5 Tips for Supporting Brain Health During Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

By Dr. Stacie Pinderhughes ~ June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, an annual observance to raise awareness of the devastating impact of Alzheimer’s and to educate people about brain health, including risk factors for developing Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Tips to Fight Mold and Humidity

Now that the start of the summer is here, the warmer temperatures and heavy humidity have local families blasting air conditioning in their homes for relief. The problem– when we pump cold air through our home’s ducts- combined with warm, humid air on the outside- we create condensation and moisture that can lead to mold.

Tips for Helping an Older Friend to Thrive

By Beverly Nelson ~ As we get older, we may need more help in order to live our best lives. For many seniors, this means turning to family for support. These days, however, people are more spread out than ever before, and your senior friends may not have family nearby who can give them the […]

Preparing Pets as Their Humans Return to Work

Denver Animal Protection offers tips to help pets adjust to being home alone again ~ (DENVER)—With COVID-19 restrictions easing and more people returning to the workplace, Denver Animal Protection (DAP) wants to help pet owners prepare their furry family members for the transition ahead.

Ways to Declutter Your Home Prior to Moving

If you plan to move in a few months, home improvement may seem unnecessary, especially if you already have a buyer. You do not want to move closets overstuffed with unnecessary items. It aggravates the stress of moving by increasing the packing time. Besides, reducing clutter means you will not pay the moving company transport […]

Tips to help make the most of your health plan in 2021

By Dr. David Severance, Chief Medical Officer of UnitedHealthcare of Colorado ~ Last year was a difficult year as the COVID-19 pandemic swept through our country, impacting families and communities nationwide. The health challenges of the pandemic also provided a crucial reminder about the importance of health care. For many Colorado residents, new health plan […]

Online Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

By Karin Stewart ~ Holiday shopping might look a bit differently for most of us this year. We may be looking to more on-line shopping as we stay safer-at-home. Unfortunately, more on-line shopping means more opportunities to potentially fall victim to on-line scammers and fraudsters.

Tips on Finding the Right Community for Retirement

By Randy Berman ~ The Baby Boomers of today are retiring in record numbers and as active as they are, many are challenging a number of popular stereotypes about retirement and aging. And in today’s environment, picking the right community can mean all the difference in enjoying the lifestyle one seeks.

How Can A Divided Nation Unify?

6 Tips On Learning How To Compromise ~ By Jim White, PhD ~ Americans are sharply divided as the presidential election nears. While that’s not unusual in an election year, studies have indicated that the nation has never been more polarized, a trend that’s apparent everywhere from social media to the halls of Congress.

5 Tips To Keep Mosquitoes Away

Summer is upon us, which means so are mosquitoes. The flying pests invade neighborhoods like an army, but they aren’t just a backyard nuisance with bites that itch. They also can carry dangerous diseases, including West Nile virus and Zika.

Lockdown Lift Tips – Are Your Ready?

By Kay Hutchison ~ For many of us it seems that we are actually now in more uncertain times than we were a few weeks ago. Lockdown may have come upon us all relatively quickly, but its realities were easily understood – we were told we can’t go out, meet that person, visit that store.  […]

Coping Tips to Keep Seniors Mentally Healthy during Extended COVID-19

(FAIRFIELD, CT) – May 13, 2020 – A recent poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that 45 percent of all adults believe the coronavirus pandemic has had a major impact on their mental health.  In addition, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reports that 6.5 million Americans aged 65 and older are dealing with some level […]

Coping Tips for Covid Cabin Fever – A UK perspective (a voice from the future?)

I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that somehow, in the midst of this pandemic, we managed to simply swap the old chaos of 2019 with a new kind of chaos in 2020.  With the welcome silver linings we experience in our environment and the myriad of choices online, there seems to be […]

5 Tips for Sudden Home Schoolers

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – April 1 – Many parents around the country are settling into a new role — substitute teachers for their school-age children. Daniel Katz, Ph.D., assistant professor and chair of the Department of Education Studies at Seton Hall University, works with new teachers who are getting their sea legs in the classroom.  A parent […]

New To Working From Home Full-Time? Here’s How To Stay Productive

As the coronavirus pandemic threatens public health and the U.S. economy, more people are working from home on a regular basis. The move follows social distancing guidelines as an attempt to slow the outbreak, but keeping scattered workforces connected and productive can be challenging for managers and employees.

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