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Posted By: Becky Davis
Updated: 12/5/2019
10:00 AM
You might call her Miss P, or you may know her as Ann.  Chances are you called her the more formal name of Miss Pemberton if you were in her 9th grade English class, and for anyone who grew up in Amarillo those chances are pretty good. With a teaching career that spanne . . . Read More

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Posted By: Becky Davis
Updated: 11/25/2019
12:00 PM
On December 24, 1935, Mary Elizabeth Bivins wrote a letter to her grandchildren – one that would position the Bivins family to make a significant and lasting impact on the Amarillo community. “To my dear grandchildren, Betty, Lee, Oliver, William, and Mary Miles.  I a . . . Read More

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Posted By: Becky Davis
Updated: 11/17/2019
07:45 AM
5 Creative Ways to Keep Senior Minds Sharp & Active Aging not only brings about a lot of physical changes, but mental ones, too. Case in point, the World Health Organization posits that around 15% of adults aged 60 and up suffer from one cognitive disease or another. . . . Read More

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Posted By: Becky Davis
Updated: 11/14/2019
07:45 AM
Happy at Home: Support and Resources Are Available “I’m not sure how much longer Mom will be able to live on her own.”  Have you ever voiced a concern like this?  Maybe it was about your grandmother, an uncle, or a close family friend.  There are many factors that aff . . . Read More

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Posted By: Becky Davis
Updated: 11/7/2019
05:08 PM
Pointe Personalities: Meet Valerie Trafton A career as an Activity Director might sound like it’s all fun and games, but that’s hardly the case. For Valerie Trafton, the path that led her to Bivins Pointe took several unexpected turns, including a difficult loss she n . . . Read More

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Posted By: Becky Davis
Updated: 11/1/2019
03:58 PM
Nowata might sound like a dusty ghost town in rural America, but it’s actually a thriving oil and gas community near Tulsa, Oklahoma. In the early 1900s, it became known as the world’s largest shallow oil field. Nowata means “welcome” in Delaware Indian, quite the oppos . . . Read More

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Posted By: Becky Davis
Updated: 8/26/2019
12:00 AM
If you are looking for speech therapy for yourself or for a loved one, a language disorder is likely involved. Aphasia is one of the most common stroke-related speech disorders. It is important to know if this issue is affecting you or your loved one, if you need a spee . . . Read More

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Posted By: Becky Davis
Updated: 7/24/2019
12:00 AM
Hi my name is Becky and I bet if you’re like me, you want to have some control over your own future. I’ve heard it said that aging is not for sissies. In fact, it’s tough. Maybe you’re starting to forget things or you’re having trouble preparing a meal or you’ve forgott . . . Read More

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Posted By: Becky Davis
Updated: 7/11/2019
12:00 AM
For seniors, staying active is important for overall health. Most people exercise to lose weight or bulk up, but fitness offers many health benefits that aren’t visible, including the following. Exercise and Disability or Illness It is common to experience a decline . . . Read More

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Posted By: Becky Davis
Updated: 7/10/2019
12:00 AM
Many times when people are faced with the death of a loved one, they are really overwhelmed by how expensive it can be for them. Historically funerals have doubled in price about every 10-12 years. So when you pre-plan, you're able to lock in those prices at today's rat . . . Read More