Research Supports the Benefit of New Year’s Resolutions

Each year between 40 percent of adults living in the United States make New Year’s resolutions, according to a national survey conducted by Harris Interactive Poll. And the best available research on the topic indicates that between 40 and 46 percent of these “resolvers” are still successful six months into the New Year. “Contrary to […]

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Senior Touchlines Offers Reassurance

  On the road to 100-years-old, Rowena Smith is a sharp-minded senior citizen quick to warn people to not quote her. “You never know what I might say,” Smith quipped. “Being 93 isn’t what it’s cracked up to be.” One of about 250 Broward residents who receive daily calls as part of the 2-1-1 Broward […]

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Transitional Living Programs Promote Success for Young Adults Aging Out of Foster Care

Sitting in the front row at Riverside Church during a foster parent conference in April, Huram Joseph nodded in agreement as Dr. Karyn Purvis, director of the Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University, cautioned against harsh parenting. “You can’t punish self-regulation into a child,” she said. “You have to mentor it in.” By […]

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