November 2021

Found 3 blog entries for November 2021.

Fire Preparedness: At Home Guide for Individuals With Disabilities

Did you know that fire is the third most common leading cause of death in the home? Unfortunately, more than 5,000 Americans die each year in a fire-related incident. With more than two million fires reported annually, having a plan in place and receiving early warning signs from a smoke detector are imperative to ensure a calm and timely evacuation from the home in case of a fire. By learning about fire safety, making your home fire safe, and planning escape routes, fire does not have to be as deadly as it has become.

Fire Preparedness: An at home Guide For Individuals with Disabilities

Statistics on Disabilities

There are over 43 million people in the United States and over one billion people in the world that live with a disability. In fact,

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What is Backyard Beekeeping?

Backyard beekeeping is not only a way to live and eat more sustainably, but it is a unique hobby that works towards protecting healthy bee populations. Thanks to backyard beekeeping and the ‘Save the Bees’ movement, bees are pollinators that are able to positively impact agriculture by improving crop yields. While most people may assume that beekeeping is an easy hobby, building a successful bee colony and keeping it healthy is actually a huge responsibility that takes a lot of time and effort. In fact, it can take years for a beekeeper to maintain a hive that is healthy and protected.

Backyard Beekeeping - What is backyard beekeeping and why keep bees in the first place?

Why Keep Bees?

Due to an increasing number of collapsing bee colonies over the past few years, beekeeping has turned into more of

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How To Declutter And Downsize: A Guide For Hoarders And Their Loved Ones 

Understanding Hoarding Disorder

Hoarding Disorder: A Guide to Decluttering and Downsizing for Hoarders and Their Loved Ones

What is Hoarding Disorder? 

Hoarding can be defined as the difficulty of discarding or getting rid of personal possessions and items no matter their actual significance or value. Normally associated with compulsive buying, those who suffer from hoarding disorder can be recognized due to the number of collected items in the home or the continued search for unique items. While the items that most hoarders collect vary, possessions such as newspapers, photographs, food, cardboard boxes, and clothing are among the most common items that are hoarded.

The most common symptoms of hoarding include: 

  • Not being able to get rid of

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