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News from the Sky: Be Travel Ready at Phoenix Sky Harbor

Spring is a busy travel season at America’s Friendliest Airport.® One of the best ways to avoid congestion at the airport, if you’re picking up and dropping off, is to take advantage of the PHX Sky Train® stations. Both stations at 44th Street and 24th Street offer passenger pick-up and drop-off curbs with significantly less…

Another Day, Another Data Breach

R.O.S.E., Resources/Outreach to Safeguard the Elderly In today’s digital age, data breaches are becoming increasingly common, leaving consumers vulnerable to identity theft. In one of the largest, most recent breaches, AT&T exposed 73 million passwords. While the vast majority were former customers (before 2019), it’s estimated that over 7-1/2 million were current customers. While there’s…

Joyful Downsizing: Downsizing on a Dime?

Kim Kubsch According to professional organizers across the country, the average 3,000-square-foot home contains 300,000 items. Even when people have meticulously selected their favorite items to go with them or to be given to others, they still feel overwhelmed by the amount of stuff that is left behind. For example, when moving from 3,000 square…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook May is the month when we specially honor moms. They help make a house a home! What factors are important for home remodeling to get a positive daily living experience? The latest survey by American Home Study found from comparing results from the same survey done two years earlier that there were increases…

In Passing – May 2024

Thomas Anthony Brand Tom Brand, the iconic 90-year-old role model, passed away April 9, 2024. Tom embodied the iron laws of family love and duty as husband, father, grandfather, father-in-law, and stepfather. Tom gladly shared his wisdom, experience, accomplishments, and challenges through his great affinity for meaningful dialogue. Family patriarch was Tom’s greatest role and…

Memoirs from Mama: Katy Reed (Mama)

Kathleen Ismael, IronOaks Fitness “A woman’s work is never done” We all have heard of that “A man must work from sun to sun” A woman’s work is never done. Let me remind you. Lest we forget Remember the canning-sterilizing the jars Canning pickles, fruit, and meat Baking bread and coffee cake Pies, cakes, cookies…