Money, debt

How To Crush Your Holiday Debt

01 February 2022

The holidays have left without a trace. Well, almost. Long after the decorations have come down, you still have debt hanging around. 

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nursing home

Medicare Posts Key Nursing Home Staffing Info For Consumers

31 January 2022

Shining a light on key markers for nursing home quality, Medicare said last week it is now posting details on staff turnover and weekend nurse coverage on its “Care Compare” website, where families can research a facility.

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Gardening, seeds, seedlings, pots

It’s Time To Think Of Gardening Goals For The New Year

30 January 2022

Something miraculous happens to gardeners at this time of year. I don’t know what triggers it. Perhaps it was the sight of Christmas trees and lights, or the presence of all those poinsettias.

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Medicare Patients Win Right To Appeal Gap In Nursing Home Coverage

29 January 2022

A three-judge federal appeals court panel in Connecticut has likely ended an 11-year fight against a frustrating and confusing rule that left hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries without coverage for nursing home care, and no way to challenge a denial.

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Thin Seared Steak Makes This Salad A Snap

28 January 2022

The best beef dishes start with the right technique. For weeknight cooking, that usually means skipping the low and slow roast and sticking with thin cuts that do well with a good, quick sear.

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mask, masks, covid

Expert Gives Insider Tips On Mask Selection In Age Of Omicron

27 January 2022

Cases of the omicron may be slowing down, but the variant still has a firm hold on America. Mask selection continues to be a hot topic.

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