Buying and Selling Online

It’s easier than ever to buy or sell things on online platforms like Craigslist and the Facebook Marketplace. However, you always need to be careful when meeting strangers to exchange purchases. These simple steps can help protect you when completing an online purchase in person:  Only finish an exchange during daylight hours. Bring a friend…

Teaching Teens to Drive

There are few experiences more nerve-wracking than letting an anxious teenager get behind the wheel for the first time. But there are some common training strategies that help ensure that teens can learn to drive safely and at their own pace: Be ready to take control of the steering wheel in case a teen driver…

Cut Back on the Caffeine

Classified as a psychoactive drug, caffeine is a bitter substance found in coffee, tea, soft drinks, chocolate, some nuts and certain medicines. It has many effects on the body’s metabolism, including stimulation of the central nervous system. It can make you feel more alert and give you a boost of energy. For most people, the…

BENEFITS OF JOINING A CLUB OR SPORTS TEAM

Staying both physically and socially active as you get older can oftentimes be a struggle. Getting involved in a sports team or club can be very beneficial to your overall health and social well-being. Here are just a few of the benefits. Promotes a Physically Active Lifestyle Going to the gym can get repetitive and…

COMMON EXPOSURES: Fitness Centers

Fitness centers are popular destinations for those looking to get in shape, and the owners and operators of these facilities are passionate about helping their members better their health. However, to best serve their members, owners of fitness centers need to address the unique risks associated with their business. The condition of your gym, trainers…