This week millions of Americans will gather family and friends around the dinner table to give thanks. But for those preparing the meal, it can be a stressful time. Not to mention, for many it is the largest meal they have cooked all year, leaving plenty of room for mistakes that could cause foodborne illness.
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Work-life balance for working caregivers may be difficult. But you are not alone - among the 44 million unpaid elder caregivers in the US, 75% are employed.
Sally is 49 year old caregiver to her 90 year old mother with Alzheimer's Disease. Sally is also the mother of two teenage sons and she works full time supervising a multi-million dollar program. Between her job, taking her sons to after-school activities, and caring for her mother, she has little time for her own hobbies and interests. Lately she feels distracted at work, a problem referred to as "presenteeism."
Adding activity into your day is possible. Choose activities that you enjoy. Adults should aim for at least 21/2 hours or 150 minutes of physical activity each week. Every little bit adds up, and doing something is better than doing nothing. Most important -- have fun while being active!
1. Take 10
Do at least 10 minutes of activity at a time to reach your weekly goal. Walk the dog for 10 minutes before and after work and add a 10-minute walk at lunchtime.
2. Mix it up
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You've gone online to get the checklists, read the articles, joined the webinars, and gathered some really good disaster preparedness tools for your business. But what should you tackle first? Is it the financial protection that comes with good insurance coverage? Should your priority be protecting your employees? And how do you find the time to work on a disaster recovery plan?
New Factors Increase Importance of Mid-Year Check Up
The Internal Revenue Service today encouraged taxpayers to consider a mid-year tax withholding checkup following several new factors that could affect their refunds in 2017. Taking a closer look at the taxes being withheld can help ensure the right amount is withheld, either for tax refund purposes or to avoid an unexpected tax bill next year.