Assistive Technology to Improve Everyday Life

Assistive Technology to Improve Everyday Life

Assistive technology can improve everyday life for people of all ages. We think often of assistive technology and assistive items to help with those who are older but they can help people of all ages who need help in everyday life. Many think of “technology” as new or hi-tech items but in fact there are both advanced and simple assistive technology tools of all kinds. With Americans staying in their … Continue Reading →
Hobbies That Will Make You Smarter [Infographic]

Hobbies That Will Make You Smarter [Infographic]

Hobbies that will make you smarter are possible! In the middle of winter we all tend to get a little bored on occasion and cabin fever sets in. However, picking up a new hobby can make you smarter as well as fight off that boredom in winter. This week’s infographic only shows you 9 hobbies but, to be honest, I think any time that you engage your mind in just … Continue Reading →
2018 Trends, Forecasts and Predictions for Our World

2018 Trends, Forecasts and Predictions for Our World

Welcome to 2018! Here are some 2018 trends, forecasts and 2018 predictions for our world. 2018 Global 7,632,819,325 is the projected world population for 2018. Source:  World Population Clock Jing-Jin-Ji is forecast to become the largest city in the world. The city would be over 82,000 square miles, about the size of Kansas. The new supercity will have approximately 130 million people and incorporates the current city of Beijing. Source: … Continue Reading →
How to Wash Your Hands – National Hand Washing Awareness Week

How to Wash Your Hands – National Hand Washing Awareness Week

National Hand Washing Awareness Week is this week. This may sound a bit trivial but washing your hands is so important to your health and the health of others. With this also being the holiday season, none of us want to be sick. Even if you already think you wash your hands enough or thoroughly, please take a moment to look at this week’s infographic to refresh your memory on … Continue Reading →
Vaccinations for Adults

Vaccinations for Adults

Most of us think of kids when we hear about vaccines and immunizations. However, adults need vaccinations too. Just like we want our children to be protected, we need to protect ourselves as well. Adults need regular vaccinations to help keep them healthy. There is a lot of information out there on pros and cons of immunizations of all kinds. You should always talk to your doctor about which ones are … Continue Reading →
Have you had an eye exam lately? It is National Eye Exam Month

Have you had an eye exam lately? It is National Eye Exam Month

August is National Eye Exam Month. Having a regular eye exam is so important, not only for our eye health, but for our overall health. Not only can your eye doctor look for eye issues but they can also find other health issues. Everyone should get regular eye exams, even babies. Find a good eye doctor for your regular eye exams. An optometrist is kind of like a primary care … Continue Reading →
Tips On How To Create a Disaster Plan for Crisis

Tips On How To Create a Disaster Plan for Crisis

Disasters can happen anywhere and at any time, and the emergency situations that follow can typically involve life-altering decisions, actions and consequences. No matter what region you and your family live in and regardless of which large-scale threat your area could be subject to, being prepared is crucial to handling these frightening situations in a proper manner. Following these tips can help you be ready for emergency scenarios. Understand potential … Continue Reading →
Sony Xperia Unlocked Mobile Phones Available Only at Best Buy

Sony Xperia Unlocked Mobile Phones Available Only at Best Buy

Is it time for a new smartphone? Did you know that Best Buy (The reviewer, that’s me, has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free) carries unlocked Sony Xperia phones? An unlocked phone means it is not tied to one specific carrier. Both of these amazing Sony smartphones are only available right now at Best Buy. The in … Continue Reading →
Cold and Flu Prevention Tips

Cold and Flu Prevention Tips

(Family Features) Being sick isn’t fun, but missing out on family vacations or parties for the big game because you are sick is even worse. It has been called FluFOMO, the fear of missing out because you are sick. Getting a flu shot, washing your hands frequently and disinfecting hard surfaces are just a few things you can do to avoid getting sick. Additionally, Clorox partnered with epidemiologist Dr. Stephen … Continue Reading →
5 Ways to Protect Your Family in 2017

5 Ways to Protect Your Family in 2017

Our world can be a scary place these days and we want to protect our family. There are lots of ways to achieve family protection. Many people think about protection in terms of physical acts, such as practicing safe driving, but there are many more aspects of your lifestyle and home that affect your loved ones’ safety. Here are five very important ways to protect you and your family in … Continue Reading →