Introducing Member Steward & Sheridan

YOOPtopia member Steward & Sheridan is the U.P.’s only law firm with 2 certified elder law attorneys. Attorneys Steward & Hentkowski have also been selected for the Michigan Super Lawyers ® listing. Click here to check out their web page. As they like to say at Steward & Sheridan, “Estate planning is like a parachute; …

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Greening Your Workout, By Heidi Stevenson

We all know that physical activity is good for us, but once we consider all of the things that go along with including that physical activity in our lives, it can become challenging to make sure we’re being good to our planet at the same time. Start by going back to the basics: reduce, reuse, …

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Why Genealogy Matters: Learning History and Tolerance, By Tyler Tichelaar

“Genealogy was her favorite insanity.” — Anthony Trollope When I start talking about genealogy, people often don’t understand how I can get so excited about dead people. They might think the only reason people are interested in genealogy is to claim descent from royalty or someone famous. But genealogy teaches far more than ancestral pride. …

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Herbal Options: Blood Pressure Balancers, by Victoria Jungwirth

Most of you reading this will be aware of the risk factors associated with high blood pressure (hypertension) because it has become such a common condition with lots of publicity: stress, obesity, smoking, excessive consumption of alcohol and caffeine, genetics, a diet high in saturated fats and sodium. This is a lifestyle disorder. But of …

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