Category: Health & Wealth Fall 2017

Senior volunteers making a difference

By Devon Gallivan Cape Cod is a unique community that is close-knit due to its secluded geographic nature and its unusually high demographic makeup of seniors. These factors have created a perfect formula for generating a supportive and powerful volunteer workforce. According to the Corporation of National and Community Service, older adults are the most likely group to serve 100 or more hours per year as volunteers. Based on an interview with the Cape and Islands United Way, if the Cape’s 16,000 volunteers were actual employees, their 2016 payroll would be well over $22M. And this number was calculated...

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Caring for aging parents

By Robert Martin, CIMA As baby boomers move closer to their retirement, they also face challenges in their own families as many find themselves caring for aging parents. This can be overwhelming both physically and emotionally and if there hasn’t been any planning done by their parents it can be quite difficult. The first item on your agenda is opening channels of communication between you and your parents. Many parents are not used to giving their financial data to their children as a matter of privacy and old fashioned values; you need to talk to them about their future....

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Emotional Intelligence − Preparing the next generation of leaders

By Stacey Gardner What will it take to be a leader in the latter half of this century? With technology changing our world at such a rapid pace, it is difficult to discern the hard skills that today’s students will need to succeed in the workforce of the future. As educators, we must be aware of these changes and constantly provide our students with opportunities to learn and practice flexibility, perseverance and empathy. Preparing the next generation of leaders in our world must be a top priority. Today’s students’ future career choices will reflect our influence as educators and...

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Kitchen Remodeling: Tips from a professional kitchen designer

By Kate Cunningham If the idea of renovating the hub of your household has kept you in the same kitchen since you built, it may be time for an upgrade. Understandably, the kitchen remodel can be a daunting prospect as budget, style and time all play a part in the decision to move forward. It is a lot easier to endure the notion with the help of a professional kitchen designer and the right contractor. Some prefer to find a contractor first while others prefer to ask the designer whom they recommend. Either way, both are a good idea...

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