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9 Items Every Driver Should Keep In Their Car

9 Items Every Driver Should Keep In Their Car

Unfortunately, emergencies aren’t called emergencies because they’re easy to predict and avoid. If you drive, you’ve probably even experienced one before, whether it was in the form of a flat tire or an accident. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t prepare for them. Fortunately, with cars, there are a few minor emergencies that can become...

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More Americans Than Ever Are Part of the “Sandwich Generation”

More Americans Than Ever Are Part of the “Sandwich Generation”

What is the sandwich generation? As Baby Boomers get older and young adults struggle for financial independence, middle-aged Americans are taking on more and more financial burdens. Almost half of adults in their 40s and 50s have a parent 65 or older and children. About 15% of middle-aged adults are financially supporting a both a...

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Organize Your Space With These Life Hacks

Organize Your Space With These Life Hacks

Nothing feels better than walking into a clean, organized space. Whether you made a New Year’s resolution to get more organized or it just feels like the right time to tackle a project, here are some tips to help you get and stay organized. If you’re a senior or are organizing the home of an...

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There’s an Easier Way to Back Up Your Most Important Files

There’s an Easier Way to Back Up Your Most Important Files

Never lose a file to a crashed hard drive again. Have you ever been working on your computer and suddenly: the dreaded blue screen appears, your computer crashes, and your files are gone. Worse, it can sometimes cost thousands of dollars to recover your hard drive. Though seniors have a reputation for being technology averse,...

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How to Re-Energize Your Living Space This Year

How to Re-Energize Your Living Space This Year

Out with the old, in with the new. When you’ve lived in a place for a long time, you tend to accumulate more stuff than you realize. But if your closets are bursting at the seams and your cabinets are overflowing, it might be time to declutter. Whether you want to organize your living space,...

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3 Ways to Stay Safe on the Road

3 Ways to Stay Safe on the Road

If you drive often, you know that it can be unpredictable and sometimes scary. There are many things that can go wrong on the road, from an accident to a flat tire to other drivers simply acting inconsiderately. Often, other drivers and busy roads can make the situation worse. While you shouldn’t drive in fear...

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10 Cheap Ways to Keep Cool—WITHOUT Air Conditioning

10 Cheap Ways to Keep Cool—WITHOUT Air Conditioning

Feeling the heat? Don’t sweat it. When the temperature spikes and the air is hot and sticky, one of the best feelings is standing in front of the air conditioner or open freezer. However, this is also a sure way to drive up your bills. Plus, some older homes don’t even have air conditioning! Fortunately...

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What Seniors Need to Know About Adopting a Dog

What Seniors Need to Know About Adopting a Dog

Getting older can be tough for many reasons. New health concerns crop up. You may experience changes in mobility and transition out of your job or career. These changes can be very lonely and isolating. However, one source of comfort is constant: an animal companion. What are the benefits? There are numerous benefits to cohabiting...

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Why do seniors always feel so cold?

Why do seniors always feel so cold?

Plus, what you can do about it. Have you ever sat in a room and felt a chill, even though the thermostat is set at a balmy 72 degrees? You might be experiencing age-related health changes.  It’s surprisingly common for older folks feel cold, even though others in the same room feel warm. For many,...

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5 Genius Products DIY Lovers Need

5 Genius Products DIY Lovers Need

We all have those people in our lives who are incredibly hard to shop for. Mine are my grandfather and uncles, who seem to get harder to shop for every year. They’re the kind who don’t love reading or shopping, so books and gift cards are at the bottom of their lists. They like doing...

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