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Ask the Expert: Senior Living

Ask the Expert: Senior Living

By Alicia Gorder, Marketing & Admissions Coordinator, Eventide Senior Living Communities Q: My mother has dementia and can’t live alone any longer, but she doesn’t need nursing care. Are there other options? A: Eventide has two memory care neighborhoods, located within our assisted living communities at Fairmont (Moorhead) and Sheyenne Crossings (West Fargo). Designed to […]

Ask the Expert: Substance Abuse

Ask the Expert: Substance Abuse

By Connie Longie, LAC, CTTS, NCACII, ShareHouse, Inc., ShareHouse Robinson Recover Center Q:  When is a good time to quit smoking? Does smoking lead to relapse? A: While in addiction treatment, 3 out of 4 smokers say they want to quit smoking. And yes, studies have indicated smoking leads individuals back to other drugs of […]

Ask the Expert: Home Improvement

Ask the Expert: Home Improvement

By Dave Larson, Attention to Detail Painting, Inc. Q:  We have a small bathroom that we’d like to paint a dark color, but friends have warned us that dark colors applied in small rooms will make the room look smaller. Is this true? A: Great question, which is one people ask frequently. You’ll be happy […]

Ask the Expert: Money Management

Ask the Expert: Money Management

By Jesse Tran, Certified Financial Counselor, The Village Family Service Center Q:  What is the difference between paying my bills and having a budget? A: The difference between paying your bills and having a budget is a plan! A budget is a way for us to plan how to spend our income. Our budget (spending […]