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(BPT) - William "Rick" Richter was diagnosed with prostate cancer 10 years ago. Now, the avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and outdoors-enthusiast is sharing his story in recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month this September. Richter hopes to encourage others with advanced prostate cancer to speak up about their symptoms and seek out all treatment options via informed decision making with their care team.
(StatePoint) If you’re 65 or older, you probably know that the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period runs October 15 through December 7. Generally, this is the only time you can make changes to your coverage.
(BPT) - After kids go back to school, homeowners finally have time to complete remodeling projects. This makes autumn a popular time for home improvements. In fact, home improvement activity is expected to peak in the final three months of 2014, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity developed by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
(NAPSI)—With the economy picking up, more and more families are planning trips this season. Your next vacation may be more relaxing once you realize all the convenience and security you have at your fingertips—thanks to your smartphone and its many useful apps.
(BPT) - Each year during the Medicare Open Enrollment Period (Oct. 15-Dec. 7), Medicare beneficiaries have a chance to make changes to their health and prescription drug coverage. Yet according to a 2013 survey by UnitedHealthcare, more than 60 percent say they have never shopped around to find coverage that may better suit their needs. That’s unfortunate because Medicare is not a one-size-fits-all program, and a lot can change in a year in terms of your health status and budget. The plans that are available can change every year, too.
(NAPSI)—Whether you are a committed clipper or you have a more laid-back relationship with coupons, there’s good news.
(StatePoint) Summer: six tiny letters that conjure memories of catching fireflies at dusk, barbeques, running barefoot through the sprinkler and last but not least -- vacation.
(StatePoint) The warm weather and long summer days offer the perfect opportunity to take a break from the daily grind. Ironically though, many find vacation planning to be a source of stress.
(NewsUSA) - These days, travel for baby boomers can be challenging. But AARP wants to make everyone's road to their favorite destinations quicker and more enjoyable through their new website, travel.aarp.org.
(BPT) - With summer finally here, many will take the opportunity to spend more quality time with family, and dining out in restaurants is a perfect way to spend that time together.
(BPT) - Itching to get on the water and have some fun this summer? Whether it’s fishing, sailing, cruising or watersports, they’re easier and more accessible than many think. Even better? Boating is one surefire way to make every summer weekend feel like a vacation close to home.
(StatePoint) Small changes to your surroundings can have a strong impact on mood and overall health, say experts. A relatively new movement in design and construction, called “designing for health,” aims to make homes and communities have positive impacts on the way people live, work and play.
(StatePoint) Do you know what guys want for the holidays?
Making sure your kids have all the tools they need for a great school year should include evaluating their space at home. Are your children set up for success with proper study areas and storage spaces?
Do you have treasured childhood memories of spending time outdoors with your parents or grandparents? Take the time to share this experience with your own grandchildren. Pack a lunch, put on some sunscreen and take them on your own hiking or fishing adventure.
(StatePoint) Not sure what to give your dad for Father’s Day? Classic choices like a tie or cufflinks are nice, but don’t forget to give him the most meaningful gift of all -- quality time.
(StatePoint) Do you have treasured childhood memories of spending time outdoors with your parents or grandparents? Take the time to share this experience with your own grandchildren. Pack a lunch, put on some sunscreen and take them on your own hiking or fishing adventure.
Not sure what to give your dad for Father’s Day? Classic choices like a tie or cufflinks are nice, but don’t forget to give him the most meaningful gift of all -- quality time.
Making the most of your home’s outdoor spaces can do wonders for a property’s overall value. What’s more, some updates can also potentially lower your home’s energy bills while increasing its efficiency.
Shopping for Mother’s Day? You’ll want to match the perfect gift to her unique interests and personality.
Do you have treasured childhood memories of spending time outdoors with your parents or grandparents? This summer, take the time to share this experience with your own children. Pack a lunch, put on some sunscreen and take them on your own hiking or fishing adventure.
Boots, a black and white cat, had a loving home, but he was a bit adventurous. He became lost, then miraculously found his way back home after two years - all because of rice-sized microchip.
The numbers we should all be concerned about: 23% is the largest portion of our workforce in Pima County. This sector works in the service industry. Followed by Government sector at 19%.