• December 5, 2020

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3 tips to make this the cheesiest holiday ever

(BPT) - Struggling to shop for that picky colleague, or your friend who’s already bought themselves everything? Looking for a stress-free and undeniably delicious snack for your low-key holiday get-together? Or do you simply want to kick grandma’s recipes up a notch this year? The solution is simple: cheese. Not just any cheese; nice cheese.

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Friday 12/04/2020
For essential workers, a flu shot is essential protection
Posted: December 04, 2020

(BPT) - COVID-19 has helped remind all of us just how essential our essential workers are. Whether you’re a health care worker, child care provider, grocery store worker, farmer, teacher or delivery person — you have been on the front lines to keep our society functioning.

Thursday 12/03/2020
Free Public Senior Exercise Classes on Facebook, YouTube Help Seniors Stay Fit
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(NewsUSA) - When gym closures due to COVID-19 locked most seniors out of their exercise classes and daily workout routines this spring, they quickly began combing the internet for new strategies to stay fit. Today, many older adults have turned to options like the Silver&Fit® program, which offers four free public workout classes daily on Facebook Live and YouTube.

For People Living with Follicular Lymphoma, Routine Medical Check-ins are a Must—Here’s Why
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - The global COVID-19 pandemic is affecting nearly every part of daily life, and many people are choosing to skip or forgo their medical visits, screenings and tests. For people living with follicular lymphoma (FL), a typically incurable blood cancer that has to be closely managed, the importance of continuing routine check-ins is crucial to ensure doctors can monitor for disease progression or recurrence.

How to find a retirement community that’s right for you
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Former California residents Jim and Donna Dickie decided to move across the country to retire in Rome, Georgia, for a whole host of reasons. What they learned when they researched their new home could help you or your loved ones make the crucial decision about where to live next.

Holiday hints: Gift wrapping and shipping tips from the experts
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - It’s that time of year again — when gift-givers everywhere struggle to get presents wrapped and shipped ahead of the holidays. If you are one of the many who need tips, inspiration or a little nudge, why not turn to the experts for great ideas this year?

Wednesday 12/02/2020
How to choose a safe, healthy senior living community
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - It’s understandable for anyone seeking a retirement community to have concerns about health and safety right now. Today’s unprecedented situation leaves many wondering — is it safe to live in a retirement community during a pandemic?

4 questions to ask before getting a new pet
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - One good thing about 2020? More people are fostering and adopting pets who need homes. And during the holidays, pet adoption increases even more because families have more time away from work and school.

A Closer Look at the Impact of COVID-19 on Hispanic and Latino Communities
Updated: December 05, 2020 - 2:32 am

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