Anything you donate needs to be reusable. Here are some more donation tips and some common misconceptions about Goodwill.
Many of the best home treadmill options now have smart features, like full integration with streaming services, preset workouts and access to live workout programs with live incline and decline.
The next time you embark on a big cleaning spree, check the expiration date on that bottle you’ve had stashed in the cabinet for years. Then f…
A small amount of bleach can typically be diluted in water and poured down the sink. For larger amounts, check if there are any disposal instructions printed on the container. If not, call your local hazardous-waste-disposal facility for their recommendations.
In short, yes, cleaning products can expire: “Like many products purchased at the grocery store, cleaning products can degrade over time,” says Brian Sansoni, senior vice president of communications, outreach and membership at the American Cleaning Institute.
Expired surface cleaning sprays and dishwashing liquids likely won’t damage the surfaces they’re intended to be used on, but they simply won’t clean as effectively. You may have to use a little more of the product or clean for longer to get the same results.
The easiest way to tell if your cleaning supplies are expired is to check the date printed on the bottle or box. If there isn’t any expiration date, there may be a manufacture date — then use the general guide below to determine if the product is expired.
Here are five of her tips for living well in your later years.
Given a long enough time horizon, investing just a little bit each week can add up to a substantial nest egg.
Whether you’re pushed into it or have time to make a plan, following these steps can help you transition your business from a side hustle to self-employment.
As people get older, their pillbox often gets larger. Many people take multiple pills each day, some of them prescribed many years ago. This raises the risk of not only harmful drug interactions but also dangerous side effects. Prescriptions need to be updated regularly, because your body may react differently to drugs if your weight or your metabolism changes.
Many older adults who didn’t grow up with computers and other gadgets might be hesitant to embrace electronic tools. But learning to use them can bring health benefits, says Dr. Salamon. During the pandemic, telemedicine has become a valuable way for people to connect with their doctors and keep tabs on their health. Computers can also help people stay connected with friends and family.
One of the conditions people fear the most as they get older is dementia. While your risk of Alzheimer’s disease is largely out of your control, other types of dementia are preventable, says Dr. Salamon. The health of your brain, like your heart, is largely the product of your lifestyle habits.
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Instead of paying thousands up front or over the course of a multiyear contract to have dozens of devices installed by professionals, you can set up your own system for a few hundred dollars.
If you’re on the fence in the debate on whether or not to hire a professional, consider these five points that cover some arguments “for” and a few “against.”
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