Volunteer Opportunities Abound on National Make a Difference Day

National Make a Difference Day National Make a Difference Day falls on the fourth Saturday in October (Oct. 23rd this year). Community organizations join together to make a difference, whether that’s large or small. For over 20 years, USA Weekend (weekend paper no longer printed) and Points of Light (a national volunteer organization) sponsored National Make … Read more

Evaluate Your Life Day

Today is National Evaluate Your Life Day. That means it’s time to take stock of how things went last year. How you did in your journey on this planet, and how you can do better next year. Some people do this at New Year’s. However, this is probably a better time to do it. The … Read more

Simple Ways to Manage Pain When You have Chronic Illness


After diagnosis with a chronic illness, it can sometimes be a struggle to continue to perform daily tasks. From the pain that accompanies the disease to the potential range of emotions after diagnosis, it can be challenging to participate in and conduct normal daily activities, work, play and spend time with loved ones and those … Read more

Where to Find Free Coffee on National Coffee Day

National Coffee Day National Coffee Day is September 29th. It’s a time to celebrate and appreciate the wonderful way many of us start our day. It was launched in 2005 by the National Coffee Association. In addition to celebrating the beverage, it’s purpose is also to promote fair trade and raise awareness of what coffee … Read more

Are You At Risk For A Painful Fall? Find Out!

The first day of fall is also the beginning of Fall Prevention Awareness Week. This national health campaign is observed on the first fall day to increase awareness about falls and injury prevention. Find out about the dangers and your risk in this article.

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