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Five Thoughtful Ways to Help a Caregiver This Holiday Seasonopens in new window
Nurse. Housekeeper. Decision maker. Friend. Support system. Caregivers often take on these jobs and more. An estimated 43 million Americans are currently responsible for serving as the primary — and unpaid — caregiver to a loved one or family member.
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Nov
2017
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The Difference Road Scholars Make On Communities Worldwideopens in new window
The school year is underway here in Boston, thousands of students have arrived, swelling city sidewalks, shops, parks and restaurants with their excitement, energy and optimism.
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Oct
2017
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America’s Most Beautiful Historic Train Ridesopens in new window
The railroad boom that began in the 1830s in North America opened up a continent. Railways not only made it possible to carry goods and freight across the country, but it also gave those with adventurous spirits access to the North American frontier.
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Oct
2017
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A Newbie's Guide to New England Leaf Peepingopens in new window
If you’re a New Englander, you know that the autumn season begins the day after Labor Day. Sure, the calendar says we have until the end of September, but change is in the air far earlier in the month.
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Sep
2017
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Welcome to the Cotswolds: A ‘Picture-Perfect Postcard of Britain’opens in new window
Rolling green meadows. Thatched-roof cottages. Honey-hued limestone. Welcome to the Cotswolds, an idyllic area of south central England where history unfolds at every picturesque turn.
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Sep
2017
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