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Ideas for a Smaller Thanksgiving Meal

This holiday season seems to be demanding a scaled-down version of usual gatherings for our collective safety and health. But it’s not always easy to shift gears and pare down from a familiar pattern. Here are some suggestions to consider for a Thanksgiving meal for a smaller gathering than you may traditionally celebrate. Instead of…
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Essential Oils for the Cold Months

Essential oils have become very popular in some segments of our society, although there are still a good number of people who aren’t aware of their healing properties. They may even think that all of the essential oils are something exotic and things that they have never heard of. But here are a few that…
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3 Tips For Fighting the Flu Season This Year

While taking measures to mitigate the effects of the flu is important every year, it certainly seems that in the age of COVID-19 that we’ve all been living through it is more important than ever this season. Here are a few approaches to keep you healthy during this year. Proactive Of course, the most proactive…
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5 Tips to Prevent Heatstroke

For many of us, it seems that the summer season has lasted longer than usual because of COVID-19 and quarantining indoors. After spending so much time inside, we’re all experiencing the itch to go outside, go for a walk, or take any opportunity to get some fresh air! It’s very important to get enough time…
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10 Senior-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts

Every dad deserves something extra special after all he’s done over the years. Finding the right gift to tell your dad just how much you appreciate him gets harder and harder as he gets older. What do you buy for the man who has everything? Well, here are ten senior-friendly gifts to help you celebrate…
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7 Home Safety Tips

National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week honors the dedication of those on medicine’s “front line” who provide life-saving services day after day. In celebration of EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities, we’ve put together seven home safety tips for you and your loved ones. Although these tips are important…
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5 At-Home Activities for Mental Wellness

In our recent reality, a majority of our population is staying home to not only to protect themselves but others. Being in quarantine has led many people to feel isolated and bored, but it doesn’t have to be that way! At Metro Trans, we encourage you to make the most of your time at home…
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6 Ways to Spring Clean Your Health

The spring season has finally arrived! The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and we’re all feeling a little more motivated. It’s common for us to clean up around the house this time of year, but what about cleaning up our habits? At Metro Transportation, we think that our physical and mental health…
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4 Ways to Show Appreciation For a Caregiver

Have you ever thought about how much your caregiver really does? They help with medical needs, basic needs, housekeeping, food preparation, simple movement, transportation, and so much more. Most importantly, they provide companionship. Caregiving can be very rewarding but, at times, a very difficult job.  In honor of National Caregivers Day on February 21st, we…
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