Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - There’s good news for older Americans. While financial abuse and scams are believed to cost seniors an estimated $3 billion annually, you can help prevent them and protect yourself.

Reno, Nevada (NAPSI) - All across the country, family restaurants and neighborhood diners are getting ready for their close-up. That’s because a recipe contest is shining the spotlight on their signature dishes the very dishes that make their own communities proud.

Colorado Springs, Colorado (NAPSA) - Money raised through Walk With Me events, in which individual walkers and teams enjoy entertainment and fun, support a variety of services for people with disabilities at Easter Seals.

Colorado Springs, Colorado (NAPSI) - An idea the Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci had back in 1490 could make a difference in how well you can keep your lawn looking today.

Seattle, Washington (NAPSI) - Nationwide, shoppers are asking questions and becoming more connected to the sources of their food. They browse farmers markets, choose farm-to-table dining and spend their time and money visiting farms.

Tempe, Arizona (NAPSI) - Here’s food for thought: Three new cookbooks can help you enjoy great taste and good health at the same time.

Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - Small-business owners have something to be optimistic about, according to a recent study, which found that 84 percent of small-business leaders say they’re either maintaining or growing sales in 2014.