New retirement trends and your financial future

New retirement trends and your financial future

Provided by RBC Wealth Management and Thomas J. Powers The face of retirement is changing as medical advances are stretching lifespans and delivering longer and healthier lives filled with increased vitality. In this new, more dynamic era of retirement, recognizing...
Setting Your Dog Up for Success: Public Places

Setting Your Dog Up for Success: Public Places

by: Melissa Kolmar, CPDT-KA Naturally, we want the best for our pets. Any time spent training your dog becomes crucial in the development of their behaviors, both good and bad. It is important to note that public places can induce many types of stressors on your dog,...
Be Medically Prepared For Hurricane Season

Be Medically Prepared For Hurricane Season

It’s that time again, hurricane season. Of course, it’s time to recheck the fortifications to your house and make sure you have enough food and water and some cash on hand, if possible. As a local physician for almost 20 years, I have been involved in disaster...
Familiar Surroundings

Familiar Surroundings

While my dad’s Alzheimer’s progressed, he insisted on sleeping with a light on in his room. I’m not talking about a faint, simple night light, but one bright enough with which to read a pocket-sized dictionary! Having his room glaringly illuminated made it easier for...
What Happens Next:  Where does your junk go?

What Happens Next: Where does your junk go?

You might have just finished your massive spring cleaning project or are thinking about clearing out your yard to get things ready for summer fun. Either way, you’ve likely been thinking about junk. Junk is a bit of a mystery. We don’t really know why we hang onto it,...
Sugar Sand Festival

Sugar Sand Festival

April 12th-28th, 2019   CLEARWATER BEACH, FLORIDA  OPEN DAILY – 10AM Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival is a seventeen-day beach-wide celebration that pays tribute to Tampa Bay’s two most valuable assets: our sugar sands and our sunsets! Head to the beach and enjoy...
How to tame spring’s weather surprises

How to tame spring’s weather surprises

www.ready.gov/make-a-plan It may not be possible to plan for unexpected weather events, but there are a few actions you can take now to be ready if – or rather, when – severe storms hit your area. Duke Energy’s storm crew teams are prepared and ready. Make sure you...