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6 Steps to prepare for the Medicare Open Enrollment Period

There are certain events where it’s necessary to be prepared in advance. The annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period is one of these instances. It runs from October 15 through December 7 each ...

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You can’t keep your kids from screen addiction if you don’t do this one thing first.

None of the cell phone, internet, or TV rules you set to help your children avoid screen addiction will do any good, if you don’t do this one thing first. I’ll admit ...

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What to look for when visiting an elder in senior housing

So, you and your loved one have taken the plunge. You’ve put in the time and effort to research senior housing options, take tours and compare your thoughts. The big move is ...

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7 Ideas to improve curb appeal

Whether you’re hoping to sell in the near future or simply looking to touch up outdated areas, there’s one aspect of home maintenance most homeowners agree is important: curb appeal. It’s a ...

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The Art of the Potluck: A guide for the 21st Century

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As fall gets into full swing, so does the season of the potluck. The period of October through January is becoming known as America’s newest season built around the tradition of gatherings ...

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Ways to make the world a better place for seniors

By 2050, the population of seniors (adults age 65 and older) will be more than double that of the world’s youngest citizens, and the number of people living beyond age 80 is ...

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Deciding on the perfect layout for your home

If you’ve ever been on the hunt for a new home, you already know there’s a lot of important factors to consider. You’ve got to think about your family needs, lifestyle, budget, ...

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“I Didn’t Want to Live Anymore”

Growing up, Breanna felt loved by her parents. But when she was 8 her parents told her they were divorcing. Her life became one of brokenness. Breanna remembers, “It was devastating my ...

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How the internet can help prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Over the past 10 years, researchers have learned Alzheimer’s disease starts much earlier than the onset of symptoms – 10-20 years before an individual, family member or friend might notice the signs ...

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Super-stressed at work? Doctors can now diagnose you with ‘Burnout’

Feeling tired and overwhelmed from work? The World Health Organization (WHO) has added an official new diagnosis for you – it’s called “burnout.” USA Today reports the professional health community can now diagnose burnout ...

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Need help forgiving others? Let these quotes from Scripture guide you

Forgiving is one of those fundamental lessons we try and teach our kids from an early age: when siblings bicker or hurt each other, or if friends break a toy. Yet when ...

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Simplify your morning routine to get more out of your day

Some people wake up each morning refreshed, bright-eyed and ready to take on the day. Others slap the snooze button repeatedly and drag themselves begrudgingly from a cocoon of blankets. Whether you ...

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Nicole Kidman ‘teased’ by friends for believing in God and taking her kids to church

Recently, Hollywood star Nicole Kidman, donning a flowing high-neckline black dress, was spotted spending quality time back in her home country, Australia, with husband Keith Urban, and daughters Sunday Rose, 10, and ...

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3 tips on how to live a happy life

Happiness studies are having their heyday, and research shows that improving our material prosperity beyond basic financial security doesn’t make us happier. There are other things instead that have a bigger impact ...

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Don’t die before your time – find your purpose and bring forth new life

As we enter spring, the time of year when all of God’s creation is bringing forth new life, I take pause and ponder, what if one of God’s creations said “No! I ...

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7 pieces of financial advice that forever changed my life

Over the years, I’ve been blessed to have countless positive influences in my life. Their example, their advice and their wisdom have shaped me in every way—including my financial practices. Motivational speaker Jim ...

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Dave Says – Don’t play the game

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Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Don’t play the game Dear ...

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Top 3 ways to get fit when you don’t have much time

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Getting fit has been on your list of things to do for as long as you can remember but you just don’t have the time. Even when you get motivated and declare ...

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Coffee drinkers live longer?

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While Starbucks shutters storefronts across the nation, coffee itself may be getting a boost from recent studies. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who ...

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