How A Northland Coalition Is Helping Seniors Stay Balanced
Here’s a sobering stat: one-third of seniors 65 and older fall every year . Everyone is susceptible to falls. People of all ages trip, stumble and bump
10 Ways to Save Pollinators and Protect Our Food Supply
You can help save pollinators. Here are ten ways you can directly help pollinators and support National Wildlife Federation’s efforts to protect and restore these critically important wildlife species.
Five Tips for Successful Thrift Store Shopping
When people step foot into my funky home, one of the first things they ask is, "Where do you find all of this stuff?" After I tell them that most of what we own has been found at thrift stores, they then beg me to take them with me next time I go
Answer the Call
After witnessing a very powerful moment earlier this week, January 29th is now an important day for me for two reasons. First and foremost, this year I got to spend most of the day in the beautiful town of Pinckneyville, Illinois with two wonderful people - George and Betty Culley who run Least of the Brethren
Useful Study Reveals Generational Differences in What Engages Donors
The new report from Abila suggests it’s worthwhile to offer a variety of approaches to engagement to welcome donors of every age.
Ann Curry learns a family secret on the PBS series, 'Finding Your Roots'
Journalist Ann Curry, who graduated from the University of Oregon, makes a dramatic discovery on "Finding Your Roots."
How to Make a Presbyterian Cocktail
If you are looking for a refreshing drink that will cool you off in the hot summer then try out the Presbyterian Cocktail. This wonderful summer drink has got everything to lift you up when the sun is draining you. The Presbyterian is basically considered as a classic cocktail because it is old fashioned in …
10 Tips for Better Sleep After Brain Injury
Does it really matter if you get enough sleep? Yes! It may matter even more if you’re recovering from a brain injury as sleep disturbances are common. This makes it harder for those with a TBI to get the quantity and quality of sleep they need.Any brain injury — mild to severe — can lead to changes in sleep. These changes can affect you physically, mentally and emotionally. Deepening depression and anxiety, increased irritability, lack of energy, problems remembering things and a drop in one’s sense of well-being are some effects of troubled sleep.Making simple changes to your behavior and environment — sleep schedule, bedtime habits, daily lifestyle choices — can resolve some sleep problems. Defense…
How to Meal Prep for the Week on a Budget
Broke and starving? There's a fix for that. Next week, try budgeting and planning your meals so you can do pre-prep, thus saving valuable time.