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Taking care of your stress during holidays with family

Most Effective Ways to De-Stress With Family in Town

The holidays are a season to spend time with your loved ones, but they can also be stressful when family is in town. Too much togetherness can be nerve-wracking, and the extra food preparation and present buying can add to the chaos. These are some effective ways to de-stress when

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Lung Cancer and Medicare

Steps to Take After a Lung Cancer Diagnosis

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is a leading cause of death in the U.S., second only to heart disease.  If you have received a lung cancer diagnosis, you may be experiencing a range of emotions and feeling more than a little overwhelmed. You might be worried about

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Promoting your small business

How to Promote Your Brand for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. In 2021, this holiday falls on November 27. This is the day set aside to support small businesses in the U.S. It was started by American Express in 2010 to bring more holiday shopping to small businesses.  In

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Protecting Your Pets

How to Keep Your Pets Happy and Protected

Having pets is both a joy and a responsibility. Our four-legged friends become members of the family whose health, happiness, and safety matters a great deal. The following tips can help you keep your beloved pets protected, while also keeping them happy.  Don’t Share Food With Your Pets A number

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Should your small business hire over the holidays?

Pros and Cons of Hiring Over the Holidays

Is the holiday season a good time to recruit and hire new staff? The verdict is still out on that question. While some people support the idea of a holiday hiring freeze, others believe it is purely a myth. The truth is there are both advantages and disadvantages to end-of-year

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Staying healthy during holiday celebrations

How to Overcome Overeating During Holiday Celebrations

The holidays seem to consist of one large meal or party after another. First, there’s the Thanksgiving feast, with turkey, stuffing, gravy, and pumpkin pie. Then comes a parade of holiday parties, delicious desserts, Christmas ham, goose, or beef, fabulous breads, and, of course, eggnog.  Traditionally, the holidays are a

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Is my employer-sponsored life insurance policy enough?

Employer-Provided Life Insurance: What You Need to Know

Life insurance is a popular feature of employee benefits packages. Many employers provide basic group life free of charge to their employees. More Americans have workplace plans than individual life insurance plans, as reported in a NerdWallet article.  If your employer offers free or low-cost basic group life, there is no

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How Hospice Works with Medicare

Get the Facts About Hospice Care and Medicare

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Hospice care is compassionate end-of-life care. It includes services intended to provide comfort for terminally ill individuals. Palliative care is specialized medical care, performed to relieve pain and stress, with a focus on the needs of the patient, not on the prognosis.

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