All posts by Erin Marsh

Yoga For 50 And Over

People unfamiliar with yoga may have the impression that the activity presents impossibly hard poses, or easy, passive stretches on the floor. In fact, yoga runs the whole gamut— from a gentle, restorative practice to fast-moving, powerful exercise. Doctors frequently suggest to patients that they start a yoga practice for the health benefits, including lowered

Cancer Care: Focusing on mental health for patients

Almost 10 percent of the U.S. population has been diagnosed with cancer, along with countless other lives having been affected by the disease. Linda Waters, local Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Supervisor, and doctoral candidate at the University of Toledo, explains, “People are living with cancer a lot longer because treatment is much better, and

Cannabis Use Booming in Baby Boomers—One of the Fastest Growing Groups to Use Marijuana

Tessa’s primary care physician advised her to take melatonin to help with the sleep and wrote her prescriptions for the other ailments. Tessa confesses, “I would take 12 melatonin pills, plus all my other meds that I’m on, and I still couldn’t sleep. There were days when I had to go home early because I was afraid it wouldn’t be safe for me (to wait any longer) to drive [from exhaustion].”

#GivingTuesday

After Thanksgiving, we are hit with days focused on shopping— Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Then, #GivingTuesday reminds us to slow down and focus the importance of helping our community. WHAT is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday began in 2012 to kick off the charitable season by using the power of social media and collaboration. Since, the day