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Which Summer Do You Want?

Make this your best summer yet
Summer is upon us, bringing celebrations, relaxation and time with family and friends. Along with all the opportunities for fun, we still have to juggle and manage our daily to-dos. Don’t sacrifice your summer moments, make the most of longer days with a little help from your friends at […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|July 19th, 2016|

Developing Good Work Relationships

Every relationship requires effort, and some of the most important and difficult to navigate relationships can be with your managers and coworkers. The difference between working and personal relationships is that you often don’t get to choose who you work with. You are thrown into a mix of different types of people, with different […]

By Ariel Russo|June 30th, 2016|

How  to Avoid the “Summer Slide”

School’s out and it’s time for the kids to kick back, throw on the swim trunks and enjoy all the fun things they love about summer vacation. But as parents, we are always thinking ahead about what’s next for our kids, right? Unfortunately, what’s next is the upcoming school year that our youthful counterparts […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|June 30th, 2016|

Compassion for Depression: When a loved one is suffering

You have noticed that your loved one hasn’t been feeling like themselves. You want to make them feel better, but you just don’t know what to do. What are the right words to say? What are the right things to do? You may feel like you’re walking on thin ice when you’re around them […]

By Haley Dexter|June 30th, 2016|

Six Tips for Hiring Your Bathroom Remodeler

A successful home update will seriously boost the looks and functionality of your bathroom. How do you ensure that your bathroom remodel goes according to plan? By hiring the right pro. Here are six tips to help you find the perfect contractor for your job.

1. Establish a Clear Plan
Potential contractors need to know where certain fixtures, […]

By Home Advisor|June 30th, 2016|

Summer Heat Safety Tips: Seniors, Kids and Pets

While a lot of people associate the warmer temps of summer with fun in the sun, the rising thermostat can mean danger if proper precautions aren’t taken, especially among senior citizens, children and pets. For those people that spend a lot of time outdoors or do not have measures to cool their home, the […]

By Catherine Montgomery|June 30th, 2016|

Tips for Helping Seniors Age in Place

For many seniors, the decision to remain in their own home is the most preferable. However, there can be challenges to face such as early onset Dementia, Osteoporosis and Arthritis conditions along with safety concerns all around the house. All of these obstacles are made even harder when a parent is not located in […]

By Mary Snider|May 26th, 2016|

Suicide Awareness & Prevention

It’s a hard truth that at some point we all may be touched by suicide. Often we focus on diseases with visible symptoms, but we forget that depression is a silent disease that can be just as deadly as any other. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, about 42,773 people die each year from […]

By Brandy Langley|May 26th, 2016|

Nutrition for Seniors

Eating well as you age feeds body, mind and soul
Seniors have different challenges for proper nutrition, loss of appetite, problems chewing or swallowing, depression or a need to reduce fat or sugar with certain chronic conditions. It may take a little work to figure out what’s keeping your loved one from eating, but once […]

By Mary Kate Goodman|May 12th, 2016|

Empty Nest. Now What?

You wait patiently for their arrival. You nurture them, cheer as they take their first steps and let go of their hand on their first day of school. In a space of time that has gone by all too quickly, your child is about to embark on the next journey of life: the college […]

By Melissa Wallace|May 12th, 2016|