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Actor and producer Joey Travolta says when organizations overlook people with disabilities when hiring, they miss out on excellent workers.

GuideStar connects donors and grantmakers to non-profit organizations.

Angela Briguglio has always lived within an easy drive of coastal waters. Born in Boston, she moved to Florida for a decade in her late teens, spent 20

GLOVERSVILLE —A downtown building that partially collapsed earlier this year will be torn down. Mayor Dayton King confirmed this morning that David Eager of Two Great Guys has agreed to have the building at 12-18 S. Main St. razed. King said a team from the city negotiated with Eager, and said Eager has also agreed to pay for the city’s legal fees. King said in a Facebook statement Tuesday that the building owner has agreed to hire a local excavator to demolish the…

With a monster blizzard expected to blanket the Northeast from Philadelphia to northern New England, millions of Americans will be navigating icy roads and sidewalks for days to come. Even heavy snow boots may not keep you upright on frozen walkways and stairs. There is good news: If you find yourself slipping, remember “tuck and roll." If you feel yourself losing balance, tuck into a ball, ma

Glaucoma 101: Normally, the eye fluid flows out of the front part of the eye through the pupil and then is absorbed into the bloodstream through a meshwork of drainage canals around the outer edge...

High doses of flaxseed oil supplements may help to improve symptoms of dry eyes.

Alzheimer's patients who have cataract surgery have health benefits that include better sleep and less depressed mood.

Did you know that 1 in 3 adults 65 and over will fall each year? Sometimes they're lucky and can walk away unscathed, but for many, falls can be devastating.

Most people who wear contact lenses say they know about of the wear and care recommendations, but almost none actually comply with these procedures, a new study shows.

SYRACUSE, N.Y., USA: Nearly 600 Aspen Dental-branded practices in 35 states donated a combined $30,795 to the Oral Cancer Foundation (OCF) as the result of an oral cancer screening program held in April as part of Oral Cancer Awareness Month. During April, Aspen Dental practices contributed $5 for each adjunctive oral cancer screening conducted.

Arthritis can make it challenging to maintain mobility and independence. Learn how our in-home nurses and caregivers can help.

As we age, our risk of developing type 2 diabetes increases. Learn about diabetes symptoms, prevention, and care in this FAQ from BrightStar Care.

BrightStar Care provides a guide of tips and services, as well as an introduction to how a local care team can help you or your loved one stay safe.

WebMD reports on new research showing that eating fruit may help prevent diabetic retinopathy.

Converting existing designs to Grid without breaking in non-grid browsers

BrightStar Care earns The Joint Commission's 2016 Enterprise Champion for Quality Award, recognizing efforts to deliver high quality, in-home care.

Important: Due to the work-in-progress nature of the Selectors Level 4 Draft, there's a chance that things included in this post will change or disappear. This post was written following the guidelines of the January 20th, 2017 draft. CSS just turned 20 years old and some people still write it as if it was 2002. I've always felt this powerful language was often left behind in the project development process and seen as something that just needed to be done, without worrying about…

Links make the web work. They also have some of the strictest limits for styling in CSS due to security concerns. Designers and typographers have long complained that the default presentation of links can affect text legibility, reducing user interaction. The good news is that the CSS specification now directly addresses these issues, improving the look of links and their usability.

The best way to convert a user on a mobile landing page is to provide a clear description of what you’re offering. Read more »

Learn more about Alzheimer’s just in time for Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Click to read five frequently asked questions from BrightStar Care.

(Mayo Clinic) When Alzheimer’s begins in middle age, misdiagnosis may be more likely. This rare form of Alzheimer’s affects work, finances and family. Early-onset Alzheimer’s is a…

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If you’re looking for ways to spend time with your parent, look no further than music. Get inspired with these music activities from BrightStar Care.

Lee Anne Stradford, 51, is a caregiver for her mother, Gloria, 81, who suffers from dementia. All this month, National Family Caregivers Month, T...

A scientific statement from the American Heart Association concludes that high blood pressure can raise the risk of cognitive impairment in later life.

While family caregiving is an intensely personal issue, it is critically important to the well-being of our aging U.S. population, families and society — and must be taken seriously as a critical issue of public policy. That’s according to a recent report on family caregiving for older adults from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The report, developed and authored by a 19-member expert…

Learn how exercise and a healthy lifestyle may protect the brain. As you age, physical activity may help improve memory and prevent Alzheimer's disease.

A new study of 3050 twins finds moderately vigorous physical activity - i.e., more strenuous than walking - to be associated with better cognition in a 25-year follow-up.

Facts & Stats about malnutrition you probably didn't know, including who it affects, symptoms & how to treat it.