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When to update your will

This time of year, with the holidays in the rearview mirror and organizing financial affairs for taxes on everyone’s to-do list, now is also the perfect juncture to ask yourself when was the last time you updated your will. I reached out to local estate planning Attorney Margaret T. Karl for answers. “A will tends to be a document...

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Upgrade your whole health

You’re a caregiver, a spouse, a professional—not to mention a chef, chauffeur, maid, teacher and event planner. Sound familiar? Women naturally assume an exhausting menu of roles, often taking care of everyone else in their lives while neglecting their own health and wellness. During one-hour appointments at Maple Health Direct Primary...

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Discover a bustling world beneath winter’s blanket at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, where life on the farm proves to be a hotbed of activity even during hibernation season

Though we may be in prime hibernation season, it turns out life on a farm in winter is actually a hotbed of goings-on. Mimi caught up with Steve Ohmes, assistant administrator of Lake Metroparks Farmpark for a fascinating glimpse. “To the non-farming population, it may look like not much happens on a farm from winter to spring, but nothing...

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Should you get cancer coverage?

No one is immune from the risk of cancer, young or old. However, age does play a role, with the average age of people diagnosed with cancer being 66.* Are you prepared if the unthinkable should happen? Fortunately, I can help you find a supplemental plan that may help with out of pocket costs if you receive a qualified cancer diagnosis. You...

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Remembering loved ones is therapeutic

After losing a loved one, thoughtfully planned funerals and memorial services serve the family left behind as much as the deceased. Whatever type of service, whether it’s a funeral mass, memorial service or celebration of life held at a funeral home, church, park or restaurant, the process is like group therapy for the family and friends...

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