All posts by Erin Holden

Stream Menopause the Musical

If you’re looking for ways to support the art scene during COVID-19 and you could use a good laugh, Menopause the Musical is just the ticket. You can now stream the show knowing that 10 percent of the proceeds go to The Actors Fund, which provides financial assistance to performing artists.  The long-running production features

Tips to stay in touch

When you have a loved one who is socially isolated, whether they are in assisted living or in their own home, it can be difficult to find ways to connect without being able to physically interact.  To help combat this isolation, the Alzheimer’s Association and the Ohio Health Care Association have created a list of

MemoryLane’s phone support for caregivers

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be quite taxing under any circumstance, but it is particularly hard for caregivers during COVID-19.  Now MemoryLane is offering free phone support for dementia education, community resource information, and emotional support for any caregiver who needs assistance.  Call MemoryLane Care Services to learn more about this service

Lucas County Testing Options for COVID-19

As states across the country begin easing restrictions to open up their economies, Lucas County is making a push to increase testing opportunities for those who are symptomatic, a key component of our community’s eventual return to normalcy. “In our current state of the coronavirus pandemic, testing is most appropriate for individuals experiencing symptoms of

Literacy Program Brings Back Pen Pals

Partners in Education’s Mentors in Toledo Schools are continuing their literacy program through the lost art of letter writing. The group typically tutors and mentors Toledo Public School children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade in person, but COVID-19 has required the volunteers to get creative. They are sending the students letters, encouraging them to keep

YWCA Northwest Ohio provides domestic violence support during COVID-19

While the shelter in place mandate is difficult enough for most people, there is a section of the population that is particularly hard hit by this aspect of the COVID-19 crisis— those vulnerable to domestic violence. YWCA Northwest Ohio wants to remind the public that if you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence,