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This holiday season, share your financial and care inventory with those who need to know

This holiday season, share your financial and care inventory with those who need to know

Each year, thousands of Americans are thrust into the uncomfortable role of making long-term care decisions for their family members. These emotional decisions can create stressful situations for the entire…

Think rabies is a thing of the past? Think again

Most of us know what rabies is, but it’s not something we think about often. Thanks to public health education, mandatory pet vaccinations and the wildlife oral rabies vaccination program,…

A simple 12-month lawn-care plan for 2013

You may think having golf-course green grass requires hours of work each day, but if you want the best lawn on the block, it’s as easy as coming up with…

The first 100 years: Innovation in distance learning

As high school seniors nationwide contemplate continuing their education in college, it is fascinating to reflect on how education has evolved over the past century. According to a Harvard University…

Go with the flow to add flexibility to your home

Talk to any contemporary architect, remodeler, interior designer or homeowner, and you’ll find one of the hot topics these days is “flow.” Gone are the days of floor plans burdened…

Why Alzheimer’s should factor into your retirement plan

In an ideal world, you will retire and enjoy many years fulfilling your dreams and spending time with those you love the most. Your retirement years can be some of…

Why greener schools can make a difference in kids’ lives

As awareness about the environment continues to grow, it’s becoming more apparent that “going green” not only benefits the planet – it benefits the entire population, especially its youngest segment.…

Holiday entertaining made easy

The holidays are just around the corner, which means family and friends will soon get together at your home to celebrate. Whether you’re hosting large or intimate gatherings, having a…

Setting up a home office that fuels productivity

One of the biggest mistakes businesspeople make is assuming that working from home will automatically result in a higher level of productivity. Unless you carefully construct your home office environment,…

The naked truth: How to prevent baring it all due to hair loss

Whether it’s a few extra hairs in the sink or a completely bare scalp, baldness is a common issue for many people – not just men. Balding generally refers to…