Flu on the Rise in Texas

With flu season ramping up in Texas, the Texas Department of State Health Services reminds people who haven’t gotten a flu shot yet this season not to put it off any longer.

Is Your Home Ready for a Power Outage?

(StatePoint) Being prepared for winter means more than just stocking up on Vitamin C. It also means making sure your home is ready for the onslaught of cooler weather and potential power outages. 

Giving Kids Safe Places to Play

(StatePoint) A safe place to play is something that many parents and kids take for granted, but in scores of communities across the US, there are inadequate spaces for children to get off the streets and play diff

Tips to Cut Your Holiday Travel Budget

(StatePoint) Traveling this season? You’ll be in good company. Of the 43.4 million estimated Thanksgiving travelers who journeyed 50 miles or more, 90 percent were expected to do so by automobile, according to 2013 AAA projections.

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

(StatePoint) Running a home can be a full-time job. Unfortunately, many of us don’t have that kind of time. This new year, resolve to check off all the items on your to-do list without working harder.

Resolve to Cut Spending on Your Daily Expenses

(StatePoint) At the start of a new year, many American families begin looking for ways to cut spending in order to pay bills accrued during the holidays.

Resolve to Give Your Cooking a Bold Makeover in the New Year

(StatePoint) Bored with your everyday cooking? This New Year, resolve to give your meals an exuberant makeover. You won’t even need to look across an ocean for bold flavor inspiration from other cuisines.

Busy Moms Look for New Ways to Treat Themselves this Holiday Season

(StatePoint) For most moms, the holiday season is all about doling out sweets and treats. It can also be a time for moms to treat themselves.

Great Car Care Tips for Seniors

(StatePoint) Car repair and maintenance can put a strain on both a senior’s budget and back. With some smart and simple preventive care, you can reduce automotive troubles down the line.

New Technologies Helping More Seniors Age-in-Place

(StatePoint) Nearly 90 percent of people 50 years old and up want to remain at home as long as possible, according to a recent AARP study.