Patients commonly complain about the pace of healthcare— between hospital visits, appointments with specialists, and waiting rooms, the process of evaluation, diagnosis and treatment often seems slow. In recent years, telemedicine has allowed healthcare professionals to use telecommunications technology to share information, images, and more, remotely, improving care for patients in their homes, workplaces or assisted living facilities. To help bring healthcare forward, Toledo Physician Murthy Gokula has opened a simple and easy to use new Family Medicine & Geriatrics Connected holistic health care clinic, featuring patient-centered approaches, 24/7 (concierge) physician services, and telemedicine at 2230 W. Laskey Rd., in Toledo. Board-certified in family medicine and geriatrics. Dr. Gokula is considered a pioneer in the “stay home” model of care for the elderly, working closely with nursing homes, assisted living and senior living facilities.
There is a volunteer opportunity for dog lovers just waiting to unleash some of their free time. ADAI (Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence) is supported locally by The Ability Center to help people with disabilities. This is an opportunity for community members who love puppies (who doesn’t?) and who want to lend a helping hand.
Winter seemed to last forever. Some of us didn’t stick to our healthy routines over the cold months. It’s time to come out of hibernation and Spring Into Health! We talked to some of the top, local health experts. They answered some questions about their area of specialty and gave some healthy advice, too. Sarah
Three Toledoans fulfill passions with their hobbies Life sometimes makes it difficult to find time for yourself. With family, work and other responsibilities, a hobby often doesn’t seem possible. Retirement is the perfect time to explore activities that you might have only thought about fleetingly in years past. If you are looking to slow down