearly one million people in the US who live with Parkinson’s by funding promising scientific research while supporting people … Continue reading

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Featured Link — SeniorAdvisor.com

SeniorAdvisor is a site that provides information on senior communities. Using this site, people can locate senior housing and communities closest to Dallas with several sorting options like distance, ratings, and different accommodations. Each listing includes user reviews and photos, too. … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Medicare Information

For those of you about to become eligible for Medicare, or those who just want to learn more about it, the Internet has tons of information for you. The first place to look is the government’s own excellent site, Medicare.gov. Consumer … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Coach Broyle’s Playbook for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Those of us who are “of a certain age” have vivid memories of Frank Broyles, the enormously successful football coach at the University of Arkansas. Long-retired now, Coach Broyle’s has turned his attention from football to Alzheimer’s disease. He has … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Life and Death in Assisted Living

If you have a relative or friend in assisted living you should read the lengthy but excellent article at ProPublica, titled Life and Death in Assisted Living. Here are the opening paragraphs: Joan Boice needed help. Lots of it. Her … Continue reading

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