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5 Pet-Friendly Preparations for Your Summer Travels

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On your most challenging days you can always count on your pet to greet you at the door when you come home or cuddle up in your lap in the evening. They are a vital part of your home life all year long, but when your life takes you away… Read more »

Changing Addresses? 10 Tips for Busy Baby Boomers

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For many Americans, moving households represents a fresh start and a chance to improve quality of life. Last year, some 39.4 million Americans changed residences, thanks in part to better affordability in the housing market. That doesn’t mean, however, that everyone’s moving process was friction-free. The logistical coordination and the… Read more »

Advice for Adult Children of Aging Parents Who Need Help at Home

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Helping a parent stay active and healthy at home can be achieved with careful planning. The rewards of personally caring for, or managing the care of, a loved one who needs help are innumerable. It’s an opportunity to give back and to offer a return on the loving investment they… Read more »

House Hunting? Use This Handy Checklist Before You Make the Offer

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House hunting can feel like an adventurous new chapter in your life. If you’re lucky enough to find the property that checks off all the “must have” boxes – appearance, size, price, location – it’s easy to fall in love. Not so fast. Before making an offer on any property,… Read more »

Fire Away: Enhancing Your Home’s Safety with Fire Extinguishers

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You check your alarms regularly and practice your family escape plan – but are you overlooking an essential component of home safety? Having fire extinguishers – and knowing how to use them – is an important part of maintaining a safe home for you and your family. “In America, a… Read more »