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Adding Attic Insulation
Learn how to make your home more energy efficient by adding insulation to your attic. Rons tips will help you choose the right materials to get the job done.
Barbara Woodruff shares her story, and it may surprise you
No doubt you’ve heard politicians and pundits debating the state of Social Security, and throwing out all kinds of numbers. But the bottom line for retirees has always been simple: Will I get enough to live on? Barbara Woodruff, of St. Louis, can answer yes to that question — but just barely. “It’s very difficult living on Social Security,” says the 65-year old, who retired when she turned 62.
Why are we talking about the hairstyle of this 'great-grandmother?'
I’m a mother of two with wavy blonde hair. These facts are important to me, my loved ones and the hairdresser to whom I give an embarrassing percentage of my paycheck every six weeks. But I sure hope that those interesting tidbits are left on the cutting room floor if I ever make national news for doing something extraordinary — such as, say, coaching an Olympic Gold Medal winner.
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Social Security’s recently released 2016 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees on the system’s financial condition is 272 pages long and a doorstop. The report is dense, full of detailed tables and conservative projections — a policy wonk’s dream. The dry recitation of numbers in its opening sentences are a powerful reminder, however, of…
It seems like the impossible dream: To carve out unobligated time. We often complain that we don’t have enough time to do all the things we wish to do. For many of us, it’s a true statement. We truly don’t have enough time. We ardently desire a “time out” from our obligations. Some call this…
Before my son, Will, 28, married his lovely, longtime girlfriend last summer, the only wedding I’d helped plan was my own, some 30-odd years before. Compared to my son’s full-on festivities, ours was a pleasantly simple affair—100 guests, a short outdoor ceremony with two attendants (my sister, my husband’s brother), lunch, dancing and everyone home…
If social inclusion is an important factor in promoting optimum wellness in older adults, what happens when you add arts to the equation? Elaine Moody was curious about that question, so the nurse who was working on her Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia-Vancouver at the time, set out in search of an answer.…
Cases of abusive guardianships have made headlines for decades. Horrific tales — of relatives fighting over Mom to access her savings, professional guardians draining an estate through exorbitant fees or nursing homes…
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