Fitness

By Matthew Price, Contributor to Aunt Bertha Do the dog days of summer have you thinking it’s too hot to work out? There are several options available to keep your fitness routine going while keeping cool. The following dozen ideas can help you maintain an exercise routine when the summer heat gets to be too…

Education

Over 20 million children rely on free and reduced-cost meals at school. During the summer months, the federal government funds programs so these children have access to meals while school is not in session. The two main summer–meal programs, the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) Seamless Summer Option and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)…

Technology

We’ve got smartphones, GPS everywhere, amazing digital assistants that do our bidding via voice command, and robots ready to take over the world. But we’re still sweating. A lot. It’s a problem. Every summer is a harsh reminder that as advanced as our technology has gotten, we’re still trying to solve the basic problem of…

Summer dog, panting
Education

by Jodi N. Gonzalez, Contributor to Aunt Bertha The dog days of summer are here, and not just for us humans. Our furry friends are in the heat of it as well, and keeping them cool is a top priority. Staying inside is the obvious way to avoid the summer heat, but pets still want…

Education

Extreme summer heat can add hardship for folks already struggling from paycheck to paycheck. When temperatures soar into triple digits, many people are forced to choose between keeping the A/C running and other essentials such as rent, food, and prescriptions. The lack of air conditioning in one’s home, work, and surroundings not only present barriers…