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Strength in Numbers: How Your Association Membership Benefits You

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For many people, retirement is surprisingly one of the most stressful times in their entire lives. The sudden transition from a day filled with tasks working alongside peers to a life of leisure can be jarring and isolating. The good news: there’s a group of people with a similar background to you who are eager to have you join them (if you haven’t already). Your association! Whether you’re an...

New Season, New Sunglasses

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September might be here, but summer is still going strong – and so are the sun’s UV rays. Sunglasses with UV protection are critical to protect your eyes and even multiple other structures surrounding the eyes. Even eyelids can be damaged from the sun. One way to test if the UV protection in your sunglasses has expired is to buy a UV flashlight. Shine the light on some paper money. When the...

Why Life Insurance Is So Important

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We all know life insurance is important. Everyone acknowledges they would like the peace of mind of knowing that their family will be taken care of. But a recent report asserts that 37% of the population doesn’t own a life insurance policy in any amount. Life insurance isn’t an option, it’s a necessity. Here are some reasons why: Pay Off Debts: A life insurance policy can help pay off your...

A Can of Peas, A Bag of Rice, and A Determination That No One Should Go Hungry: A History of the First Food Bank

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A broken heart inspired John van Hengel to fill the stomachs of people in need. Born in Waupun, Wisconsin in 1923, van Hengel eventually was sent to Phoenix, Arizona for rehabilitation after he became partially paralyzed while breaking up a bar fight.  Upon recovering from his injuries (at 44, he even became the oldest public lifeguard in Phoenix), van Hengel vowed to dedicate his life to...

Should You Switch From Contact Lenses to Glasses in the Age of Covid-19?

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“Contact Tracing” is an important measure that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. “Contactless Pick-Up” can also keep you safe. Here’s another way to help stay safe: “Rethink Wearing Contact Lenses.” Experts report that switching from your contact lenses to glasses is worth considering, both for the risks of wearing contacts, and the protection that glasses can provide. The Risk of...

Ignore Your Gums And They’ll Go Away

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Maybe your first sign of the problem was tooth sensitivity. Maybe you noticed a tooth looks longer than normal. Most people are unaware the issue even exists because it occurs so gradually. But gum recession is not something you want to ignore. Gum recession is the process in which the gum tissue surrounding your teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth and/or its...

Can You Get Covid-19 Again? Experts Say It’s Unlikely.

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In early July, a handful of outlying reports appeared in some news publications with alarming headlines that implied immunity to COVID-19 is short-lived. Many people were alarmed by these articles and shared them with friends and family and also posted them across social media. However, the World Health Organization has issued guidance that reassures that this claim is based in worry, not science...

How To Make Sure Your Vote Counts

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Election season is here! With the current pandemic, take steps now to make sure your vote is counted: * Make sure you are registered to vote NOW * If you choose to vote by mail, register to do so NOW, and mail back your ballot EARLY. Or you may be able to drop off your mail-in ballot at your voting location, community drop box, or election office.    * If you choose to vote in person...

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