• July 7, 2020

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Show up for small businesses: 5 simple ways to support locally owned businesses

(BPT) - Small businesses are the backbone of the economy. Whether in a busy city or a sleepy suburb, we depend on the many beloved local shops and services that contribute to the vibrancy of our neighborhoods. Where we shop matters, and now more than ever small businesses need our support as they recover and rebuild from the effects of the pandemic.

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Monday 07/06/2020
Tips for Making Safe Digital Payments during the Pandemic
Posted: July 06, 2020

(BPT) - In a time of global crisis — pandemic, economic or political — fraudsters and scammers are willing and ready to prey on people. These ‘bad guys’ take advantage of vulnerabilities by offering false employment offers, bogus cures and treatments and fake promises of assistance and products.

To beat COVID-19, science must lead the way: An inside look at the development of a vaccine
Posted: July 06, 2020

(BPT) - Around the world, more than 10 million people have been infected with COVID-19, more than a half million have died, and thousands are still diagnosed daily. In an effort to stop its spread and eradicate COVID-19 forever, the global scientific community has been working together to develop a vaccine in record time.

Thursday 07/02/2020
Boating is booming: How to ride the wave of demand and get top dollar for your boat
Updated: July 07, 2020 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - Not only is it peak boating season, but the impact of COVID-19 has inspired a renewed interest in boats from coast-to-coast as people start getting outside and enjoying the water while maintaining social distancing.

6 Fun Facts About How People Are Snacking in Summer 2020
Updated: July 07, 2020 - 2:31 am

Wednesday 07/01/2020
Simple ideas for celebrating every day virtually
Updated: July 07, 2020 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - For most people, 2020 is a year of change. Remote work, social distancing and more have challenged people to find new ways to connect with each other. Fortunately, humans are resilient and their spirit for finding innovative ways to connect is alive and well.

Boost Your Retirement Income with Little-Known Benefits
Posted: July 01, 2020

(NewsUSA) - Retirement is a life-changing experience. For some older adults it can be relaxing, for others it can be energizing. Bu it should never be stressful.

Monday 06/29/2020
Healthcare heroes you haven’t heard about
Updated: July 07, 2020 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - As the country continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans are eager to celebrate healthcare workers on the front lines who cope with the disease every single day. You’ve probably heard countless stories of the amazing acts of kindness and courage exhibited by the doctors, nurses and other healthcare staff who are facing the virus head on.

How self-determination is changing elderly and disability care in the age of COVID-19
Updated: July 07, 2020 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - The threat of COVID-19 in nursing homes and assisted living facilities has led elderly individuals and people with disabilities or underlying health conditions to seek safer administration of their care. For some, the most desirable place to receive ongoing services is in their own homes. According to the CDC, in the age of COVID-19, your home is the safest place to be. Why then should care be any different?

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