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2nd Texas Summit on Elder Financial Exploitation


The Better Business Bureau Education Foundation of Greater Houston presents the 2nd Texas Summit on Elder Financial Exploitation on Friday, October 17th, 2014. This event examines newly emerging research on why older persons may be more susceptible to financial abuse. Additionally, you can learn about programs on how to prevent elder financial abuse, prosecute the...
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What to look for when trying to find a new home


“There’s no place like home.” Over 70 years ago, Dorothy couldn’t have said it any better in the timeless classic, The Wizard of Oz. Home is a pleasant, comfortable, and loving place that can never be replaced. ...
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What makes your house a home?


What makes your house a home?  Perhaps it’s the warmth of the atmosphere, as reflected in your home furnishings.  Each decoration is part of an intricate ensemble. Here are some ways to update your home, making it feel fresh while keeping your favorite pieces of furniture: Choose a consistent design, theme, overall feeling, or color scheme to...
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Heat Related Illnesses in Pets


During the summer months cats and dogs, just like their masters, can experience heat related illness.  Cats and dogs cannot release heat by sweating from their bodies because they are covered in dense fur.  The only way they can release heat is through their mouth by panting, or cats may expel some heat through their...
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What happens after the hospital?


The most common hospital setting in America provides short-term acute care for patients with pressing health issues – emergencies or surgeries brought on by illness or accident. The immediate goal is to stabilize the patient and begin the recovery process. For many of these patients, a quick recovery is unrealistic. They need continued care. ...
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