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May 2008

Boomers love to garden

Baby boomers enjoy gardening because they like making their homes attractive and it helps them relax. Gardening also provides a form of exercise for health-conscious boomers. A survey by the National Gardening Association found that boomers make up about 64 percent of gardening retail sales, according to an Associated Press... Read more →


Hearing loss a serious health issue for boomers

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month. The annual event is designed to raise awareness and promote treatment of communications disorders. These disorders include hearing loss, Tinnitus (ringing in the ears), difficulty with swallowing or balance, stuttering, delayed language, or voice problems. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association sponsors Better Hearing and... Read more →


Mortgage fraud skyrockets; be wary if you're making any kind of mortgage deal

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a new report stating mortgage fraud is increasing dramatically. Consumers need to be aware of scams involving mortgages, according to an article by consumeraffairs.com. The report describes a 176 percent leap in mortgage fraud investigations in the past five years. That includes a... Read more →