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Making Adjustments to Retain Independence as You Age

Written by Teresa Te on February 4, 2018

Many things can change as people age, rendering it necessary to make adjustments. Some changes are inevitable, and there is nothing that can be done about them. Other changes can be made easier with just a few small adjustments. Those who want to retain their independence as they age and stay living at home can modifications to their home and daily care routine to make it possible.

Have a Stair Chair Installed

Over time, the bones and muscles within the body weaken, making it much more difficult to maneuver about the house. Those with stairs in their home may find it extremely tough to make their way up and down the steps each day. A stair chair should get installed to combat this problem. Seniors can simply sit in the chair and get lifted up the stairs to their destination without having to walk the full way. It allows them to still have their independence and keep rooms the same in the house without having to make changes to their chosen setup. (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…)

More Like “Me”: 3 Tips For Reclaiming Your Pre-Baby Body

Written by Teresa Te on October 21, 2017

Having a baby is like becoming a new person. Before, you lived for yourself, but now another human being’s life depends on your care. The shift in identity is dramatic, but for many women, it’s easier to adjust to than the physiological impact of childbearing.

Bearing a baby results in significant bodily changes that go beyond baby weight, and it can be hard to bounce back from the experience, especially if you’re also dealing with post-partum depression. That’s why, if you’re a new mom, it’s crucial to take some time to focus on yourself. (more…)

How to Start and Build an Emergency Fund

Written by David Jones on September 19, 2017

Emergency funds aren’t fun. Starting one up may pull money away from more pleasurable endeavors. But if you don’t have one, you may find yourself in a pickle sooner than you think. According to CNBC, 54 million Americans have no emergency fund of any kind. Don’t fall into that trap. It’s better to save today than to have to take out a loan with a high interest rate tomorrow. (more…)