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Paul Bierbrier has been painting for decades, but he only recently had his first art show.  His story is unique–not because Paul is a senior citizen, but because Paul has dementia. When the associates at the Silverado Plano Memory Care Community first witnessed Paul’s natural talent, they were so inspired that they encouraged him to…

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Myth #6: Mammograms Aren’t Accurate

Amidst the many falsehoods around mammography, there is a myth which perpetuates the idea that mammography is unreliable or inaccurate.  Simple statistics prove this wrong. Don’t let misconceptions around mammography keep you from getting the preventative screening you need to ensure breast health.  Get the peace of mind that comes from getting an all clear…

By Solis Mammography |
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Beating Anxiety

Three characters in different times of their lives use different tactics to manage their anxiety, the most common type of mental health disorder for Americans.

By Mental Health Channel |
Home & Family

Families with Alzheimer’s

Husbands and wives, brothers and sisters, family and friends. Each family is unique in their relationships, but there is one uniting factor – the desire to see their loved ones happy and well cared for. Recently, Silverado sat down with several families who shared their unique stories of challenges faced and how they found support…

By Sarah Webb |
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Inspiration

The Power of Letting Go

Letting go is more than just the subject of a hit Disney song that became embedded in the minds of young children (okay mine as well). It’s actually a pretty on point philosophy and an art. Letting go is an art form because it requires practice and dedication to master. While I’ve not quite mastered…

By Karith Foster |
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Managing Child Psychosis from the Mental Health Channel

Meet Michael and his parents, an extraordinary family managing his disorder by staying positive and proactive.    

By Mental Health Channel |
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Home & Family

What’s the Difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

One of the most commonly asked questions in memory care is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Though they are quite often (and mistakenly) used interchangeably, there are key differences that will help distinguish the two. Since approaches to Alzheimer’s and dementia care can also vary, it’s even more crucial for medical professionals, patients,…

By Sarah Webb |
Video (Plaid TV)

Starting Over and Dating After Gray Divorce

Shortly after my 50th birthday, after another restless night alone in bed, I woke up knowing that I could no longer go on living like this – separate bedrooms for what was now 10-years, zero intimacy, and no desire to fix it. I just wanted out. One year later, I became a statistic of what…

By Silke Schwarzkopf |
Health & Wellness

Coping with Illness

When your physical health suffers, your mental state may too. Meet three people who practice good mental health despite physical conditions.

By Mental Health Channel |