Do you take advantage of the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit program? If not, you’re missing out on the opportunity to tell your state tax dollars HOW to impact your community! Donations to qualified charitable organizations qualify for a dollar-for-dollar credit on your state taxes. Up to $4,777! People often ask
Being a caregiver to a loved one is no easy task and oftentimes, caregivers find themselves putting their own needs aside. This leads to a situation known as burnout, wherein the stress and demands of caring for a family member build to a breaking point. Below are a list of
“Affordable housekeeping Valley-wide. Best prices in town!” I don’t know about you, but that line doesn’t necessarily scream trustworthy source. Especially since that was the tagline on a Craigslist ad. Yet for some reason my mother and my younger sister, Kitty, thought it sounded like a deal worth taking.
Aristotle knew what he was speaking of when he said that the essence of life was: “to serve others and do good”. The more it is researched the more we learn that volunteerism, or donating your time to a cause, brings about not only mental wellness but physical as well.
Food banks provide nutritious meals to families in need year-round. During the holidays, schools and businesses ramp up food drives. These donations help us make sure that families can spend the holidays focusing on their loved ones, not hunger. What Should You Donate to Food Banks? Everything donated to a
Tax season is almost upon us, but you still have time to take advantage of Arizona’s charitable tax credit program! If you file Arizona state taxes, you can make donations to qualifying organizations in five different categories and get your gift back, dollar-for-dollar, on your return! You can take advantage
Did you know that less than 10% of Arizona tax filers claim the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit? Don’t unknowingly forfeit your opportunity to support our mission for FREE. You still have time! Check out our quick video for a brief breakdown of the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit. If you have
Now in its sixth year, #Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that happens on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. The goal of this day is to make donations and/or volunteer time to organizations that help people in need. This giving event is fueled through social media and collaboration. Here
The holiday season is a time for family get-togethers. We visit with relatives we may not otherwise see throughout the year. But, what if you notice that an aging loved one is different than your last visit? Perhaps he is more forgetful or more anxious than usual. Or maybe the
The historic Marist College is standing on its own for the first time in more than 20 years! FSL is in the process of remodeling this 100-year-old building, and has recently completed some major structural improvements. FSL Real Estate Services stepped in to save the Marist, re-purposing the historical site
Dad fell yesterday. And why did he fall? How hard did he fall? What was he doing to cause the fall? Well…only he and Ruby know those answers. While my mother found it appalling that I’d even have a dialogue with them about it, my father rattled off some flippant
Turkey, pecan pie, pumpkin pie and a gathering around the dining table – these images conjure the warmth of the holiday season for many. But for others, this means yet another holiday of scarcity and barely getting by. Hard times are…well tough. And tougher even when you are already struggling
Making smart food choices is important for staying healthy at any age, and especially as an older adult. With these tips, you can start to eat healthier. Getting Started Speak to your doctor to find out your specific dietary needs. Certain foods, like citrus fruits or nightshade vegetables could interact
Did you know 70% of people turning 65 can expect to use some form of long term care during their lives. Which means, at some point you are likely to navigate through the abundant, and often confusing, spectrum of planning for retirement. But wait – you are not yet 65.