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We Remember What It Means To Honor Our Fallen Soldiers, Police

On the last Monday in May every year, most Americans acknowledge Memorial Day Weekend as a time to honor the lives of our soldiers who died while protecting our freedom. Many people travel on the three-day weekend to visit family and friends, attending community gatherings, leisure activities, or sports events. People often visit cemeteries and […]

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Social Media

Can you look back to some stupid things you did and be ever-so-grateful that there was not a means for sharing your ‘dos’ with the world? Well, of course, I don’t remember anything like that… except… well, I simply don’t remember! If some of the same things that happened when I was a teenager, happened […]

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National Justice For Animals Week—February 18-24, 2024

Special to Seniors Today The week of February 19th through 25th is National Justice For Animals Week. This is a time when we all come together to celebrate the victories we have made for animals and to pledge to fight even harder in the future. This year’s theme is The Future of Animal Rights: What […]

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Food Prices

by Matilda Charles The Bureau of Labor Statistics issued a food prices report comparing this year to the last year. While they acknow- ledge that prices of food are continuing to rise, they claim that the rate of that increase has slowed. They say that the cost of groceries went up only 4.9 percent from […]

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Help Brighten Holidays

The beauty of the holiday season truly is what’s in your heart, especially when you reach out to share your generosity with people in need. Each year the Volusia Sheriff’s Office and Volusia Sheriff’s Youth Foundation are privileged to sponsor holiday programs that help us put smiles on the faces of local families for Christmas. […]

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The Basics Of A Will Vs. Trust:

A Last Will and Testament sets forth how and to whom you would like your assets distributed. The Personal Representative nominated by you in your will is the person to carry out those wishes. (In many jurisdictions, the Personal Representative is referred to as an “Executor”). Your Last Will and Testament is presented to the […]

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Chelsea Porcelain

Since 1751, Royal Worcester has been known worldwide for its collections of porcelain goods. It remains one of the oldest producers of tableware and decorative items in England. In the late 19th century, Royal Worcester designed unique pitchers and ewers with handles that were parts of animals or tree branches. Stag horns, dragons, winged creatures, […]

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Living Wills And Do Not Resuscitate Orders

A Living Will provides that life will not be artificially prolonged when there is no hope for recovery. To determine that there is no hope for recovery, the patient’s physician and another consulting physician must determine that the patient has a terminal or end-stage condition, or is in a persistent vegetative state, and there is […]

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2021 Estate and Gift Tax Limits

The IRS imposes a tax on lifetime gifts, called the “gift tax” made in excess of the annual gift tax exclusion, but it rarely results in an actual tax. The gift tax (on lifetime gifts) is related to the estate tax (on gifts made at death). It was established to avoid lifetime transfers from reducing […]

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Going The Extra Mile With Grandkids

by Mary Martinez With longer life expectancy and improved health in the older years, grandparents play an increasingly significant role on children’s’ lives. Sufficiently removed from the pressures of everyday parenting, grandparents can approach their grandchildren in a fun and playful manner, enhancing healthy learning and early development. Involved grandparents can make a huge difference […]

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