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Do I have a concussion? 10 surprising facts about this health threat

You don’t need to play football in the NFL to suffer a concussion — or the long-term effects. Millions of people […]

TEDxPlano 2017 Speaker

What if we nurtured the souls of our communities with the same intentional focus we devote to supporting our schools […]

Senior Living Blogger

Mary Jacobs writes blog posts, feature stories, press releases and other content for The Arbor Company, a senior living company […]

How to survive a heart attack — or at least have a fighting chance

If a heart emergency strikes, will you be prepared? Here are steps you can take now to be ready.

When the phone is not your friend

Scammers use the telephone to steal from seniors through creative and ever-changing means. Learn how to protect yourself or a […]

Lifesaving Writing!

Writing is fun and challenging, but it’s not brain surgery. It doesn’t save lives. Or so I thought.

Caring Through the Hurt

Caring for an aging parent is challenging enough, but when the parent’s behavior is difficult, whether due to dementia or psychological issues, […]

Second Wind: Artie Giles

Artie Giles of Dallas has cared for others for much of her life, but it was her own encounter with […]


Following a FODMAP diet is a treatment, not a weight-loss diet.FODMAP is an acronym for a mind-boggling series of carbohydrate types. The term […]

Rewriting the In-Law Rules

Welcome to the family (really): 10 strategies for rewriting the in-law rules by Mary Jacobs, Special Contributor Relationships among in-laws […]

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