Health and Home

Global travel site Big 7 Travel has released the official list of the '50 Most Scenic Drives in the US.' Route 66 was named the best drive in Illinois.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Illinois has begun offering support groups online to cater to more individuals across the state.

Planning a wedding, while ultimately exciting, can induce a great deal of stress. Add in a pandemic that does not care about anyone’s plans, and the stress only increases.

Ordinarily Kankakee Kultivators’ Annual Garden Tour and Faire takes place on the second Thursday in June, but the 2021 Garden Tour is planned for a week later than usual—the third Thursday, June 24.

March 20 marks the first day of spring for 2021 and the Old Farmer's Almanac shared the facts that make springtime so unique.

Everyday Cheapskate

Whatever your circumstances, you have a choice: You can default to live under them, or you can choose to do whatever it takes to rise above them, where the skies are calm and clear.

Clearing out the Clutter

Thursday, April 22, is Earth Day so I would like to use this column to give you some easy organizing ideas that will help you do your part to save our planet. Read more

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The wonderful world of 'Oz'

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Dear Savvy Senior, My wife and I have been thinking about preplanning our funerals now so our kids won’t have to later, but we would like to find out if it’s a good idea to prepay. What can you tell us? — Living on a Budget


Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about prediabetes, and how can you know if you have it? My 62-year-old husband, who’s in pretty good shape, was recently diagnosed with prediabetes and didn’t have clue.

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