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Health and Home

On Thursday, Aug. 11, the Kankakee Kultivators will present Dee Pinski and her team of expert floral arrangers for all who would like to learn “How To Transform Flowers from Your Own Garden into Beautiful Indoor Arrangements.”

Dear Dave: I finished college a couple of years ago, and I have a good job making $65,000 a year. The only debt I have is about $5,000 remaining on a car loan, and I am paying that off as quickly as possible. 

Everyday Cheapskate

To say the global pandemic rocked the world in horrific ways would be to put it mildly. We might never know the full extent of grief, anger and loss, but for certain, we’ve been forever changed for having come through this season of our lives. This is my story.

Clearing out the Clutter

Life Editor Taylor Leddin's weekly column:

A TAYLOR-MADE LIFE: Can I have your autograph?

A TAYLOR-MADE LIFE: Can I have your autograph?
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If chosen, your pet will be featured in the Wednesday Life section and you will be mailed a Daily Journal T-shirt.

Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you offer any tips on choosing a good adult day care provider for an elderly parent? My 81-year-old father, who just moved in with me, has dementia and needs attention during the day while I’m at work. — Need Assistance

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good smartphones for older seniors? I would like to get my 78-year-old mother to upgrade to a smartphone but want something that’s easy for her to see and use. 

Dear Savvy Senior, My husband and I will both be retiring in a few years and are interested in relocating to a warmer climate but could use some help.

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve had mild tinnitus for years, but when I got COVID-19 in January, it got worse. Are there any treatments you know of or can recommend that can help? — Almost 60

 

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