How Better Ventilation Can Help ‘Covid-Proof’ Your Home

22 May 2022

For two years, you beat the odds. You masked, kept your distance, got your shots. Now, despite those efforts, you, your child, or someone else in your home has come down with covid-19. And the last thing you want is for the virus to spread to everyone in the family or household.

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Discover The RemarkableHealing Power Of Therapy Cats

21 May 2022

You’re probably familiar with therapy dogs visiting hospitals, schools, senior centers and nursing homes to help alleviate stress and provide comfort in times of need.

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Sweet, Savory Combo Pops In Melon Salad

20 May 2022

To the uninitiated, the Italian pairing of melon and prosciutto may sound odd. But anyone who tries it learns the sweet fruit combines with salty richness into a deceptively simple whole greater than the sum of its parts.

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What We Learn in Our Sixties

19 May 2022

Have you ever reached a certain age and can’t believe you’re there? It seems like yesterday you’re young and dewy-eyed and in no time at all, you’re in the “seventh inning stretch.”

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Nursing Home Care, Funding System Need Overhaul, Report Says

18 May 2022

Nursing home residents are subjected to ineffective care and poor staffing, while facility finances are shrouded in secrecy and regulatory lapses go unenforced, according to a report that called for wholesale changes in an industry whose failures have been spotlighted by the pandemic.

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Subscriptions Are Coming To Travel, Should You Get On Board?

17 May 2022

Subscriptions have seeped into nearly every consumer industry, from TV to tacos. There are even services that help subscribers cancel all their subscriptions. But one industry has notably lagged: travel. 

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