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Sharing is Caring: 5 Simple Ways to Help Area Seniors

(NewsUSA) - The number of older adults in our society is growing rapidly. Today, for the first time in history, there are more people over age 60 than under age five.

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Monday 07/01/2019
Need for Donor Registry Prompts Nobel Nomination
Posted: July 01, 2019

(NewsUSA) - When Dr. Bart Fisher's son, Ivan, was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder in 1983 at eight-years-old, the only cure was a bone marrow transplant. However, at that time, there was only a small bone marrow registry in England, with 50,000 names and, in the U.S., no registry at all to find a match.

Celebrity Chef Mentors 4 Youth
Updated: July 04, 2019 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Noted Chef Tom Douglas cooked up a way for four youth who have experienced foster care to explore culinary careers.

Thursday 06/27/2019
Helping Children Reach Their Potential
Updated: June 29, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—While most families acknowledge the importance of education, one out of every six students in America doesn’t graduate high school on time.

Tuesday 06/25/2019
Airport Kiosks Teach Travelers Hands-Only CPR
Posted: June 25, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Each year, more than 350,000 cardiac arrests occur at locations other than hospitals, and more than 20 percent occur in public places, according to the American Heart Association. CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple the odds of survival for someone in cardiac arrest.

Monday 06/24/2019
Decoupling from China
Updated: August 14, 2019 - 2:56 am

(NewsUSA) -We do not know what will come out of the meeting between President Trump and Xi Jinping at the G-20 on June 28, but the signs are ominous. The state-promoted anti-American propaganda blasting U.S. "bullying" on trade and the resurgence in Chinese nationalism stoked by Xi Jinping augur poorly for successful trade negotiations with China. And any deal made by Trump is likely to be attacked by Democrats as too weak, so Trump at this point has little incentive to make a deal with China before the 2020 presidential election.

Friday 06/21/2019
39 Million Hugs and Counting - Amma Visits US, Toronto
Updated: August 10, 2019 - 2:37 am

(NewsUSA) - Mata Amritanandamayi, or Amma, as she is called, is a world-renowned humanitarian and spiritual leader whose life of service has inspired millions of people to help others.

Wednesday 06/19/2019
Is Your Supermarket Reducing Plastic Pollution?
Posted: June 19, 2019

(StatePoint) Plastic pollution is a crisis for communities, oceans and waterways, according to environmental experts, who point out that supermarkets -- as major contributors to the growing problem -- are in an important position to acknowledge and address the issue.

Monday 06/17/2019
Fomentando empatía a través de la tecnología
Updated: July 23, 2019 - 2:53 am

(NewsUSA) - San Juan, Puerto Rico - 23 de mayo de 2019 - El huracán Maria fue la tormenta más letal en la historia moderna de Estados Unidos. Casi dos años después personas siguen afectadas, incluyendo a muchos jóvenes puertorriqueños. "La única manera de crear conciencia sobre un problema, y motivar a los demás a ser empáticos sobre el mismo, es cuando lo vivimos o lo observamos directamente," explicó Jan De La Paz, maestro de español en la Escuela Especializada en Matemáticas, Ciencias y Tecnología de San Juan y Profesor Innovador Experto de Microsoft.

Wednesday 06/12/2019
The Hazards Most Likely to Damage Your Tires
Updated: July 18, 2019 - 2:45 am

(NewsUSA) - Beware of a spoon stuck in your tires?

Tuesday 06/11/2019
Inspiring Men to Do Good this Father’s Day
Posted: June 11, 2019

(StatePoint) With so many negative messages about masculinity floating around these days, some say it’s important to spend some time focusing on the positive. Doing so can help give men the confidence they need to be their best selves.

Tuesday 06/04/2019
Secrets to Overachievement, from Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Posted: June 04, 2019

(StatePoint) The definition of an overachiever is someone who goes above and beyond their daily responsibilities to make a positive impact on the world.

Tuesday 05/28/2019
How You Can Eliminate Food Waste
Posted: May 28, 2019

(StatePoint) A large amount of food in the U.S. is never eaten. However, there are many easy ways families and communities can eliminate food waste in their daily lives, while also protecting the environment.

Friday 05/17/2019
Honoring the Achievements of Native Americans in the Military
Posted: May 17, 2019

(StatePoint) Native Americans serve in the U.S. military at a higher rate per capita than any other population group and have done so since the American Revolution. Yet there is no monument or memorial in the Nation’s capital that commemorates the contributions of American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. This is finally changing, as the first memorial to their service is about to be built.

Thursday 05/02/2019
How to Avoid Losing Power this Hurricane Season
Updated: June 20, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - Hurricane Preparedness Week runs from May 5-11, 2019 and the hurricane season starts June 1st. Millions of Americans could avoid personal and financial stress during power outages caused by hurricanes through a key home improvement, having a Cummins QuietConnect Home Standby generator installed.

Monday 04/22/2019
ALS Must Not Defeat Us: A Message of Hope
Updated: June 13, 2019 - 2:48 am

(NewsUSA) - In 2001, Alan Alderman was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Many people know ALS as Lou Gehrig's disease, named after the famous baseball player who got the illness.

Monday 03/25/2019
A Little Paint Can Work Wonders for Communities
Updated: May 30, 2019 - 2:36 am

(NewsUSA) - What can a little paint do for communities? Sometimes a whole lot. 

Friday 03/15/2019
Junior Achievement Reconnects With Alumni for Celebration
Updated: May 03, 2019 - 2:47 am

(NewsUSA) - This year marks a milestone for Junior Achievement (JA), a non-government organization that prepares youth for future jobs by teaching them about entrepreneurship, money management, and career planning, as it celebrates its 100th anniversary.

Thursday 03/07/2019
Feature-Rich Dog Parks Are Coming to Towns Across America
Updated: April 30, 2019 - 2:44 am

(NewsUSA) - Lassie used to run free throughout the town, solving problems and rescuing kids in trouble.

Wednesday 03/06/2019
Honoring the Achievements of Women in the Military
Posted: March 06, 2019

(StatePoint) The words “veteran,” “hero” and “patriot” usually evoke images of men. Many people are not aware that some 3 million women are currently serving or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces beginning with the American Revolution. Their stories are largely unknown.

Monday 11/12/2018
3 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season
Posted: November 12, 2018

(StatePoint) Want to give back this holiday season? There are many ways to get into the charitable spirit. And if you need some inspiration for how to go about benefitting those in your local and global community, consider the following ideas.

Monday 10/01/2018
Never Forget: What the Past Can Teach Us About Today’s Problems
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 6:21 am

(StatePoint) While history may feel like the distant past (and something you may think you don’t need to know much about outside the classroom), many experts believe it can offer valuable lessons for today.

Saturday 09/22/2018
Parents: How to Build Empathy and Prevent Bullying
Updated: November 08, 2018 - 6:21 am

(StatePoint) Sixty-two percent of 9 to 11-year-olds say they have been bullied at least “once or twice,” according to a recent national survey.