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Tax-time tips in the final stretch of the tax season


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The April 17 tax filing deadline is quickly approaching. While many are excited about the possibility of a tax refund, nearly 1 in 3 taxpayers waits until April to file their return.

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Five ways to celebrate Earth Day


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April 22 is Earth Day, an annual opportunity to celebrate the natural world and get involved in short- and long-term efforts to protect the environment. Here are five ways to celebrate:

 

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Nutrition takes center stage for people with chronic conditions


Submitted photo • Nutrition can help ease some of the symptoms that come along with chronic conditions. Take a look at what your putting in your cart when at the grocery store to see if there are things you should be adding.

Nutrition is important for everyone. The proper vitamins and nutrients help the body stay healthy and function well. For people with chronic conditions, the right nutrition is essential in helping to ward off potential health hazards.

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Mar

Fight for your sight: five tips to fight Age-related Macular Degeneration


submitted photo • Routine eye care can help catch and stop the progression of macular degeneration.

The ability to see is one of our most precious gifts. Like most things in life, our vision may be impacted as we age. That’s why it’s important to learn about Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).

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Medicare takes aim at medical identity theft

Criminals are increasingly targeting people age 65 or older for personal identity theft. In 2014 alone, there were 2.6 million such incidents among seniors, according to the Department of Justice

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Make a lasting difference


courtesy of Getty Images • Sometimes a gift that can’t be touched is the best gift you can give someone. These gifts could be the ones that leave a lasting impact.

Whether you’re considering ways to give to deserving causes or looking for the perfect gift for a loved one for a special occasion, remember that not every gift is a tangible item.

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Feb

Consider alternatives to opioids to manage pain after surgery


submitted photo • Knowing how to manage your pain and finding out alternative pain relievers can help prevent opioid addiction after surgery.

If you’re having surgery, you can expect to be sore and uncomfortable for a few days, whether you’re recovering at home or in the hospital.

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Assistive technology tools to improve the everyday


courtesy of Getty Images • Finding the right assistive technology can help make many aspects of your life easier.

Most Americans want to stay in their homes as they age. Not a bad plan, but what if your home doesn’t fit you as well as it once did?

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Jan

Surviving the Holidays: Celebrating the season with Lillie Suburban employees

Much of what can make the holiday season so great can make it really tough, too. It’s a busy time full of planning, lists, food, family, deadlines for the post office and anticipation of what’s to come.

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Dec

Seven tips for managing diabetes


courtesy of Getty Images • Living with diabetes can be challenging but putting extra time into taking care of your health can make it more manageable.

Staying healthy can be a challenge, especially for those living with diabetes. Everyone can have conflicts finding the right balance of partaking in healthy habits, such as exercise, eating well and even keeping your teeth and gums clean.

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