Men and women know that adjustments must be made as they get older.
Prescription medications are a necessity for many people. The American Academy of Family Physicians says that, each week, four out of five adults in the United States will use prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs and/or various supplements. Approximately one-third of adults take five or more medications at the same time.
Games are as popular as ever. For evidence of that, one need look no further than his or her own smartphone. The number of hours people spend playing games on their smartphones might surprise even the most ardent players.
Individuals change jobs for many reasons, including greater professional satisfaction, money or a change of location. The financial experts at The Balance say that people change jobs more frequently than many people may think, noting today’s average worker changes jobs 12 times during his or her career.
It is becoming increasingly difficult for many small farms to stay in business. Profit margins are tight because of high operating costs, local/global price fluctuations and unpredictable weather patterns.
Lewis Jett has been studying horticulture and pest management for 10 years, and he can’t recall a time when farmers had to deal with more extreme weather conditions and new environmental threats.
Children experience many firsts as they make their way through infancy and into childhood. Parents often remember their child's first word and the day they took their first step, as both are major milestones in youngsters' lives.
Parents can employ various strategies, including assigning chores, to instill a sense of responsibility in their children. The natural segue from chores is to offer compensation for the jobs that children are doing.
The classrooms of yesteryear are distant memories. Gone are chalkboards, which have made way for smartboards. Even textbooks are slowly being phased out in deference to online curricula. Modern classrooms are outfitted with digital devices that connect students to the internet. Each of these changes might surprise parents who haven't stepped foot inside a classroom in decades.
Preparing kids for school takes more than vaccines and backpacks. Bullying and technology look different than they did a few decades ago, and the Internet has ushered in a new age of misinformation and anxiety.
Glance at a typical family schedule and you would no doubt see that afternoons are jam-packed and many children -- even the youngest among them -- have full itineraries of structured after-school activities.
The 65th annual Fayette County Fair runs July 25-Aug. 3, bringing thousands of people to the fairgrounds in Dunbar Township where they can enjoy the best in local agriculture and entertainment.
Bragging rights are on the line for a number of contests held each year at the Fayette County Fair, allowing the public an opportunity to participate in competitions that range from apple pie to decorating round bales and – new this year – horseshoe pitching.