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Any given Michigan summer weekend, many of us can be found in the yard, at the beach, or on the water. While that outdoor time is good for the soul, it can wreak havoc on your skin.

Ball games, music festivals, afternoons anchored near a sandbar—as summer kicks into high gear and you find yourself with a calendar full of social activities, it's wise to exercise caution while cocktailing, above and beyond just designating a driver.

It happens: A family member grows older, seemingly in an instant. You might notice that living at home and tending to everyday tasks has become inconvenient, difficult, or even impossible for him or her—and you realize it may be time for your loved one to consider an assisted living community. West Michigan Woman thanks The Heritage Senior Communities for the following content.

In late May, Orkin released a list of the worst cities in the country for mosquitoes. It doesn't bode well for our summer enjoyment that West Michigan made the Top 20. (Grand Rapids, Battle Creek, and Kalamazoo were lumped together.) While West Michigan was 19th, our neighbors Chicago and Detroit took the second and fourth slots, respectively.

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