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The Importance of Socialization as we Age


As we get older and retire or even move to a new area or community, we may not have quite as many opportunities to socialize as we did when we were younger. If we’re not heading to work or getting out of the house each day, we may be missing out on important social interactions that...
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Critical Funding Needed for Alzheimer’s Association


Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's Asks for Help to Reach Fundraising Goal With less than two weeks until their largest fundraiser, the Alzheimer’s Association – North Central Texas Chapter is asking for help to reach their goal, which is down this year for the 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Fort Worth. The funding is critically...
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Top 5 Brain Fitness Tips


Did you know that Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia begin to change one’s brain decades before symptoms appear? This means there are things you can proactively do to help fight Alzheimer’s. Here are Silverado’s Top 5 Brain Fitness tips:...
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Medicaid For the Aged and Disabled in Texas


According to Medicare.gov, there are 1,219 nursing homes in Texas, of which 95% of them accept Medicaid. Of the 35 nursing homes in Fort Worth, only 7 are not certified to receive reimbursements for services provided to Medicaid recipients. A nursing home must follow Medicaid-specific regulations in order to maintain their Medicaid Certification. These regulations...
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