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You don’t have to figure out health insurance on your own

These days, person-to-person interaction has become something of a lost art. We’ve become so used to taking care of most of our business online, we sometimes overlook the value—and potential for savings—genuine interaction can represent. There is one area where talking to a real live person can not only provide some much-needed...

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Desiging your own healing garden

I first wrote about landscape designer Michelle Riley back in the spring of 2019 when my wife and I lost three massive spruce trees to disease and needed help designing a garden to fill the large, empty bed. Michelle put together a creative plan that included many different plant species along with details about the proper care of each. But...

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Shoulder pain and physical therapy: Your best option to avoid orthopedic surgery

If all the joints in your body, the shoulder has the greatest range of motion. Our shoulders sustain sprains and strains, dislocations, tendinitis, torn rotator cuffs, bursitis, frozen shoulder, fractures, arthritis and a host of other injuries and conditions. Because it is such a mobile joint, you can hurt it in falls, when you strain to try...

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Acclaim Renovations & Design is taking the laundry room out of the basement and into the home

Much like death and taxes, one thing in life you can always count on is dirty laundry. But what used to be a dark, dingy, often overlooked space—the laundry room—has turned into a designer darling, providing a punch of personality and innovative storage solutions for busy families. Bob Potocar, COO of Acclaim Renovations &...

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For Bob Haas, reaching the summit in life and on a mountain included strength training at MaxStrength Fitness

Not many people can say they’ve hiked the Appalachian Trail, spanning 2,193 grueling miles through 14 states, let alone do it after age 70. Meet Bob Haas. “I’d dreamed of completing the trail for years,” he says. “I waited until I retired in 2016 to set the goal.” Bob credits much of his impressive stamina to his training...

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