Do you sometimes go to get something, get there and forget why you left in the first place? We jokingly refer to these lapses in memory as "senior moments." But the Problem Solvers say there are seven things you can do to protect your brain against decline and improve your memory.
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Doctors making house calls? It's not a practice of a bygone era, but instead a current movement. The Problem Solvers show you how it's not only improving care but also saving money.
It's the first full week of summer break, and parents are scrambling to keep their kids busy without breaking the bank. Problem Solver Shellie Bailey-Shah has her top choices for free or nearly free summer family fun.
We all feel a little pain at the pump, especially when we hit the highways for summer road trips. The Problem Solvers crunch the numbers to reveal which gas discount programs offer you the biggest bang for your buck.
Parents are preparing to send their children to summer camps for days, even weeks at a time, but how can you assure yourself that they'll be safe?
You've heard of "take a penny, leave a penny," right? The Problem Solvers bust a 7-Eleven cashier, who's allegedly been taking your pennies without leaving any behind. But does a big corporation like 7-Eleven care?
Have you ever considered how safe your spices are? The Problem Solvers reveal three things you can do to keep your family from getting sick.
Mystery illnesses being diagnosed by medical detectives? Sounds like the plot of a TV show, right? But in fact, it's the idea behind a new online tool, where people win money for figuring out why you're sick.
The Problem Solvers reveal a secret weapon that you, as a job seeker, may be missing. Even if you're not currently looking for a new job, it's something that you'll want to have in your future arsenal.
The Problem Solvers have surprising advice for moms trying to climb the corporate ladder. It comes from women who've risen to the top ranks in business.
We've all heard the slogan: "Milk does the body good!" The Problem Solvers find out if it does it better than milk alternatives - like soy, almond, rice and hemp milk drinks.
Capturing your wedding day through photos is a necessary but costly expense. The Problem Solvers show you a new way to save hundreds of dollars on your marriage memories. The app also is useful for collecting photos of birthday parties and family vacations from multiple sources.
It's Worth Watching Week here at KATU. It's our effort to put extra money in your pocket! The Problem Solvers show you how to run a doggie bed & breakfast inn and earn enough "bones" to pay your mortgage.
Let's face it, kids are typically one step ahead of their parents, but the Problem Solvers uncover a new tool that allows parents to track their kids' texts in real time.
It's Worth Watching Week at KATU - our effort to put extra money in your pocket! The Problem Solvers shows you how to make up to $100 per month, just for expressing your opinion.
It's Worth Watching Week here at KATU - our effort to put extra money in your pocket! The Problem Solvers show you how to get paid for doing everyday tasks in your neighborhood.
Does your toddler have a Twitter handle? Maybe a logo or website of their own? The Problem Solvers discover building your child's brand may not be as crazy as it sounds. In fact, their future success may depend on it.
It's Worth Watching Week at KATU. The Problem Solvers show you how simply taking an smartphone picture can develop into cash.
In the city's first ever audit of the Portland Streetcar, the city auditor suggests that management is off the tracks.
The Problem Solvers have an enlighting way to put hundreds of dollars in your pocket. It's easy as changing as a light bulb. These light bulbs are even better than the ones you saw in stores last year. And they're being sold at a discount by many Oregon retailers.
Some parents in the Beaverton School District are making noise about a Day of Silence scheduled for Friday at Meadow Park Middle School. They believe school administrators have gone too far by endorsing a pro-gay rights' agenda.
A sixth grader from Beaverton turns to the Problem Solvers after a toaster oven explodes in her kitchen.
What do Oregonians without insurance need to know now that Gov. John Kitzhaber has admitted that the Cover Oregon website likely won't work by the March 31 deadline?
A local business that's previously been in the crosshairs of the Problem Solvers is accused of more strong-arm tactics. The company is Aaron's, which has 20 stores that rent furniture, appliances, and eletronics in Oregon and southwest Washington.
So your kids have been watching the Winter Games, and now they have dreams of standing on the podium. The KATU Problem Solvers spent time on the slopes with some local would-be Olympians and discovered that gold medal dreams come with an Olympic-sized commitment from kids and parents, alike.