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Winter storm power outages on the rise - 3 ways to prepare

Winter storms can wreak havoc on roads, homes and personal lives. However, facing hours of cleaning up fallen tree limbs, shoveling snow or being cooped up inside with antsy kids might be the least of your worries. Experts predict more frequent and severe storms could lead to lengthy power outages that could affect thousands of Americans this winter storm season.In fact, increasingly severe weather is the chief reason power outages are becoming more likely, according to a National Governors Association... read more
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How to host a senior guest in your home with success

Whether it's for a special occasion or just because, hosting an older adult in your home can be a wonderful experience with lots of memory-making potential. However, for a safe and successful visit, you may want to make a few adjustments to your home before they arrive to make it more senior-friendly."Spending time with aging parents or grandparents...
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5 helpers for hassle-free holiday hosting

While hosting the holidays can be a nerve-wracking experience, it doesnt have to completely derail the rest of the joy of the season. The truth is even the most veteran holiday hosts feel some anxiety leading up to the big day. Theres a ton to do and remembering it all can be hard. To simplify your life and...
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New survey unwraps holiday photo-taking insights among U.S. families

A photo with family and friends — ugly sweaters and all — is a holiday tradition. But getting everyone posed in front of the fireplace is just the first step. From selecting the right settings, to taking the photo, to sending it to our loved ones, so much goes into capturing the moment. At Samsung Electronics America, this...
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4 steps for a foolproof guide to holiday preparation

Although there is plenty of love circulating around the holiday season, the thought of entertaining in the comforts of your home can be a stressful factor that often feels like a massive responsibility. Luckily, culinary and design guru Athena Calderone of the popular lifestyle blog EyeSwoon can provide some advice and tips to transform you into the hostess...
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