Archive for November, 2014

Why Dog-Friendly Senior Living Communities are On the Rise

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Senior living communities
A growing number of senior living communities are changing a long-standing policy against companion animals — and are now welcoming residents’ dogs into their communities.
According to a feature in the December 2014 issue of Dog Fancy, independent living for seniors can often be incredibly lonely, especially for seniors living in their own apartment. This, combined with a growing understanding of how dogs can physically and mentally benefit their owners, has led many senior living facilities to change their policies.
Now, approximately 64% of the nation’s 20,000 or so assisted living facilities and communities allow residents to own a pet, according to Dog Fancy.

A Brief History of the Remote Control and Where it’s Headed in the Future

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Insignia remote control replacement, Remote control replacements, Replacement remotes for tv

Magnavox remote control replacement
TV remote controls have had a long and illustrious history over the years. The earliest television remote controls were connected to TV sets by a wire. One of the world’s first wireless remote controls was created by renowned Serbian-American inventor Nikola Tesla, who unveiled the device at New York City’s Madison Square Garden in 1898.
The device was ahead of it’s time, and a commercially viable solution wouldn’t show up until the “Flashmatic” in 1955. Unfortunately, the device was rushed out to replace cable use and could be affected by sunlight and lamps.

Three Great Reason to Give Charity Clothing Donations in Your Community

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Looking for donations, Purple heart donations, Purple heart veterans pick up

Donating clothing to charity
All across the country, the cold weather is starting to hit. Some cities are even experiencing record snowfalls, and it’s not even the holidays yet! Because the winter chill can reach into even the coziest of homes, it makes the season especially difficult for those without adequate shelter. Poor and homeless families especially can have trouble making it through the cold months without the right resources.
Fortunately, there are ways that they can receive help — and you can provide it. Many shelters and nonprofits look to charity clothing donations to help families stay protected in the winter. Donating clothing to charity is a fantastic way to help your co

Three Fun and Easy Ways to Donate Clothes to Local Charities

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Children in need clothing, Clothing donation, Disabled veterans donations

Charitable clothing donations
When it comes to giving back to your community, there is no easier way to do so than to give to charity. Most towns and cities have their own local organizations that are always looking for help in any way they can receive it. These groups, in turn, focus on helping families in need and other underserved populations. One of the most common ways that these charities seek help is by looking for people to donate clothes to the needy.
But when it comes to giving, many people aren’t sure where to begin, and they may feel uncomfortable simply showing up at a door with clothing donations. However, there are ways to donate clothes that can be easy and even fun for the community. Here are three simple ways to donate clothes to your local charities:
    1. Give directly to a secondhand s

Ergonomic Might Not Mean What You Think It Does

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Electric adjustable bed, Electrically adjustable beds, Sizes of adjustable beds

Ways to get a good night sleep
The definition of ergonomics probably isn’t what you might guess based on how you’ve seen it used. The word actually refers to the study of peoples’ efficiency in their work environment. It has nothing to do with your back, spine or posture… at least, not in its plainest application.
How it relates to furniture — i.e., an ergonomic chair, ergonomic bed, etc — has to do with how efficiently the object works to provide the necessary support your body requires. Another way of thinking about it is this: the design of furniture has shifted, over time, to be less efficient in it’s most basic function. Ergonomic furniture is manufactured to reverse this trend and give your bod

Easy Ways to Help Military Families and Veterans During the Holiday Season

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Clothing donations
The holidays will soon be upon us, allowing the perfect opportunity to reflect on all that we have to be thankful for, and how we can give back to our community, in particular military families and veterans.
Military families often face a number of challenges that civilian families are not accustomed to, including long deployments with little to no contact at times, tight budgets, frequent moves, higher rates of unemployment, and coping with returning soldiers who must re-acclimate to civilian life. As such, Americans are eager to show their appreciation and support for military families this holiday season by making charitable donations.

Make the Most of Your Self Storage Experience

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Miami self storage, Public storage ny, Storage units boca raton

Miami public storage
Finding the right self storage unit to fit your needs is crucial to having a successful storage experience. The benefits of self storage units are many, and the best way to ensure you reap those benefits is to be smart during the unit-selection process, as well as the packing and moving process.
First, you’re going to need to figure out what you’re going to store. You don’t want to rent a storage unit, and then find that it’s not nearly large enough for all the stuff you need to store. Conversely, you don’t want to rent an enormous storage unit, only to find that your belongings only take up less than half of it, but you must still pay for the whole unit.
You should also be mindful of your pack

Adjustable Beds Making Happier Couples

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Adjustable beds for seniors
Can an adjustable bed mattress save your marriage? Well, probably not, but having one can certainly go a long way as far as sharing a bed and sleeping comfortably is concerned. Being annoyed by a partner’s sleep habits is an age old problem–tossing and turning, snoring, strategic placing of pillows and being a bed hog are all issues that come to mind and an adjustable bed mattress might just be how to get a better night’s sleep.
As you sleep, you shift your body unconsciously, changing positions to avoid pain and tension from sleeping uncomfortably. Furthermore, the National Sleep Foundation reports that over 50% of Americans are having chronic pain and that chronic pain is often associated with insomnia. Imagine your partner lying next to you as you toss and turn and bounce around. They’re

7 Furniture Maintenance Tips That Apply to Every Homeowner

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Furniture shopping, Leather furniture stores, Modern furniture

Affordable mattress sets

The best way to keep furniture looking nice over time starts in the buying process. You should always consider investing in high quality furniture covered in durable materials (look up, for example, the typical wear of leather vs microfiber). And whether you’re buying bedroom furniture or living room furniture, solid wood will almost always last longer than particleboard.

But if you’ve already bought your furniture, you can still try to maintain your furniture the best you can. Here are some general furniture maintenance tips you should keep in mind:

  1. Keep Shoes Off

    Would you rub your furniture surfaces or upholstery on a city street

The Top Three Coolest Things You Can Add to Your Custom Luxury Home

Written by Family Photos. Posted in Custom home builder jacksonville, Custom homes floor plans, Luxury homes plans

Custom homes pictures
If you’ve always dreamt of owning a home that truly stands out from the crowd, then you probably know that custom built homes are the best choice for you. By designing your own house and choosing every aspect — from the type of materials that build it to the amenities and features added on at the end — you can truly create the luxury house that you’ve dreamed of.
Just how much uniqueness can be added onto custom luxury homes? Check out this list of three of the coolest, most unique features that custom designed homes can have today:
A home movie theater
Whether you’re an expert on all things related to filmmaking or you’re just a movie enthusiast, there’s nothing better than