If you or a loved one is experiencing the early effects of Alzheimer’s or mild memory loss, the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter has teamed up with the Toledo Lucas County Public Library to host Memory Café. The group will have the option of socializing or they can work on an art project together. “At a time when social connections often lessen, this allows for new connections with others and fun,” explains Brenda Hendricks, the early stage coordinator at the Association. Coffee, tea, water, sweets and supplies will be provided. The Memory Café will be held from 2-4pm on the third Wednesday of every month at the Reynolds Corner Branch Library, 4833 Dorr St. 1-800-272-3900 for info or to sign up for the Café. alz.org/nwohio
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Manhattan’s Pub and Cheer on Adams Street in Uptown opened in December, 2002 and recently celebrated its 15th anniversary. Toledo native, Zach Lahey, the restaurant’s owner and general manager explains, “For almost ten years, it was a major struggle to keep the doors open, to really find our place in the micro-neighborhood (Uptown) that we’re in.”
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?
A new Lake Erie shipwreck discovery in July, 2015, by the Cleveland Underwater Explorers (CLUE) spurred Toledo’s National Museum of the Great Lakes to raise funding to excavate and investigate the unique find. The discovery attracted national news headlines because, let’s face it, a shipwreck is intriguing.