Monthly Archives: February 2015

Know How to Judge the Quality of White Marble Before Starting Home Renovations

One of the best investments a homeowner can make, for sheer enjoyment or for resale, is installing statement-making white marble. “Before investing in white marble though,” says Dean Dupre, owner of Champion Tile & Marble in Clearwater, Fla,, “make sure

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Is drowsy driving more dangerous than drunk driving? – Podcast

Driver fatigue usually does not receive as much attention as drunk driving. In this Chicago Injury Alert episode we talk about how it can be just as dangerous.

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Proving Fault in Slip and Falls Takes Time. Litigation Funding Helps Plaintiffs During the Wait.

A store that welcomes customers onto its property has a duty to keep them reasonably safe. An “unreasonable” condition that contributes to a fall can lead to an injury claim against the store. Any number of conditions might create property

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LTC PROFESSIONALS ADVISED TO “GET CREATIVE” IN ENCOURAGING RESIDENTS TO INCREASE FLUID INTAKE

In a recent report published in the Annals of Long-Term Care, dehydration in residents of long term care facilities is a growing problem. After extensive research, Diane Bunn, MSc, and colleagues said they could not identify any proven strategies for

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The Cost of Aging in America

The Cost of Aging in America Our guest blogger this week is Emily Newhook, the community relations manager for the online master of public health (MPH@GW) offered through the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University. She lives in Washington,

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The Cost of Aging in America

Our guest blogger this week is Emily Newhook, the community relations manager for the online master of public health (MPH@GW) offered through the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University. She lives in Washington, D.C. Follow her on Twitter @EmilyNewhook. In

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How to Easily Handle Your Divorce

Most divorces, however amicably they are resolved, tend to leave a stressful impact on both the parties that are involved. A divorce is a life changing experience and hence, it is definite that it is likely to have ramifications on

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Fiduciary Duties Of Spouses Before And After Divorce

When we talk about the relationship of a husband and a wife, there are a few things that are worth noting. Marriage is one of the most sacred unions, and is highly regarded in society. When it comes to spouses,

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Veterans Should Sign Up for Medicare When Eligible, Even With Good VA Benefits

Many veterans who qualify for health coverage from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) do not see the benefit in enrolling in Medicare when they become eligible. In the first place, some parts of the Medicare plan require the payment

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Considering the move to an active-adult community? We’ve got advice on evaluating the options.

As retirement nears, many older adults consider the benefits that an active-adult community can offer. For some, the option to downsize out of an over-large house can mean a more comfortable retirement and a larger estate to pass on to

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