Mature Living
1120 Adams Street, Toledo, Ohio

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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…

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Unruly Arts’ meaningful mission

“Love at first sight with clients who are happy and giving.” That’s how Vicki Dougherty describes her feelings regarding the developmentally disabled artists who ply their talents in the little house with the purple door. For the past two months, Dougherty has served as studio manager for the Unruly Arts…

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Can’t Stand Your CPAP?

“I know my brain needs oxygen to survive, but this Darth Vader mask is driving me crazy!” While CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is considered the gold standard for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), there is a problem with patient compliance. Research articles have shown that CPAP compliance can…

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It’s the Holidays Fashion: Ideas That Dazzle

by Pat Nowak In November the parties begin – the get togethers to cheer on your favorite team, the company holiday party, gatherings at the neighbors and other celebrations – everyone wants to be dazzling. In 2016 women have many options but make sure you know the dress code for the…

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Past Traditions, Future Burdens: Managing Holiday Expectations

By Chris Watson “But it’s tradition.…”During the holidays, the statement echoes in family conversations like a wartime battle cry. For those feeling musical, they may even break into their best Tevye from Fiddler on the Roof. Our holiday traditions help us feel an intrinsic connection to where we came from…

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Saving Money on a Second Wedding

Costs Can be Contained By Pat Nowak You finally met him or her and marriage may be in the future. Your first marriage was likely was quite expensive. It may be unnecessary to repeat, but you still want to celebrate in style. Here are some cost saving tips to help….

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The Luxury of Dryness (Getting your Bladder to Behave)

by Karen Liberi MS, MPT, WCS What do sex, pee and poop all have in common? It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke. The reality is that when the common factor for all three of these important vital functions, pelvic floor muscles, don’t not work properly, the results are…

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Station Favorites Talk About The Future

By Chris Watson They are vocal companions, chatting at us through speakers from gigantic PA systems to tiny headphones. They help us know what is happening in our world, what intersection to avoid, whether school is delayed or, heaven forbid, canceled, and the local church festivals this weekend. They keep…

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Whisper of Love: Bonds Between Grandmothers and Granddaughters

Prose by Barbara Johnstone The grandmother scooped up the baby girl and held her tightly. She walked slowly across the room and settled into a chair.  Placing the baby carefully on her lap, she kissed her forehead, then her cheeks, and even her wiggly toes. She talked to the baby…

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Centers for Quality Living

Successful Aging Begins Here by Pamela S. Crabtree, MLS Living a successful, fulfilled and quality life is a goal most people strive to achieve. The Center for Health and Successful Living and the Center for Successful Aging assist our local community in achieving those goals, helping to battle aging and…