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Hundreds enjoy Phillips Old Home Days parade

Hundreds enjoy Phillips Old Home Days parade
The Phillips Historical Society next to the church will feature an arts and crafts sale until 3 p.m. Other events include a lumbering competition, a road race, a bike race, a frog-jumping contest, a guided tour on the Fly Rod Crosby Trail, train rides …
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Hartford Stage premieres "An Opening in Time" opening Sept. 17
The most recent credits of Director Butler, a founder and co-Artistic Director of The Debate Society, include Will Eno's The Open House (OBIE Award for Best Direction, Lucille Lortel Award for Best Play); tick, tick . . . BOOM! for City Center Encores …
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Retaining Independence Through Home Care

With the many advances constantly taking place in the field of health and medicine, Americans are living longer than ever before. The life expectancy rate for males and females in the United States is between 75 and 80 years. A simple but unfortunate fact of life that everyone must face, is that upon growing older, it becomes difficult to keep up with all of the everyday activities that are natural parts of living-cooking, cleaning, running errands, etc. For many seniors, the thought of relinquishing these simple but meaningful parts of life for the confinement of a nursing home is devastating. Receiving home care services, however, can significantly reduce the loss of personal freedom, and help seniors retain a sense of independence.

Practicing good nutrition is always an important part of life. Having a healthy and well balanced diet becomes even more crucial upon aging. One of the main benefits of home care, is the help that seniors receive in the kitchen. Whether one prefers to avoid the kitchen all together, or just needs a little bit of help, home care professionals can make sure that seniors are receiving the necessary nutrients to continue to remain as healthy as possible. As cooking becomes more difficult, many people fall into the habit of eating too many processed foods and empty calories. Eating well is crucial to well-being, and proper care at home makes that possible.

Living in a clean home is a vital part of remaining healthy, especially as one’s immune system is weakened by age. Some chores simply become too onerous for many seniors to be able to complete. Housekeeping services are an integral part of proper home care. By helping seniors have clean bathrooms, kitchens, and general living areas, care aides at home make sure that seniors can feel comfortable and stay healthy in a clean home.

There are many different options for seniors to consider, when it comes to choosing the best home care program. A great deal of research should be done, in order to find the best program for you or your loved one. Look at testimonials to see what patients have said about different programs. Networking and talking to people you know who are already receiving this service can be the best way to find the right company. Compare the cost of different services. For those who worry about the financial aspects of home care, government aide and non-profit options are available.

The important thing is staying happy, healthy, and independent. Home care is a great way to make the later years of life as joyful and productive as the years that brought you there.

The Foundation for Senior Living one of the most personalized and caring services for home health care Phoenix has to offer. (http://www.fsl.org)

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Historical Home in Society Hill, South Carolina

Historical Home in Society Hill, South Carolina

The Enoch Hanford House, locally known as Cedar Lawn is presently on the National Register of Historic Places. It is believed to have been built between 1800…
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530 Spruce Street in Philadelphia's Society Hill

Philadelphia’s Society Hill neighborhood is brimming with historical homes that line blocks of 18th and 19th century streetscapes. Here’s a look at one home …
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Home Field Humbling: Toronto FC stunned by New England Revolution

Home Field Humbling: Toronto FC stunned by New England Revolution
For a brief period in Toronto FC's history there was an idea that BMO Field was a sort of fortress, where the club earned the vast majority of its points. It may have been the turf, but at any rate that idea no longer exists. Even in their best season …
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Human Needs, Dirty Deeds
The all too brief era of Bert Berns' career (1960-1967) was a time of great change and upheaval in America. As the civil rights movement … But along with making music and making history, there was also making money. This meant being cozy with the Mob …
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Petit retires 46th straight to set MLB record
SAN FRANCISCO — Andrew Susac's innocent mistake reflected the absence of fuss surrounding Yusmeiro Petit's pursuit of history. After Colorado's Brandon Barnes took a called … Petit, 29, began amassing his record total at the end of a July 22 start …
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Comfortable Canzler looking forward to next year
Come mid-February, Canzler wants to be heading to Clearwater, Fla., as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies organization. Canzler … Once signed by the Phillies and assigned to the IronPigs, he was assured by manager Dave Brundage and hitting coach …
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REMODELING Launches Home for Life Virtual Home Tour

Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 12, 2013

REMODELING magazine announces today the launch of Home for Life 2013, a virtual home tour that showcases how to remodel a home to save money and live well throughout the retirement years.

The first of the 80 million baby boomers turned 65 years old in January 2010which means nearly 30 percent of the U.S. population is now entering their retirement years. A recent survey conducted by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) revealed that 84 percent of boomers would like to stay in their current homes during retirement, but only 16 percent have taken any steps to adapt their home for retirement.

The photo-realistic online virtual tour is now open at http://www.homeforlife2013.com and shows before-and-after photos and changes for the most-cost effective remodeling projects including the kitchen, bathroom, master bedroom, front entrance and more. The virtual tour shows homeowners and remodelers how to:

Where can I buy the dvd ‘Warner Home Video Philadelphia Eagles: The Complete History’ where there’s…

Question by I REALLY want an answer: Where can I buy the dvd ‘Warner Home Video Philadelphia Eagles: The Complete History’ where there’s…
What store can I buy the dvd ‘Warner Home Video Philadelphia Eagles: The Complete History’ from where there’s shipping so the dvd will arrive for Christmas??!

Best answer:

Answer by filstoy71
Probably nowhere. Not even Amazon has it in stock.
there is one on ebay. I would contact this guy and make sure he could get it to you in time but he says he has it in hand.
FYE.com says they have it in stock but I doubt it.
http://cgi.ebay.com/Philadelphia-Eagles-The-Complete-History-2-Disc-DVD_W0QQitemZ250061151079QQihZ015QQcategoryZ617QQrdZ1QQssPageNameZWD1VQQcmdZViewItem

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Why is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania one of the home cities of professional wrestling?

Question by ★ ‘Golden Greatness’ ★ Chris Vincoti: Why is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania one of the home cities of professional wrestling?
With Philadelphia’s mass popularity of independent circuit fans and major circuit fans, why is it so popular among professional wrestling and why is it considered one of the “home cities” to professional wrestling?

Best answer:

Answer by suicide_dive2003
It’s not just wrestling, Philadelphia is well known for having the most loyal and dedicated fans of any sport, whether it be Wrestling, Hockey, Football etc… Even to this day, Philadelphia is still the city that wrestling organizations, whether big or small, try to win over. I don’t know why it’s that way, it just seems to be tradition with that city and it should be tradition in every city. I live in Albuquerque, home of some of the worst fans in history, they only support a team if they are winning but if they’re losing, they won’t show the least bit of support. Philadelphia doesn’t care, win or lose, they’ll support their teams.

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On the Market: Historic Rittenhouse row home for $2695000

On the Market: Historic Rittenhouse row home for 95000
A Delancey Place mansion, which has rich history dating back to the Civil War, is on the market for the first time in two-and-a-half decades for $ 2,695,000. The Rittenhouse row home, located at 1810 Delancey Place, was given as a present from the city …
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Law student goes to Gitmo
According to Stern, this was only the second time in the history of the al-Qaida trials where a detainee had to be forcibly removed from court. He said the detainee was yelling “this … Lindsay Rittenhouse can be reached at lindsay.rittenhouse@student …
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Maryland & Washington, DC’s Best Pick Home Service Companies Published


Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 02, 2013

Independent research firm EBSCO Research has published its annual home services guide, Best Pick Reports. The report highlights A-rated home service companies in the Maryland and Washington, DC metro area. The featured companies represent over 40 different home service categories, including electricians, roofers, HVAC, and plumbers. Inclusion in Best Pick Reports is exclusively through invitation.

Best Pick certification requires an A-rating based on over 100 telephone interviews conducted by the in-house research staff. The company conducts thousands of these interviews each year with homeowners who have had recent experiences with local home service providers. All companies must also hold proper insurance and licenses required by the state. In addition to meeting EBSCO Researchs standards, every company must requalify each year in order to be considered for the distinction again. Congratulations to the following Maryland and Washington, DC companies that received the 2013 honor:

A Cleaner Carpet Cleaner

Airwiz Clean Air

Amazing Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.

American Pest

American Windows & Siding of VA Inc.

Annapolis Painting Services

Appliance Repair Leaders

AquaGuard Waterproofing

Arundel Cooling & Heating Company Inc.

B.O.G. Pest Control

Bay Breeze Heating and Cooling, Inc.

Benchmark Painting & Carpentry, Inc.

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

Better Than Wood

Blades of Green

Blake & Sons Moving & Storage, Inc.

Central Glass, Inc.

Central Roofing, Siding & Windows Co.

Certified, Inc.

Closet America

Colonial Electric Co., Inc.

Connor’s Termite & Pest Protection

CroppMetcalfe

East Coast Landscape Design

Extra Clean, Inc.

Fred C. Johnson Co., Inc.

Gaithersburg Garage Door Inc.

Grove Heating & Cooling

Gutter Helmet Systems

Hands On Painters, Inc.

Harry & Sons Roofing

High’s Chimney Service Inc.

Hydro-Tech Irrigation

Interior Guards

Interstate Irrigation & Lighting

James A. Wheat & Sons

James L. Graves Construction

James Vito, Inc.

JJM Home Improvements

Junk King

KEVCO Building Services Inc.

Klappenberger & Son

Kolb Electric, Inc.

Len The Plumber

Maid Bright

McKendree Moving & Storage, Inc.

Metropolitan Exteriors, Inc.

Mulheron Tree Experts, Inc.

NV Waterproofing

O’Connor’s Painting Service, Inc.

Preferred Siding, Inc.

Professional Parking Lot Striping Inc.

Pure Air Service LLC

Purofirst of Metropolitan Washington

Roof Masters

Rothstein Designs, LLC

Super Lawns

Superior Steam Cleaners Inc.

The Arborist Inc.

The Care of Trees

The Davey Tree Expert Company

The Hardscape Store

Thompson Creek Window Company

Tri-County Fence & Decks

TriStar Electric

Trunnell Electric

Ultimate Flooring Design Center

Value Dry

Welsh Roofing Company, LLC

Wilcox Electric, LLC

Williams Professional Painting

Window Nation

Windows Plus, LLC

Winston’s Chimney Service

Your 1 Plumber

EBSCO Research is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc. and, as an independent research firm, has been documenting the performance of home service companies since 1997. EBSCO Research publishes annual reports to aid homeowners in what can be a difficult search for quality contractors and home service providers. As General Manager Greg Robb recently wrote, The sole purpose of our business is to legitimately identify the best companies in an industry often known for producing more than its fair share of unsatisfied customers.

The Best Pick Reports publication not only profiles top-rated companies, but it also features industry insight and helpful tips that homeowners should know before starting a project. To reach homeowners with this valuable information, EBSCO Research delivers thousands of copies of Best Pick Reports to Maryland and Washington, DC homes through direct mail each year. The research results, insight, and tips can also be found at BestPickReports.com, where homeowners can request a free hard copy of Best Pick Reports.