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9 Safety Tips for National Burn Awareness Week Posted on Feb 4

9 Safety Tips for National Burn Awareness Week

The smell of cookies baking in the oven or tasty sauces simmering on the stovetop is hard to resist for adults and children alike. However, before you dip your finger into the pot to taste that delicious soup, know that scalds from cooking liquids, grease,   …Continue Reading 9 Safety Tips for National Burn Awareness Week

Housing Services for Massachusetts Senior Citizens Posted on Jan 9

Housing Services for Massachusetts Senior Citizens

Everyone shares concerns about caring for their parents, grandparents, and loved ones as they reach retirement age and beyond. In Massachusetts there are public and private housing options that address seniors’ different needs, from independent living and active senior communities to assisted living, continuing care, and nursing   …Continue Reading Housing Services for Massachusetts Senior Citizens

8 Winter Energy-Saving Tips Posted on Nov 12

8 Winter Energy-Saving Tips

During the winter months, it’s tempting to crank the heat and hibernate, but doing this can make electric or gas bills soar. Luckily, there are several simple ways to conserve energy and keep costs down when it’s cold outside. Additionally, Massachusetts offers fuel assistance programs   …Continue Reading 8 Winter Energy-Saving Tips

4 Facts on Lead Poisoning and How to Prevent It Posted on Oct 22

4 Facts on Lead Poisoning and How to Prevent It

October 20-26 is National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, during which the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) highlights the dangers of lead and the steps you can take to protect yourself and your family. While lead exposure has serious health implications, it is entirely preventable. The federal   …Continue Reading 4 Facts on Lead Poisoning and How to Prevent It

Helping Victims of Domestic Violence Break Free from the Abuse Posted on Oct 17

Helping Victims of Domestic Violence Break Free from the Abuse

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The nation’s response has come a long way in recent years; what was once viewed as a private family matter with little or no police intervention is now recognized as an issue of national concern. This year’s presidential   …Continue Reading Helping Victims of Domestic Violence Break Free from the Abuse

8 Tips to Stay Cool While Saving Energy and Money Posted on Aug 1

8 Tips to Stay Cool While Saving Energy and Money

Everybody likes saving money, but it can be difficult to reduce one’s electric bill while battling the heat we’ve experienced thus far this summer. After all, it can be tempting to blast the air conditioner and turn your house into an icebox to escape the   …Continue Reading 8 Tips to Stay Cool While Saving Energy and Money

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Posted on Jul 16

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Climate change and global warming pose threats to the planet for future generations but we can help limit damage to the earth by reducing the amount of natural resources we consume. By choosing to reduce, reuse, or recycle the packaging and products you use on   …Continue Reading Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

3 Things to Consider as a First-Time Homebuyer in Massachusetts Posted on Apr 30

3 Things to Consider as a First-Time Homebuyer in Massachusetts

Spring is a popular time to think about purchasing a home, and as a first-time homebuyer in Massachusetts, you may have questions about the process. Luckily, there are state and federal programs to help you through it, including assistance with down payments – being a   …Continue Reading 3 Things to Consider as a First-Time Homebuyer in Massachusetts

Spring Cleaning Posted on Mar 21

Spring Cleaning

Despite a winter that has overstayed its welcome, spring actually began yesterday, March 20. Even though there may still be snow on the ground, it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning to welcome in the new season. For the home: Dreams of home improvement   …Continue Reading Spring Cleaning

Winter isn’t over yet: Stay warm! Posted on Mar 11

Winter isn’t over yet: Stay warm!

It may be March, but it isn’t spring yet… As recent snow storms prove, Massachusetts winters can be long and unpredictable. Heating your home can be a costly endeavor, but for some there may be help. If you meet the requirements, you may be eligible   …Continue Reading Winter isn’t over yet: Stay warm!