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If you have an elderly parent who has mobility problems, is having trouble caring for themselves, or is suffering from a chronic condition, you may need additional care. This situation is difficult for entire families and while nursing homes are one option, they are not the only option.

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In some cases, an elderly loved one simply does not want to go to a nursing home. In other cases, a nursing home may not be required since a family member can provide care some of the time and only occasional nursing care or caregiving is needed. Many families are also concerned about the level of care in nursing homes or about he high costs involved.

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Prom should be a fun and carefree time that builds a lifetime of memories. Unfortunately, prom related accidents can and do happen. Serious injuries at formal dances can include Homestead limo accidents, slip and fall accidents, and even assault.

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To help ensure your child does not suffer from these, be sure to follow these tips as you look for tuxedos, prom dresses, and limo rentals:

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Drownings and near drownings are a danger for children in Homestead and other South Florida communities. Because of the year-round sunny weather, swimming pools are a popular source of fun. Many homes and virtually all communities have them. In addition, Southern Florida has many waterways and children often have access to lakes, rivers, ocean shores, and other water areas.

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There are many ways you can keep your child safe around water:

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Some experts believe that changing our clocks one hour during the spring and fall is linked to an increase in traffic accidents. In the future, Florida is considering becoming the first state to adopt daylight saving time all year long. This would mean later sunsets and sunrises in the winter months, when most tourists visit. It may also mean fewer people adjusting to a new schedule twice a year.

Even if the resolution passes, we might not see changes on our clocks until 2019 or even later. Until then, there are a few ways to keep yourself safe on the streets and reduce your risk of a trucking accident in Hollywood or your community:

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We all believe some myths because they are repeated so often, but some misconceptions can really do harm. Some of the most common myths surrounding truck accidents in Hollywood and South Florida could put you at risk of a collision or a serious injury.

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How many of these common misconceptions do you believe?:

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At this time of year, many people are focusing on romance and dating. There lots of ways to meet new people to date, and one of the most common ones involves online dating and blind dates. If you’re meeting someone new for the first time, there are several dating tips you will want to follow to ensure you have a fun and safe time:

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If you have an elderly loved one who has Alzheimer’s, dementia, serious mobility problems, or other problems which require around-the-clock care, you may eventually have to make the difficult decision to place them in care. A high quality nursing home or other care environment can provide your family member with full-time medical care, a comfortable life, and the ability to live their life with dignity.

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In fact, placing a loved one in proper care can mean a safer environment. Care homes and nursing homes are designed to help protect loved ones who can’t take care of themselves. They have an entire staff to help, which can be safer than having one family caregiver who does not have nursing or professional training.

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If you’re a young driver, you probably take your driving skills and freedoms very seriously. That’s great news. Here’s the problem: not everyone on the roads is as careful as you. If you’re a new driver and still working on your skills, one thing you may be a little nervous about sharing the road with big rigs, 18 wheelers, and other large trucks.

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If you want to avoid car and truck accidents in Homestead or your city, we have some tips to help you avoid traffic collisions in Hollywood or your Florida city:

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Do you have a few minutes to spare for your safety? Even if you have a very busy schedule, the following 10-minute steps can help you make your Homestead home safer and can help you prevent serious injury:

1) Take a walk through your home, looking at cords.

Electrical cords are everywhere, and they can pose a fire hazard if they’re run under rugs or get worn down. During your ten minute walk through your home, unplug any appliances that have worn cords and set them aside for replacement or repairs. If you notice any cords running under carpets, remove them immediately. Unplug any appliances hooked up to extension cords.

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ATVs are ubiquitous on back roads in South Florida. They can be a fun way to experience the trails and off roads in and around Hollywood and the rest of the region. However, these vehicles can also pose a danger precisely because they are used on rough terrain. Rollovers and other types of accidents are not uncommon with these vehicles and each year people are seriously injured or even killed in ATV accidents.

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Unfortunately, since children are allowed to ride ATVs, some of the worst tragedies involving these vehicles include minors. A small child thrown from an ATV or pinned under a vehicle is likely to suffer permanent or even fatal injuries.

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