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Devices Keeping Us Connected—Smart Devices Include Hands-free Use and Video Phone Capabilities

“Alexa… bring up Mature Living News online so I can read it.”

#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

They Changed the Game

Black quarterbacks in the NFL in the 1960s and 1970s were denied opportunities to lead teams and make a living. In 1969 James Harris was an eighth round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills.

Greater Toledo History Trail

Local: Stroll through NW Ohio’s past on the Greater Toledo History Trail, a self-guided tour of nine different Toledo-area history organizations, to learn about the Glass City’s olden days.

X-Rated education at Lourdes University

Local: Learn something new during the Lourdes University Lifelong Learning Thinking Outside the Box: X workshop

Visit the Historic Woodlawn Cemetery and Arboretum for evening strolls

Local: Step into local National Historic Site, the Historic Woodlawn Cemetery and Arboretum for themed summer evening strolls.

Dear Mayo Clinic: Controlling Symptoms of GERD

DEAR MAYO CLINIC,
I’m 62 years old and am having difficulty keeping healthy weight on due to GERD and reflux. I am really confused about what foods and beverages I should avoid, and what foods will not make my reflux act up. What do you recommend mature adults who have this condition avoid, and what healthy food are best for my situation?

NASA Flight Director: Mission Control Relies on Maturity, Passion

According to University of Toledo graduate, Dr. Robert Dempsey, NASA flight director and lead author of the 400-page book, while the science is amazing, and space itself is dazzling, this is a book about teamwork—specifically, the behind-the-scenes, often invisible effort of the mission control team behind the ISS (International Space Station).

Tax-Savings Ideas: Help With Long-Term Care Expenses

One huge expense that awaits a large percentage of Americans near the end of their lives is long-term care. Coming up with the money to pay for a nursing home, an assisted living facility, or other such care isn’t always easy. What many seniors and their families don’t realize, though, is that there are tax deductions they can take advantage of that would give them extra money to help with long-term care expenses.

Remain Active With Gardening: Tips For A Growing Hobby

Gardening is a low impact, stress reducing activity that can improve your overall health and wellbeing. Here are some quick and simple gardening tasks and the benefits of this healthful activity.

Kelly Broadway: Her Life Is A Continuous Song

Kelly Broadway (and her last name provides a hint) is a vocalist, comedienne, musician, entertainer, instructor, and actress and, when you hear her sing, you will agree she is absolutely awesome.

Toledo’s Main Library Gets A Facelift

After 20 years without any major renovations, the Toledo Lucas County Main Library downtown is readying for some major work this year. To better serve the community, key features of the renovation include relocating the cafe, gallery and gift shop, technology updates, creating new spaces to foster cultural, educational and economic development and expanding multi-function space.