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  • 5 Areas to Check When Evaluating a Senior Living Facility

    Before you make a decision on what senior living facility is right for you or your family member, you’ll want to spend some time checking out potential locations. For more information, read our 6 Senior Living Services Options. Here are 5 areas to consider: The Facility Is the atmosphere warm, pleasant, cheerful? Does the home […]

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  • What to Know About Senior Living Facilities

    When you’re searching for senior living facilities, there’s more to consider than room size, meal options and on-site amenities. You also need to ask questions about management, certification and other operational aspects. Here’s a list to get you started. Add more to suit your specific requirements. Management Who owns the facility? Who manages the facility? […]

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  • Senior Living Options: What to Ask About Costs and Coverages

    Checking out senior living facilities? Here’s a quick list of questions to ask about the costs and coverages. For more information, read our 6 Senior Living Services Options. Entrance Fees Is there an entrance fee? How much is it? Is it refundable, and if so, under what circumstances? Room Costs What is the cost of […]

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  • 10 Questions to Ask When Selecting a Senior Living Community

    If you or a family member are considering moving to a senior living facility or community, there’s a lot to consider. These 10 questions will help you identify what you need, what you want and whether the location is the right one for you. What type of living arrangement do you need? There are several […]

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  • Pet First Aid Tips for Tick Bites

    You’ve found a tick on your pet. How do you remove it? And what do you when it’s out? Forget the folklore methods of using nail polish, petroleum jelly or a hot match, says Dr. Allan Paul, a professor at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, since those won’t work. Instead, use a […]

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  • 5 Fast Facts about Ticks and People

    Tick, tick, tick… In case you missed the announcement, the countdown to tick season has ended and depending on where you live, these nasty little bloodsuckers are now out in full force. Here are five facts to know about these arachnids and how they can affect you. Ticks can be found throughout the United States. According […]

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  • Birth and Baby Resources

    Planning to have a baby or have a little one or two already? These organizations and websites will provide you with useful information and resources. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): Healthy Children.org HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 66,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being […]

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  • Traveling by Air with Pets

    According to the U. S. Department of Transportation, over 2 million pets and animals are transported by air each year in the United States. There are federal and airline policies on how the animal must be transported. Here are top tips from government agencies, airline representatives and pet owners on how to prepare your pet […]

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  • Choosing a Vet

    The best time to choose a vet is before you actually need one. Even better, meet with a vet before getting a new pet – a vet can recommend certain animals or even breeds that might best match your lifestyle. Here are some tips from vets and pet owners on how to find the right […]

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  • Finding Pet-Friendly Hotels

    Choosing a hotel is a hard task with many factors to consider – its proximity to the attraction, the view the rooms offer, the presence of a swimming pool? – but it can be even harder for those wishing to bring their pets. To make hotel-hunting easier and your next hotel stay happier, we talked […]

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