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Safety Issues for Seniors at Home

From Safety is often a top priority for seniors, whether they live alone or not. As people get older it becomes more difficult for them to do a number of tasks they used to take for granted. There are many things that can easily be overlooked with regard to safety issues around the home… Read more »

Helping a Senior Safely Survive Allergy Season

From Thanks to an unusually warm winter, allergy season has come early this year. As pollen fills the air weeks ahead of schedule, people afflicted by seasonal allergies are beginning to groan. Like many millions of Americans, the elderly are not exempt from the stuffy noses and watery eyes that accompany allergies. But, unlike… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Black Bean Nacho Pizza

From Everyday Health  SERVINGS: 6   |  TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 45 min Ingredients 1 cup(s) beans, black rinsed 1/2 cup(s) pepper(s), red sweet, roasted chopped 1 clove(s) garlic medium, quartered 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon salt cornmeal for dusting 1 cup(s) cheese, Monterey Jack shredded 2 medium tomato(es), plum diced 4 medium scallion(s) (green onions) thinly sliced 1/4 cup(s) olives, black chopped, pitted 2… Read more »

What is the “Federal Funds Rate”?

Written by:  Jamie Kresge, Abington Financial Group In December 2015, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the federal funds target rate to a range of 0.25% to 0.50%, the first shift from the rock-bottom 0% to 0.25% level where it had remained since December 2008. The federal funds rate is the interest rate at which… Read more »