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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…)
Online learning is a growing business. A 2013 report showed that more than 6 million people had taken at least one class online in the past year, and about one-third of all people enrolled in college take at least one of their classes online. There are some reasons why online courses are popular, and here […]
Religion and prayer are important to Americans, even if they don’t attend church regularly. For many people, reading the Bible is a way of coming closer to God, and to finding answers to the questions they face in their lives. To help them find inspiration, stores that stock discount Christian books provide the guidance they […]
Trade schools are on the rise in America, as more and more people decide that a four-year college is no longer for them and that getting a focused education path is more desirable. Factor in that the average trade school degree costs around $33,000, while traditional school can cost around $127,000, that means a lot […]