Lifestyle

Holidays can bring on feelings of isolation in seniors

ACTi-KARE Responsive In-Home Care is a locally owned company that specializes in providing professional and highly individualized non-medical services to help seniors maintain their independence and dignity while still receiving the assistance they require.  As we rapidly approach the Christmas holidays, we need to be acutely aware that while this is a joyous season, it is also a time when many people including seniors, feel isolated and alone.  Read More»

Shoulder dislocations

By Michael Cushing,MD
Shoulder Specialist,
Georgia Bone and Joint

The shoulder is the most commonly dislocated joint in the body. Shoulder dislocations occur more commonly in younger patients. Traumatic shoulder dislocations are common in contact or collision sports, like wrestling, football and basketball. These injuries are usually easy to diagnose, since the shoulder and arm look abnormal because the ball slides completely out of the socket. Patients present with severe pain and loss of motion. Read More»

Ask the Anytime Fitness Guy

By Jon Spangler
Special to The Citizen

Question: How come I never see anyone else doing a warm-up prior to working out?

Answer: That’s a great question, and one that’s relatively easy to answer. Most people simply don’t make time for a warm-up. Lots of folks just want to “get in and get out,” and don’t really consider the benefits of properly preparing the body for exercise. Let’s highlight a few of these benefits, so you have justification for incorporating it into your workout. Read More»

Painkillers linked to hearing loss

By Dr. Andrew Waits, Au.D.
Special to The Citizen Read More»

Medication doesn't always have to be the answer

By Melody King, L.C.S.W.
A New Start Counseling Center, Inc.

Many people are suffering from stress, depression, anxiety, and insomnia. Often people go to their doctor and get medication. Sometimes medication is the best choice. There are people who do not want to take medication or can’t take it because of side effects. The good news is there are other ways to get better. Scientists have learned a great deal about the brain and body. This has led to new ways of helping with these symptoms. Read More»

Outcome Medical of Georgia LLC moves offices and expands services

From left are James Snyder, M.D and Jamie Walraven, M.D. Photo/Special.

Don Dixson, President of Outcome Medical of Georgia announced today that they have relocated their office from Fayetteville to Peachtree City and Jamie Walraven, M.D. will begin offering services in the new space in January.

The medical office for Dr. Snyder and Dr. Walraven is located at 525 Westpark Drive, Peachtree City. The new space, according to Dr. Snyder, is on the first floor and is set up to not only offer his patients their very successful non-drug pain treatments, but with the new facility we can accommodate the procedures offered by Dr. Walraven. Read More»

T and R Insurance can help you navigate through Medicare enrollment

For most Medicare beneficiaries this 2011 Anual Enrollment Period is no different than in previous years, a headache. Regardless of whether they are forced to find a new plan because they are losing their current coverage due to a service area change or searching for better benefits; it can be a challenge without the advice of a trusted agent. There are so many different types of plans to choose from. Which is better? A PPO, HMO, PFFS, and by the way, what is a PFFS. There are many factors to be considered when picking the "right " plan. Is my doctor "In-Network? Is my hospital "In-Network"? Read More»

Holiday show featuring local dance companies benefits SCHS chorus and drama

A group of angels in this weekend’s holiday show at Sandy Creek High School. Photo/Special

Georgia Youth Ballet and Carla’s Dance Factory Performing Company will be presenting a new holiday production to benefit the Chorus and Drama Departments at Sandy Creek High School.

Sponsored by the Choral Boosters, this first ever collaboration brings the talented dancers from GYB and CDF together with the gifted members of the SCHS chorus and special guest vocalists to create a wonderful holiday show designed to entertain the entire family. Read More»

NAACP has pre-holiday showcase Saturday

The NAACP Georgia State ACT-SO presents a pre-holiday showcase featuring multi-talents students around Georgia. Read More»

STG adds one more holiday show with Robert Ray

Southside Theatre Guild in downtown Fairburn recently announced a second performance of “Home for the Holidays,” featuring Robert Ray and Shea Johnson. The show will feature some of the world’s best-loved sacred songs of the season, performed to a contemporary beat provided by jazz musicians - Rich Jones, Paul Fallat and John Willingham. Read More»

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