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Family life includes topics such as marriage, money, and elderly care. Find life tips for your family with State Farm®.
Seniors Aging in Place With Help from Technology

Seniors Aging in Place With Help from Technology

Sundial™ is a technology solution helping to keep the elderly staying home alone connected with their family and friends. Check it out today.

What Is a REAL ID and Why Do You Need One?

What Is a REAL ID and Why Do You Need One?

A REAL ID, indicated by a star on your driver’s license, is a requirement for flying, among other things. Find out what it means.

How to Compare Job Offers

How to Compare Job Offers

Multiple job offers can be great for meeting your long term career goals, but they can also be difficult to sort through. Here’s how to go about comparing job offers.

Should You Consider Relocating for a Job

Should You Consider Relocating for a Job

Moving for a job can be exciting — and intimidating. How will relocating for a new job impact your life and your career?

How can I stay safe on days with extreme humidity?

How can I stay safe on days with extreme humidity?

How to deal with the added risks of breathing trouble, hyperthermia and mold.

How to Deal with an Apartment Neighbor Issue

How to Deal with an Apartment Neighbor Issue

From noisy apartment neighbors to adventurous pets, there are ways to successfully resolve disputes.

Is Going Back to School as an Adult Worth It

Is Going Back to School as an Adult Worth It

Lots of adults ask themselves how to go back to school — especially with jobs and families. These 5 questions help them consider their options.

How To Know What Is Useful To Donate

How To Know What Is Useful To Donate

Learn how to give what will really get used to the charities of your choice.

Fireworks Safety for Fourth of July

Fireworks Safety for Fourth of July

Thousands of people suffer fireworks related injuries every year. Follow these tips on fireworks safety and how to light fireworks safely.

Divorce Checklist

Divorce Checklist

A married couple functions, on many levels, as a single “unit.” A divorce splits that unit apart, leaving two separate individuals with separate lives. Once the decision to divorce has been made, a number of issues need to be considered to ensure a successful conclusion.

Why Should You Consider Pet Medical Insurance

Why Should You Consider Pet Medical Insurance

Pets are integral members of the family. So, insure them like family. Purchase dog or cat medical insurance to protect your pet against the unexpected!

Volunteer Vacations: Give Back While Traveling

Volunteer Vacations: Give Back While Traveling

Learn how to vacation and volunteer at the same time.

Backyard Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Backyard Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Tips about a pool safety fence and other considerations for households with access to a swimming pool to help keep the focus on fun.

Beat the Heat: 12 Summer Safety Tips

Beat the Heat: 12 Summer Safety Tips

Enjoy the pleasures of summer while staying safe.

Summer Driving Tips

Summer Driving Tips

You're going to need to pack more than beach supplies for that summer road trip.

Marriage and Money: The Other Big Questions to Pop

Marriage and Money: The Other Big Questions to Pop

Don't avoid early conversations about budget and savings. It could prove costly later.

Tips to help care for elderly parents in your home

Tips to help care for elderly parents in your home

Consider making these adjustments when caring for elderly parents in your home.

Simple Tips to Relieve Stress at Work

Simple Tips to Relieve Stress at Work

Work is a source of stress for many, so consider these methods for fending it off.

Mobile health monitoring and telemedicine aiding seniors

Mobile health monitoring and telemedicine aiding seniors

Telehealth technologies alert healthcare professionals if a loved one needs assistance.

What is hypothermia? Signs and causes

What is hypothermia? Signs and causes

Hypothermia is a misunderstood condition that's caused by prolonged exposure to cold temperatures.

Travel Tips for Spring Break Trips

Travel Tips for Spring Break Trips

Brush up on your travel smarts before your next getaway.

Why is Sunscreen Important

Why is Sunscreen Important

Learn the ins and outs of sun protection and importance of sunscreen from this handy infographic.

Who Are Considered First Responders

Who Are Considered First Responders

Support first responders — police, firefighters and emergency pros — with six ideas to build community.

Is it Safe to Store Information in the Cloud?

Is it Safe to Store Information in the Cloud?

Cloud computing has unique cyber security risks. Read more about what the cloud is, cloud computing providers, safety of the cloud, and strong passwords.

Social Media Safety Tips to Protect Your Information

Social Media Safety Tips to Protect Your Information

With the popularity of social media continually growing, it’s important to proactively keep yourself safe and your account and information private and secure.

How to Help Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

How to Help Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

Data breaches are becoming more common. Here's what you can do to help protect yourself and prevent a hack.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.