Wellness and Wisdom

Support Dallas Metro Area Restaurants

Compiled by Janie Pace ~ Restaurants have always been a place to celebrate the meaningful times of our life as we enjoy a meal together with family and friends.  North Texas eateries are empty for now, but their kitchens are still preparing delicious meals for you to enjoy at home.  Now it is your chance

A Doctors Powerful Message on Sheltering in Place for Everyone

Written by Emily Landon, MD ~   “It’s really hard to feel like you’re saving the world when you’re watching Netflix from your couch. But if we do this right, nothing happens. A successful shelter-in-place means you’re going to feel like it was all for nothing, and you’d be right: Because nothing means that nothing

Shopping Guide: Updated Hours and Curbside Pickup for Our Fur Babies

By Heidi Frankel ~ In our “New Normal” of staying home to protect ourselves and others, there are still times we need to venture out and restock our cupboards. Below is a shortlist of stores with shopping hours for seniors, updated store hours, and curbside pickup for your Best Furry Buddy.  Remember, before leaving home,

How Good Hearing Benefits Your Life

By Dr. Jill Copley ~ Successfully treating hearing loss can increase your income, improve dementia-like symptoms, and decrease your risk of serious falls. There are many types of health issues that relate to hearing loss. These include social health, dementia, and falls. Social Health: A study comparing people with hearing loss who wore hearing aids

Why Buy Organic Food?

By Lauren Midgley ~ Have you noticed how the Produce Department has grown more sizeable at your local grocery store? Have you seen signs announcing products sourced from local farmers? Eating healthier is on the rise! Organic food sales in the United States rose 5.9% in 2018 to reach $47.9 billion, according to the Organic

The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle at Any Age

By Mike McGee ~ “We are not meant to be still, and idle, and sit in front of computers or the television all day,” said trainer and broadcaster Amy Floyd Garrett. “Our bodies are made, physically, to get us from point A to point B.” Garrett graduated in 1988 from what was then East Texas

An Urban Oasis Amid the Hustle and Bustle of Downtown Dallas

By Fred Mays. Klyde Warren Park is an island of luscious green among the downtown Dallas skyscrapers and concrete freeways. The park is part of a freeway, built on a two-block platform over the Woodall Rogers Expressway. The project began in 2009 cost more than $100 million to build and develop. It opened in 2012.

It’s the Memory of the Person That Counts

By Debra Goldie Jones ~ When I was in high school, I would occasionally drop by my grandmother’s house for a chat. As we sat in a cozy nook, the cylindrical lamp glowing beside her would invariably mesmerize me. I watched the foamy implosion of Niagara Falls on a 360-degree plastic-covered paper panorama illuminated from

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