Posts Categorized: California Association of Realtors

What Is A Food Allergy?

food allergy

Did you know more than 200,000 Americans seek emergency medical treatment as a result of a food allergy? Odds are you’re familiar with some of the common dietary restrictions people may have, such as lactose intolerance. However, there’s a big difference between an intolerance and an allergy. Because so many people have food allergies, it…

What Is Disability (and Disability Insurance)?

When you think of “disability,” there’s a good chance you think of a severe mental or physical condition that limits a person’s ability to function properly. However, disabilities range in severity and more people in California are disabled than you might realize. In fact, according to the CDC, roughly 25 percent of all Americans suffer…

5 Consumer Protection Tips to Prevent Online Identity Theft

Almost everybody shares sensitive personal data online in one way or another. For instance, your social media profiles are likely filled with personal information. Odds are you’re sharing personal financial information to make online purchases as well. Unfortunately, if such data falls in the wrong hands, it can be used to commit fraud. Because of…

March is about Sleep Awareness

A good night’s sleep is more important than you might realize. The amount of sleep you get and the quality of that sleep have an enormous impact on your wellbeing. Not only does it affect mental health, but it also affects your physical health as well. Raising awareness about the importance of sleep is essential…

Poisoning: Prepare, Prevent, Protect

Poison Prevention

When it comes to safety awareness, there’s one big risk that many don’t know about: poisoning. Many people assume it’s a rare occurrence here in California. Yet poisoning is the leading cause of unintentional death in the U.S., surpassing even car accident-related deaths. In 2019, there were over 2.1 million poison exposures reported to poison…