A Memorial Day Tribute. . .

The story goes that an unnamed World War II soldier wrote a prayer to St. Peter on the wall of his hospital room. Singer Edwin McCain took that prayer and put it to music.  It is a beautiful tribute to all our fallen service members this Memorial Day. Let them love Peter, For they’ve had… Read More »

Taking It One Day at a Time

In our community and around the country, countless people are adapting to a new way of doing things. Many people are now working from home, at least temporarily, or they may have been furloughed or laid off. Those who are already retired may find themselves with less to do. But no matter your situation, we’re… Read More »

FOR FUN: 3 Incredible Thrift Store Finds

Thrift and antique stores are often packed with objects no one wants. But in the mix of Depression-era glassware, dusty books, and vintage clothing, you can find treasure. Sometimes, you just have to look very closely. Here are three thrift store finds that were later discovered to be something amazing. The Declaration of Independence Though… Read More »

Spring-Clean Your Finances

With the arrival of spring comes the annual tradition of spring-cleaning. You clean out your home and organize your garage — at least, you try to. But with all the tidying up, are you also “spring-cleaning” your finances? Cleaning up your finances every year is just as important as organizing your home. It’s an excellent… Read More »

Two Ways to Cut the Stress Out of Estate Planning

From my perspective, the goal of estate planning is to provide peace of mind. It’s a way to ease the burden for your loved ones in the future. Many families end up in a situation where they’re dealing with countless people and challenges following the passing of a loved one. When an estate plan isn’t… Read More »

Preparing older and sick loved ones for flu and coronavirus

We are following the news about Coronavirus and a second burst of the traditional flu that’s impacting people in our community. While we don’t believe that anyone should panic, we do want to encourage those with older loved ones or loved ones with weakened immune systems to be prepared. The CDC is encouraging everyone to have… Read More »

Feel Like You Can’t Do DIY Projects Anymore?

Check Out These 3 Power Tools   As you age, it can be harder to tackle the home projects you once did without a second thought. That said, just because they appear harder doesn’t mean they’re impossible to do. And, luckily, with age comes experience; you know how to get a job done faster and… Read More »