Mature Living
1120 Adams Street, Toledo, Ohio


Games of Kindness

Athletes and Spectators – Take note By Daniel Intrater Competition can bring out the best in all of us…but at times, it can also bring out the worst. Merriam Webster defines competition: “To strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others who are trying to…


Couples Share their “Secrets” for Long, Successful Marriages

By Christine A. Holliday While millions of Americans marry every year, statistics also suggest that nearly half of these marriage participants find reasons to end their unions. Problems with finances or sex or in-laws, lack of communication, stresses of parenthood and unreasonable expectations can all lead individuals to conclude that…


The Ice Cream Season: Age is Not a Factor

by Pamela Crabtree Ummm Ummm Good! Rejoice as July is National Ice Cream Month and there’s nothing tastier on a hot, humid day than a double dip cone or a sundae loaded with whipped cream, nuts and a cherry. Unlike many situations in life, enjoying an ice cream treat doesn’t…


A Father’s Day Tribute

By Pat Nowak On Father’s Day, I lovingly remember my dad. While he died almost 20 years ago, I still miss him. He was the one who was always there for me, providing the sage advice and wisdom that still guides me, years later. One of ten children, he was…


Grandparents On the Clock

Parents Can’t Always Do It Alone By Pamela Crabtree When my 37-year-old son, Eric, decided to enter the realm of single fatherhood, the whole family was behind him 100 percent. We knew he was venturing into unchartered territory, since being the residential parent of his then 2 ½ -year-old daughter in…


Online Dating In Perspective

Thinking about turning to the web for your next potential partner?


Valentine’s Day and lost loved ones

How widows and widowers have learned to cope


Sweetheart Celebration at Lighthouse Landing

Get a little something for your Valentine this year.

Alencia Loredo and grandmother Anna Geronimo.

Technology Keeps Grandparents Connected

Grandparents are using different kinds of tech to stay in touch.