Top Tips to Enhance Your Forever Home, Ditch the 7 Worst Habits for Your Brain, PLUS Advice to Avoid Running Out of Cash for the Long Run

Jerome Powell

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In a jam-packed August/September issue of AARP The Magazine (ATM), cover star Jamie Lee Curtis offers special lessons from the “Jamie University”; first responders share their stories for the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks; top home improvement pros offer suggestions on how to make […]

How to Rid Your Home of Rats

Jerome Powell

Education ImagesGetty Images If you’re the type of person who freaks out when you see a rat in the streets, then your worst nightmare is likely having rats take up unwelcome residence in your home. Not only are the rodents a nuisance, but they can carry diseases and be destructive. […]

Botanical Gardens-Inspired Decor Tips for Your Home

Jerome Powell

Photo: Pumidol (Shutterstock) There’s something very calming about visiting a botanical garden. Perhaps it’s being surrounded by foliage, or taking in the array of colors. Or maybe it’s just nice to be able to enjoy well-manicured and maintained nature where someone else did all the gardening and landscaping work. Whatever […]

Gardening columnist shares best perennials for mid-summer bloom

Jerome Powell

When selecting perennials for flowerbeds and landscapes, it’s most rewarding to include a variety of types so something is blooming in spring, summer and fall, creating ever-changing interest during the growing season. Perennial flowers that bloom continuously from spring until fall haven’t yet been created. Following are perennials that bloom […]