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Well-being

Live tree or fake? You still need these fire safety tips

Nov 25, 2014


Each year, more than 200 people die in candle and Christmas tree-related fires. Even if you don’t burn candles or decorate a live tree, you could be at risk for serious injury or death...

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Well-being

Take these simple steps to reduce your risk of falling

Nov 17, 2014


We talk a lot about fall prevention. That’s because falls are very serious — they’re one of the leading causes of injury deaths in seniors. But most falls that happen at home are...

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Relationships

Share your family history through recipes, cooking

Nov 11, 2014


Winston Churchill said, “…I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history.” Churchill was joking,...

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Relationships

Find hidden heroes in your neighborhood

Nov 05, 2014


“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is...

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Senior care & services

The help you need, where you want it: Home

Oct 31, 2014


You want to know your mom is watching her favorite show in her living room, not struggling to reach a phone because of a fall.

 

You also know she wants to stay in the place she’s called...

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Senior care & services

Surveys help you hold senior care providers accountable

Oct 27, 2014


When it comes to senior care and services, such as rehabilitation and skilled care (sometimes referred to as nursing home care or skilled nursing care), providers typically focus on three...

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