Give back. The holiday season can be especially trying for people in our communities facing homelessness and other challenges. Consider donating goods, time or other resources to a local food pantry, family shelter or seasonal program like Toys for Tots. No matter where you choose to give, it’s always helpful to contact the organization first to see if there are particular items it especially needs. Related: Daylight Savings Time Ends This Month, Don’t Forget to Adjust Clocks
Schedule heating-system maintenance. Make sure the winter months will be as toasty and cozy as possible in your home by keeping up with the regular maintenance and cleaning of the boiler or furnace.