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What is Functional Medicine?


Functional medicine is a new term to many Americans. This approach to care is a patient-centered, individualized and science-based approach that works to address underlying causes of disease. Functional medicine doctors determine how and why illness occurs and addresses the root cause in order to restore optimal health. Practitioners address the ro...
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Conquering Joint Pain


The Villas Senior Care Community in Sherman cares for seniors affected by joint pain arising from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions. While the causes of painful joint conditions vary, seniors have options for coping with the symptoms. The nursing team at The Villas helps seniors reduce the effects of joint pain in late life....
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Arthritis & Weather Changes


Have you ever heard an older person predict rain because their joints hurt? Of course you have, sometimes as a joke but often times quite seriously. There is a good amount of truth behind those achy weather predictions. Winter may be on its way out, but we all know that the winter-to-spring transition means there is still a good amount of cold, wet...
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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors


The Midwest is caught in the throes of what meteorologists call a polar vortex. Temperatures are dangerously low, so much so that experts warn again even open your mouth while outdoors. While the sub-zero temperatures are the main concern right now, winter poses plenty of risks to elderly seniors. The cold weather, snow, and ice are all ingredients...
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Pharmacy Services at The Villas Senior Care Community


January 12, 2019, is National Pharmacist Day, a date set aside to honor and recognize the positive impact that pharmacists have in the healthcare industry. Recognition days like this help increase awareness about the importance of pharmacy services and the pharmacists themselves. Green Tree Pharmacy is the pharmacy of choice for the residents at Th...
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Senior Living Options & Opportunities


Senior Living: Options and Opportunities The Baby Boomer generation is aging, and with that comes the demand for reliable information about senior living and healthcare options. Things have changed a lot over the last few decades, and seniors looking for care have a plethora of options. The Villas Senior Care Community in Sherman is a campus with m...
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