When Wildfires Strike, Floods Can Follow

Emmet Pierce

If you live in a community that is prone to wildfires, it's important to know that devastating flooding and mudflows often follow wildland blazes. After a wildfire, the charred ground it leaves is far less able to absorb water. This greatly increases the risk of flash floods... Continue


What’s Your Accident Risk?

Extra Mile Staff

We all want to be safer drivers, but it can be difficult to improve something if you don’t have a way to measure it. Knowing your Accident Risk Level is a great first step to improving your safety behind the wheel. (function(n){var... Continue


A New Kind of Intergenerational Living

Sally Abrahms

Five years ago, Estelle Winicki, then 70, was living in Boulder, Colorado. “I wasn't sure what I was going to do with the rest of my life," she recalls. Her three children were grown and scattered around the country, her 10 grandchildren busy with their own lives. She knew... Continue


Even if you own the latest and greatest iPhone or Android, you may notice some performance glitches. It's common for smartphones to get bogged down with unnecessary apps, storage space issues, and cluttered browser windows that reduce performance.... Continue


Do you dream of getting a good night's sleep but always wake up bleary-eyed and cranky? Age might be partly to blame but tweaking lighting can help. Sleep patterns tend to change with age, with older adults reporting more insomnia than younger... Continue