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Before Kitty Comes Home: 4 Tips For New Cat Owners

Written by Teresa Te on January 15, 2018

Cats have a reputation for being laid back, low maintenance animals, but if you’re a first-time cat owner trying to pick out supplies before kitty comes home, they’re bound to feel very demanding. There are so many kinds of cat litter, food, and toys and no indication of what to choose besides some loose titles – kitten food versus senior food, or litter for multi-cat households. What do you really need?

If you’re about to bring home your first cat, these 4 tips can make it easier to choose the right supplies, prepare your house, and help your cat adjust. Cats are great pets, but they can’t actually take care of themselves. They need some assistance from the household members with thumbs. (more…)

4 Ways to Stop Balding and Regrow Lost Hair

Written by Teresa Te on January 11, 2018

As a man, balding is something you’re most likely going to experience in your life. By the time you reach the age of 50 or 60, there’s a good chance that you’ll be completely bald, or at least have a noticeable balding pattern on your head. But what, if anything, can be done about it?

4 Tips to Help You Reclaim Your Hair

The good thing about balding is that it isn’t dangerous or deadly – it’s just very frustrating. It’s also quite common, which means an immeasurable amount of research has been poured into studying causes, researching preventative methods, and developing procedures for reversing the effects. (more…)

6 Ways to Save on an Engagement Ring

Written by Teresa Te on January 8, 2018

When you’ve found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, you naturally don’t
want to put a price limit on the perfect ring for her. But your bank account might disagree. Engagement rings can be upwards of $10,000 or as affordable as $50, although $50 will buy you a cheap ring that certainly won’t last.

The average engagement ring costs about $6,351, according to research from The Knot. You could buy a decent used car or make a down payment on a home for that price. You want a ring that will let the world know she’s yours forever, but do you really need to spend that much money when you’re just starting out as a married couple? (more…)

5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect (and What to Do)

Written by Teresa Te on January 4, 2018

The primary purpose of a nursing home facility is to care for elderly individuals who need extra help and assistance. Ideally, they are loving communities where individuals receive the level of care they need to continue living a comfortable life as long as possible.

Unfortunately, in the real world, this isn’t always the case. Nursing home abuse and neglect is much more common than it should be. According to research, more than two million cases of elder abuse are reported each year.

More than 40 percent of nursing home residents have reported abuse, while 90 percent say they, or another resident of the facility, have suffered neglect. (more…)

How to Cope With Losing a Family Member to a Sudden Accident

Written by Teresa Te on January 4, 2018

All deaths are tragic in their own way, and when that death strikes close to home, the ensuing weeks and months can be a major struggle to get through. It’s even worse if you’ve lost a family member to a sudden accident. Thankfully, there are some strategies that can help you get through even these tough times.

The Unique Tragedy of an Accidental Death

If you’ve lost a loved one to a sudden accident, you know the grieving process is complicated by a few unique factors: (more…)