Monthly Archives September 2016

Four Things to Consider Before Choosing a Skilled Nursing Facility

Nursing home activities

Are you looking for 24-hour skilled nursing care for a loved one? Our parents have always been there for us. They bandaged our owies when we were children. They cheered for us at our baseball games. They took us to tour colleges when we were transitioning into adults. They were the first people we told when they were becoming grandparents. Their home was our kid’s favorite place to go. Since our moms and dads were always the anchor of stability to us, it’s hard to accept when they no longer have the independent as they used to be, and it might be time to look into 24-hour skilled nursing care for them.

There’s a perception that 24-hour skilled nursing care is the equivalent of a medic

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3 Lessons From Summer Camp to Remember All Year Long

fitness centerSummer’s over, and your child is surely still feeling separation pangs from summer camp. The realities of school and cooler weather are here, or they are fast approaching. But the many benefits of a summer spent away at camp don’t need to simply dissipate into the fall air. They can be extended all year long.

In fact, here are three strategies to help you make that dream a reality:

Sign Up For New Classes

One of the coolest things about camp is how it got your child to try new activities that they otherwise would have never explored. Even if you’re reluctant to encourage a newfound interest in bows and arrows, that kind of adventurousness shouldn’t be exclusively reserved for camp...

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Three Things That Happy People Have in Common

Podcast on success

Would you say that you are a typically happy person? If you answered yes to that question, you are in a narrow minority of the American population. In fact, only 33% of Americans say that they are satisfied and happy; a statistic that declines a little more every year.

Why are two-thirds of Americans — who live in the land of prosperity, and don’t face a fraction of the destitute circumstances that much of the world face — so unhappy? True, we live in a relatively safe society. Most of us have a roof over our heads, and a stomach full of food. We don’t have to struggle like those in third world countries. However, the life of the average American gets a little tougher every year. The average household debt rises, while income levels remain stagnant. It’s more difficult than ever to find love in ou

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