Use a fresh start to get organized with these tips
(BPT) - Whether you’re celebrating a new job, new house or new member of your family, fresh starts and major life events herald a time to rejoice. While you’re feeling good about a positive change in your life, it’s also a great time to get organized so you can focus on what’s to come instead of worrying about where to ...
Seven ways to a healthy home: Make wellness a priority this winter
(BPT) - During the winter months, it’s important to take extra care of your home, your family and especially yourself. In addition to taking steps to prevent cold and flu viruses that are common at this time of year, you should also pause to relax and recharge, if only for a few minutes each day. Luckily, there are a...
Fire safety tips protect your family through the holiday season
(BPT) - With colder temperatures forecast across the country, activities are moving indoors, and families are preparing to celebrate time-honored traditions and new beginnings. Boxes of decorations, candles and strings of lights will be unpacked and spread throughout homes. Seasonal family feasts will be prepared. Whil...
Festive fragrances bring favorite holiday memories to life
While the holidays are supposed to be a joyous occasion, trying to meet unrealistic expectations can bring out the Scrooge in anyone. A simple way to ease the stress is with a holiday-scented candle. Studies show that "scent memories" can remind us of wonderful events in our pasts, and a candle can trigger these types of...
Parkinson's disease management eased by caregiver
For more than14 years, Chuck Holdeman, a 74-year-old man from Bloomington, Ind., has been living with Parkinson's disease (PD), a chronic condition which inhibits several types of neurological activity, including motor skill function and cognitive ability. While symptoms and treatment may vary among patients, a care part...
How to protect against identity theft at any life stage
Identity thieves can strike at any stage of your life. However, the more you know, the better prepared you can be to take proactive steps to reduce your risk. For every milestone from graduation to marriage, from buying a new home to joining the military, or even becoming a new parent, identity theft poses a risk. Here's...