How quickly we forget

submitted by Gary Selleck, owner, C and C Family Roofing

What a terrific summer we just had. The weather was sunny and the temperature was moderate. A truly picture perfect way to spend the summer. The winter months seem so distant so we are forgetting how awful this past winter was. Remember having to shovel almost every day, temperatures constantly in the teens to low 20’s and an overall feeling that the winter would never end?

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Be careful when making changes to your will

submitted by E. Garrett Gummer, III, Esquire, and Maureen L. Anderson, Esquire, www.GummerElderLaw.com

If an estate plan isn’t kept current, it can become useless. You should always make sure your will is up to date with your wishes, your financial circumstances, and current tax and other laws.

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Adult day care can provide a much-needed break for caregivers

submitted by E. Garrett Gummer, III, Esquire, and Maureen L. Anderson, Esquire, www.GummerElderLaw.com

Caregiving is hard work, and it’s easy for caregivers to become exhausted. Adult day care centers provide care and companionship in a group setting to seniors who need supervision during the day, allowing their caregivers to go to work or take a much-needed break. There are about 4,600 such programs in the U.S., according to the National Adult Day Services Association.

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Avoid ‘ice dams’ before the cold weather comes

submitted by Gary Selleck, owner, C and C Family Roofing

Have you ever noticed after a moderate to heavy snowfall that you have icicles hanging off the edge of the roof? Most people think that the icicles add to the overall holiday appearance of their home. What most people fail to realize is the hidden damage these icicles may be causing to your home.

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Preplanning a service when a loved is imminently ill

submitted by Jason “Oz” Oszczakiewicz, Owner/Supervisor, Varcoe-Thomas Funeral Home of Doylestown, Inc.

Preplanning a funeral when a loved one is imminently ill or on Hospice can be difficult for surviving family members. Coping with decisions about care, meetings with caregivers and professionals, and medical devices is very time consuming. There is also the task of planning a service for a loved one ahead of time that can be very stressful and confusing. Discussing these decisions with a loved one who is very ill can also be emotionally draining and hard to discuss with the loved one who is ill.

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How to deal with a deceased loved one’s debt collectors

submitted by E. Garrett Gummer, III, Esquire, and Maureen L. Anderson, Esquire, www.GummerElderLaw.com

The last thing anyone wants after a death in the family is calls from debt collectors. So it’s important to know what a person’s creditors can (and cannot) legally do, and how to protect yourself and your family from improper or deceptive practices.

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How to deal with a deceased loved one’s debt collectors

submitted by E. Garrett Gummer, III, Esquire, and Maureen L. Anderson, Esquire, www.GummerElderLaw.com

The last thing anyone wants after a death in the family is calls from debt collectors. So it’s important to know what a person’s creditors can (and cannot) legally do, and how to protect yourself and your family from improper or deceptive practices.

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The Funeral.com era

submitted by Jason “Oz” Oszczakiewicz, Owner/Supervisor, Varcoe-Thomas Funeral Home of Doylestown, Inc.

Today, many people utilize the Internet to buy different products and services, to acquire information and to seek answers to questions. Though it is a valuable and vast resource the information is not always correct, nor reliable, and at its worst, websites may take advantage of people. Sadly, this practice can apply to a funeral site as easily as any other that offers products and services and at a family’s most vulnerable time, when a death has just occurred.

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What shingle is the right shingle for my roof?

submitted by Gary Selleck, owner, C and C Family Roofing

When it’s time to have your roof replaced, there is frequently confusion with all the material types and components. You can get lost in the details and find it intimidating to ask questions for fear of taking too much of the salesman’s time or looking foolish. How do you choose a roof shingle without breaking the bank?

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Sandwich time in the spring!

submitted by Baci Ristorante Italiano

Ingredients:

Chicken breasts pounded flat

Olive oil

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