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Spring Break With The Grandkids

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Grandparents: Here are some thoughts on how to reconnect with your grandchildren during spring break.   Calling all grandparents. What are your plans for spring break? Have you thought about planning a vacation with your grandchildren? Time passes by quickly, and children currently in elementary school won’t be there for much longer. It can be […]

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Aging At Home Gracefully

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Aging gracefully is all about taking a proactive approach to your future well-being – you anticipate the inevitable changes and do what’s necessary to stay healthy and fit. The same principles are true for your home. You need to assess the necessary changes that must be made around your home to keep it fit, and […]

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Five Simple Health Screenings For All Seniors

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These five simple health screenings can help to get you on the path to a healthy life.   One in two Americans is living with a chronic disease. Chronic diseases are persistent and recurring, and are typically either hereditary or the result of factors such as poor diet, obesity or lack of exercise. Dr. Ian […]

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Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Ideas from Leeza Gibbons

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Emmy Award winner Leeza Gibbons is standing with caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients. To help caregivers navigate the challenges of caring for a loved one with AD, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Leeza Gibbons, Alzheimer’s caregiving advocate and Emmy-winning TV and radio personality, launched a new educational campaign called “Stand Together for AD: Strength and Support for Alzheimer’s.” Alzheimer’s […]

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Social Security Checks Will Be 100% Electronic By 2013

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U.S. Treasury extends direct deposit to millions of Americans, phasing out paper checks for federal benefit payments The U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a rule to extend the safety and convenience of electronic payments to all Americans receiving federal benefit and non-tax payments. Anyone applying for benefits on or after May 1, 2011, will […]

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Clean Home = Happy Mom

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Study reveals a cleaner, healthier home leads to a happier mom Taking care of the family and home is a main priority for moms; however, what they don’t often admit is that 68 percent enjoy cleaning their homes. According to the Scrubbing Bubbles Dirty Work Index, a comprehensive national study; more than half of women […]

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7 Simple Bathroom Makeovers for Seniors

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As people grow older and become less mobile, the bathroom can become a risky place. Falls are a leading cause of hospitalization among aging Americans, and most at-home falls occur in the bathroom. By upgrading the bathroom with some products designed to facilitate aging in place, baby boomers and mature homeowners can continue to enjoy […]

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