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(NAPSA)—If you’re concerned about the cost of an eye exam, you should know that the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s EyeCare America program provides eye care through volunteer ophthalmologists for eligible seniors 65 and older; and those at increased risk for eye disease. Learn more at www.eyecareamerica.org

You and those you care about can look extra festive and fashionable this holiday season and into the months ahead when you need a few hints from the experts at maurices stores and online at www.maurices.com on all the go-to styles to give (including to yourself).

You can get a great job delivering presents and other packages this holiday season—and you don’t even have to be Santa Claus. You can be a Personal Vehicle Driver with UPS—a full-time opportunity. To apply or for more information, go to www.upsjobs.com

You can pick up stocking stuffers for the Foodie or Home Chef in your life at the grocery store while you’re picking up ingredients for your holiday meal or purchase at tinyurl.com/BHgifts.

Pets help keep people calm. Now, you can help your furry friends relax when their lives get stressful. NaturVet Quiet Moments Calming Aids are veterinarian formulated and recommended to help support a pet’s nervous system in reducing tension. Learn more at www.NaturVet.com and (888) 628-8783.

A study of people using eHealthMedicare.com to compare Medicare plans found that fewer than one in ten were enrolled in the lowest cost plan for their personal prescription drug regimen. Those who switched to their optimal drug plan saved an average of $1,144 per year.

The Postal Inspection Service suggests ways to keep your mail, packages and postal delivery person safe. For example, use Registered Mail for valuable packages. And, if a carrier delivers mail to your door, keep the family dog secured. For more great tips, visit: www.uspis.gov

Through the Ticket to Work program, people who get Social Security disability benefits can work with authorized service providers called Employment Networks or State Vocational Rehabilitation agencies to prepare for the workforce, find a job, or progress in their careers. Learn more at https://choosework.ssa.gov or 1-866-968-7842.

The Discovery Education “Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! Contest” can help elementary students become financially empowered adults. Teachers and parents can enter by pledging to encourage financial literacy. Winners get thousands of dollars for their school. Enter the contest and learn more at www.cha-chingusa.org/contest and www.discoveryeducation.com

To learn how much you could make by renting out a second home, see the Vrbo rent potential calculator at www.vrbo.com/lyp. There you can also find a variety of resources and tools to help you market your rental.