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How to Get to Know People (As an Adult) in a New Town

Relocating, at any age, is a stressful time in one’s life. Whether you are moving across town, across the country, or across the pond, change is difficult. While children have a hard time with moves too, they at least get the opportunity to make new friends at school, in the neighborhood and in after-school activities. That takes care of the young, but what about the “young at heart?" reports that roughly 35.5 million (or 11 percent) Americans moved in 2017 (July ... Read more

Injuries in the Home: How Serious Are They?

Most of us don’t think of day-to-day housework, chores or tasks, such as moving, as dangerous. Perhaps we should. Many chronic medical conditions occur as the result of prior injuries. And many people incur these injuries in their homes, while engaged in seemingly harmless housework or chores. Avoiding injuries can help individuals stay healthy longer, retain independence longer and potentially save thousands of dollars over a lifetime. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), unintentional injury is the 5th ... Read more