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It’s an unfortunate but real truth that a large majority of us will some day face the onset of dementia. This debilitating disease can come on fast, and certain types can aggressively escalate.
Alzheimers disease is the most common form of dementia, and has also proven to be the most life threatening. But besides the obvious mental and physical health concerns it poses, the hidden costs are also taking a toll on the public. Here are a few examples of the expenses entailed with this terrible disease.
- Finding Treatment: A cure or preventative treatment has still managed to evade even the most advanced medical professionals. But that hasn’t stopped them from looking. Even with donations from every Alzheimers charity to provide funding for dementia research, they still (more…)
Finding an apartment when you’re a student can be incredibly stressful; as everyone knows pretty well already, students don’t exactly have a lot of extra cash to throw around! Here are a few tips to help you out if you’re currently looking for an apartment:
- Location is key! If you’re trying to save money, make sure to do some research on which neighborhoods are the most expensive and least expensive — you’d be surprised by how much the rent of a standard apartment can change when you move just a few streets over. Make sure to consider other factors, such as how close it is to your classes, how close it is to shopping centers, and whether you’ll be able to get around easily without driving everywhere.
- Speaking of driving, (more…)
Going to college and moving away from home for the first time is a nerve wracking and stressful experience for anyone. While getting used to living in a different situation with people you don’t know is definitely a challenge, what can be even more difficult is initially finding housing. Most universities are usually very helpful in that regard but even they cannot always keep up with the large amounts of incoming students.
One of the most difficult situations that can arise, is when there is no more housing available. On-campus student apartments often fill up quickly, making having a backup plan for a secure living situation very important.
Because of this, it’s always a good idea to prepare financially for these circumstances by setting aside some extra finances that would be needed to (more…)
Why are online classes starting to hold more appeal for today’s students than traditional classroom settings? It’s important to note that traditional classes are here to stay. That doesn’t mean there isn’t a significant portion of the population enjoying, and even preferring, the unique benefits brought by online learning. Today’s perspective on what constitutes a […]
One major aspect of being a good parent is ensuring your child receives a quality education. It’s understandable to feel overwhelmed while deciding where your child will go to school. Considering that many parents are quite busy, daycare is always a good option for ensuring that your receives proper care. You’ll want to consider how […]
The decision to attend college is much easier for some people. If, for instance, you come from a family where both of your parents are college graduates you likely see college not as an option, but as a given. On the other hand, if no one in your family has ever earned a college degree, […]