Mature Living
1120 Adams Street, Toledo, Ohio

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Senior Pass For National Parks Gets Price Hike After Aug. 28

Get to your federal parks before Monday, August 28! As part of legislation passed in 2016, the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase in price from $10 to $80. A lifetime pass available to senior citizens, the Senior Pass allows access to all parks managed by…

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Long Term Care Insurance

Discussing insurance, any type of insurance, can become contentious. A conversation, as we age, on what coverages we need or don’t need often seems more centered in politics than coverage and affordability. Long term care insurance is no different. Tied into what is and isn’t “health care”, whether certain coverage…

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Grandparents in Transition

We all know the grandparents, aunts, or uncles we want to be. That image, brought to us from television, is the funny and charming star who, played by a beloved veteran actor, brings wisdom and levity into a household filled with rules and homework. All of us want that role….

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Navigating the Auto Market

Car buying used to be simple. If you could afford a new car, you picked the model and color at your favorite dealership, signed some paperwork, then diligently made payments and drove that car until it gave up from exhaustion. Or— a less expensive alternative— you saved some money and…

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History puts on a show

What happens when you mix theater and history? Sometimes, you get terrible period pieces. Other times? You get Ohio Chautauqua, a 19th-century tradition of bringing history to life through a five-day celebration of music, education and performances full of audience participation. Enjoy daytime activities, interesting lessons and unique performances that…

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Construction fantasy

Live out your youthful fantasies of working some heavy duty construction equipment without starting a second career. Hocking Hills Sandbox, a new tourist attraction in SE Ohio, allows visitors to operate track loaders, a bulldozer and excavators. You can also ride 60 feet up in a cherry picker to survey…

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Center

Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers have a new resource in Sylvania. Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Services now offers specialized care programs and assistance in the NW Ohio area. Formed as a merger of numerous area Alzheimer organizations, ADCS offerings include an Adult Day Program for daytime care services, a short-term respite…

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MProfile: Former superintendent Lucas County Educational Center

Tom Baker graduated from Marietta High School and made his way to Bowling Green University with a full scholarship for playing basketball. He received his bachelor of science degree in 1964 and his master’s of education degree in 1969 before doing post master’s degree work at the University of Toledo….

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What’s Important about Your Credit Score

We often do not think much about our credit scores. After all, if you have money, what do you need to know about your credit score? Actually your credit score could be costing you thousands of dollars on a car loan or mortgage. Many people underestimate the true cost of…

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Good Grief: A Place To Heal

“Good gravy,” “Good luck,” “Good gracious” and the familiar “Good Grief” are well-known words of exclamation. But Good Grief of Northwest Ohio is putting the “good” in grief. Without minimizing the heartache after the death of a loved one, whether they are a parent, sibling or grandparent, the organization offers…