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Liz Weston: 3 steps to keep 'solo agers' happier and safer

Liz Weston: 3 steps to keep 'solo agers' happier and safer

Retirement coach Sara Zeff Geber visited several Northern California assisted living facilities to interview "solo agers" — people, either single or coupled, who don't have children to help them as they grow older.
At many facilities, she couldn't find any. That puzzled her until she realized that adult children ... (full story)


House calls make a return to Ohio thanks to NY-based healthcare company

After launching in Ohio more than a year ago, Landmark Health is bringing back house calls by medical professions for patients with chronic health problems.
Landmark started in New York in 2014 and now operates in 13 states. The Ohio and northern Kentucky area consists of 9,000 potential patients with Landmark now engaging a quar ... (full story)


Grazing a management tool on Lookout Mountain

Grazing a management tool on Lookout Mountain

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — Lookout Mountain is a multi-use area in Spearfish, and during favorable weather, multiple uses are visible every day, with hikers, mountain bikers, and others enjoying the recreational space. During certain months, cattle are also part of the mix of users on the mountain, and after re-examining this use ... (full story)


Rent of Buy?

Q: Is it reasonable to buy a house if I plan to move within a few years? -- E.W., Flagstaff, Arizona
A: It's a risky move for several reasons. For starters, home values don't always go up over short periods. Your house might fall in value, and when you want to sell, you could end up owing more on your mortgage than the home is wo ... (full story)


Best way to fight climate change? Plant a trillion trees

Best way to fight climate change? Plant a trillion trees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more.
And there's enough room, Swiss scientists say. Even with existing cities and farmland, there's enough space for new trees to cover 3.5 million square miles (9 million square kilometers), ... (full story)