Steve Hoffacker, CAPS, MCSP, MIRM (Hoffacker Associates LLC, West Palm Beach, FL), is an award-winning international naging-in-place instructor as well as a well respected author and instructor in the field of universal design.
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What do you use when you need to take an important, low-light photo (indoors or outside) and you don't have a tripod? You improvise.All of these have served me well: A table top A countertop The back of a chair The hood of a car A fence or fence post A tree branch Leaning tight against a tree tru...
It's bad enough to get unsolicited, recorded, spammy phone calls around 5:30 most days. Now at 11:30 on a Saturday morning! Don't these machines need any time off?At any rate, I had to agree with the opening salvo. Then I hung up.The message was that I should never have to pay for a sales lead ag...
If you are a company of any size - especially one with employees - you likely have a policy manual. If you don't have one, it's essential that you do. Get started right away. You can contact an attorney, prepare one from numerous online templates, purchase software, or hire a consultant.One of th...
Happy Patriots' Day! Third Monday in April. Occasionally, it's even on the 19th - the anniversary of the beginning of the American Revolution (War for Independence) in 1775.This is a local holiday in the northeast - in Massachusetts and Maine (although Maine puts the apostrophe before the "s"), a...
Why do so many real estate agents (Realtors and non-Realtors) put their photos on their business cards? To make it easier for people to connect with them. To provide a friendly face to go along with a possible business relationship.Why do all of the online social site profiles call for and allow ...
Many of us boldly proclaim that we are willing to do"whatever it takes" to get the job done. What if it takes standing on our head to get the job down? Then so be it. ─Visit my website for Steve Hoffacker's aging in place solutions and services.
This is where we get the "oceans white with foam" that we sing about. Fantastic!─Visit my website for Steve Hoffacker's aging in place solutions and services.
What a great way to escape life's pressures! We must actually schedule free time - sitting, rocking, enjoying a great view, breathing in fresh air, unwinding, golf, tennis, biking, walking, reading, napping, or similar pursuits - to recharge our batteries and remain fresh.─Visit my website for ...
Saw this sign on the back of a Palm Beach County PalmTranbus today - sponsored by the PBC Ethics Commission. It's a great question. It's not something we go to the mall or store to get when we decide we need some or when we start running low. It's not available in different sizes, colors, style...
If you are looking for a different way to acknowledge a business relationship or to thank a customer for doing business with you, Amazon.com has something you should consider.You can give plants, gift certificates, art, wine, baskets, and the like, but here is a twist on the gift card that you mi...