What Happens To Your Facebook Page After You Pass Away?

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Facebook: An Essential Tool Facebook has become an essential tool to connect with friends and family.  When something good happens, or you want to share a picture of your family, for millions of Americans, Facebook is the media upon which they share.  While we share good things on Facebook, life is not all a “bed…

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Additional Boosters and Updated Vaccine Guidelines

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As COVID-19 vaccine technology and learning advances, the FDA is adjusting its guidance (which is a good thing).   Today, the FDA announced updated vaccine guidance, including when additional boosters should be administered.  If you would like to view the FDA guidance, click here.   Since the FDA press release with the new guidance is a bit…

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How Will You Be Remembered

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As I get older, I often wonder how I will be remembered after I die.  What will I leave behind that will be of lasting value?  A long time ago, I started creating my legacy without realizing it.  Below are some of my experiences and some guidelines so that you can take control of how…

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Avoid Cheap “Will Mills”

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We have all seen the advertisements… Are Will Mills Worth It If They Are Free? Online “will mills” are undoubtedly cheap, but are they worth it even if free?  The short answer is getting a will for $19.95 seems like a great deal, unless you need the will to protect assets while you are alive…

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Scammers Can Clone Your Voice

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Just imagine you are at home and the telephone rings…it’s your grandson calling, and he says he is in big trouble, and you need to send him money for lawyers and bail.  He is a good kid and has never been in trouble before.   The Newest Scam The most recent scam is faking your grandson’s…

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A Feel Good Apple Story With A Happy Ending

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This is a very personal story for me that fortunately ended well.   My History I was born with severe congenital heart defects that, in the middle of 2021, resulted in more than 14 hours of open heart surgery.  The operation affected something called the “bundle branch.”  The bundle branches are part of the heart’s electrical…

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Getting Married? 8 States Allow Dogs to Officiate

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I am a dog owner, and our furry friends are part of our family.  Also, I am happy and proud to say my oldest son is getting married in October (he and his fiance live in Colorado and are getting married there).   Your Dog Can Serve As A Wedding Officiant So, I started doing a…

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Gel Manicures Are Not Safe

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In yet another installment of my “believe it or not” series, I was surprised to learn that the drying process used in most gel manicures causes cancer.   I have never had a manicure and have little idea of what a gel manicure is. I have been told that it is the current “best quality” type…

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Honest Hospitals Vs. Dishonest Hospitals

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Apparently, many poor-quality hospital executives are graduates of the “Vladamir Putin School of Propaganda,” where they were taught that if a bad fact isn’t reported, it can be ignored.   So What Facts Are Some Hospitals Conveniently Forgetting To Report?  According to a study by the University of Michigan Medical School, many hospitals routinely underreport strokes…

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