Realistic Resolution: The Power of Mindfulness

We are all busy individuals and in this day and age we are busier than ever. If you happen to be a caregiver, caring for loved ones or your own children, or both, you most likely have no time for yourself.  At the beginning of a new year it is

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Highland Square: Home for the Holidays

Maya Angelou once said, “The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” Many of the low-income seniors of Cottonwood, AZ were in pursuit of a safe place to call home when they found Highland Square.

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3 Tips for Calculating your State Tax Liability

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.  People often ask “how do I

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Top 5 Tips for the Weary Caregiver

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

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Sleepless in Sun City: Chapter 3

“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. I’m

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2 Good Reasons to Volunteer: Physical & Mental Health

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.

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What Food Banks Need Most

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

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Tax Credit–Charitable Giving for Free!

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

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Arizona Charitable Tax Credit and YOU!

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

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8 Examples of Programs Your #GivingTuesday Donation Supports

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

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The Marist Stands On Its Own

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

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Sleepless in Sun City: Chapter 2

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

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Bonnie and Jim’s Story

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

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