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A Simple Thank You Or Compliment Is the Best Gift What Happens To My Estate When I Pass? Ideas To Curb Surprise Medical Bills has Bipartisan Push What Defines Us Drives Our Behavior: What Should You Pay Off Mortgage Before You Retire? Foods For Healthy Aging Are You An Easygoing Pack Rat Or An Uptight Purger? A Visit To Utah’s National Parks Offers Grandeur
 
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A Simple Thank You Or Compliment Is the Best Gift

Flowers, chocolate and spa days are nice, but don’t discount the value of a heartfelt “thank you.”

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What Happens To My Estate When I Pass?

Understanding what the postmortem process involves can make you a better and wiser planner for your own estate.

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Ideas To Curb Surprise Medical Bills has Bipartisan Push

Surrounded by patients who told horror stories of being stuck with hefty bills, President Donald Trump recently waded into a widespread health care problem for which almost everyone is at risk: surprise medical billing.

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What Defines Us Drives Our Behavior: What’s Your Obsession

Whatever we seek in order to feel worthy, safe and fully nourished will most likely become an obsession.

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Should You Pay Off Mortgage Before You Retire?

To cover mortgage payments, retirees frequently have to withdraw more from their retirement funds than they would if the mortgage were paid off.

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Foods For Healthy Aging

Eating healthy becomes more necessary as the risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, Alzheimer’s and other age-related conditions increases as you get older.

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Are You An Easygoing Pack Rat Or An Uptight Purger?

Can you sit in a messy room without going out of your mind? I take a deep breath each time I walk into my husband’s home office.

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A Visit To Utah’s National Parks Offers Grandeur

A variety of opportunities can be experienced when exploring the five national parks that are strung across southern Utah like jewels on a necklace.

Hearing aid tax credit before legislators

20 January 2011

By Dr. Robert Mario Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas) urged a gathering of 120 supporters of the Hearing Aid Tax Credit to help him work for passage of federal Congressional bill H.R. 1646. The dinner event was hosted in Sugar Land, Texas, by the state chapters of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and […]

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New state homestead law gives expanded protection

20 January 2011

By Linda T. Cammuso Until now, Massachusetts homeowners had to choose between homestead protection — which safeguards the equity in one’s home from attachment by general creditors — or the benefits of owning their home in a trust. That changed on Dec. 14, when Gov. Deval Patrick signed the state’s pension reform bill into law, […]

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Funeral program serves veterans for less money

20 January 2011

By Joe Casper Proudly they’ve served with dignity and respect for our nation and for all of us. Whenever and wherever the need, our proud and brave veterans have served with honor and courage. God bless our veterans for their dedication and service. In a time of need, when a veteran sadly suffers a “funeral emergency” in their […]

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Grandparents find challenges, rewards raising grandkids

20 January 2011

The three sets of grandparents who turned out on a January evening while the region prepared for a blizzard were already experts in thawing out chilly conditions.

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Seniors may have to pay for Medicare home health

14 January 2011

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 — Medicare recipients could see a sizable new out-of-pocket charge for home health visits if Congress follows through on a recommendation issued Thursday by its own advisory panel. Until now, home health visits from nurses and other providers have been free of charge to patients. But the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission says […]

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Gov. Patrick cuts $15.5 million from elderly services

12 January 2011

“Cutting community based services for the elderly is fiscally wrong-headed,” said Mass Home Care Executive Director Al Norman. “Day care and foster care programs keep seniors out of more expensive institutions. At a time when revenues are limited, it makes sense to invest in programs that save taxpayer’s money.”

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