Archive for June 27, 2018

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Jun

Choosin and Working With a Home Builder

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Finding a new home, Home builders, Single family homes

Are you planning on building your own home? Choosing a home builder can be a stressful part of the process, but if you get the right one you’ll take a lot of the burden off yourself. Since two in every five people in the United States strongly prefer having a newly-built home over buying existing houses for sale, you know there are plenty of home builders to choose from. Of course, we’ve all heard horror stories about homes builds. The majority of home builders, however, are very capable and professional: and never get into the news or those urban legend stories! Here are the six best tips for choosing and working with your home builder, so you can be sure you get the home you want.

  1. Know your build. What size of a home do you want, and what do you need specifically? Do you need things to move at the speed of light? Do you need your home to be as eco-friendly as possi
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Jun

Carbon Fiber Canes and Why You Should Get One

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Durable canes, Stylish canes, Walking sticks

Every year, one in four older adults will take a fall, and for over 50% of them that fall will happen in their own home where they least expect it. Two million of America’s seniors will have to visit an emergency room to be treated for injuries that took place when they fell. For the elderly, there are two causes of falls that are most common. One is dizziness when standing up or walking, and the other is simply unsteadiness. If you’re feeling increasingly unsteady as you age, or if you love someone who is going through this natural effect of aging, a carbon fiber cane can make all the difference.

  • Using canes is a normal part of aging for many people. Nearly 6.8 million people in the United States are using some kind of assistance device, like a cane, in order to improve mobility. In fact, almost 40% of people over 85 have to use a mobility device, wheth