Category: MHealth

The Healthy Senior

Q. Since I started being a baby-sitting grandparent, I seem to be getting more colds. I must be catching germs from the kids, right? The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases reports...

Give Yourself Priority in the New Year

When I was a teen, my father used to challenge me to do 50 pushups. I worked up to it and eventually did that many. I recall a new boyfriend meeting my...

Considering Medical Marijuana: An Alternative to Expensive Prescriptions

The time is here to consider medical marijuana as an easier, safer and more common medicine than you might think.   Medical marijuana has been legal in Ohio since the Medical Marijuana Control Act...

Care Coaching Program Helps Caregivers

Care Coaching is a meaningful service provided free of charge by Memory Lane Care Services. Giving care to a person with memory loss issues can be overwhelming. Care Coaches can help you: Prioritize...

Give Yourself a Break with Caregiver Services

The Area Office on Aging’s (AOOA’s) Caregiver Support Program provides information and support that give family members and friends a temporary break from the help they provide to their loved one. Families,...

Have Medicare questions?

The open enrollment period for enrolling in your Medicare Plan Coverage for next year ends December 7.  The choices for Medicare insurance plans are numerous and can be confusing. Television ads are flashy...

Two New Infusion Centers Open in Toledo

Infusion Associates and Horizon Infusions have both recently opened to Toledoans with chronic  or other conditions that need ongoing intravenous or injection therapies.  Infusion treatments are prescribed medications that are injected directly...

Sylvania and Springfield Townships Aim to Reduce Falls

In just a few short years, the efforts of the Springfield Township and Sylvania Township fire departments have reduced the number of repeat emergency calls for falls by approximately 80%. Through the combined...

MHealth

There is a New Kid in Town- New Clinic for Medicare recipients Oak Street Health, a for profit, medical clinic has opened in Toledo.  The Center accepts Medicare patients and focuses on improving...

A Silent Predator- A Heart Attack You Didn’t Know You’ve Had

It’s possible to experience a heart attack and not even know it. We’ve all seen those movies, you know the ones, where an actor has a heart attack on screen. They cling...

Health Notes

ProMedica president to lead Alzheimer’s Walk The Toledo Regional edition of the 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, October 8 in downtown Toledo will be led by Angela Brandt, president of ProMedica...

Confused By Medicare Options?

Each year, an important window of opportunity arrives for current Medicare beneficiaries as well as those about to enroll in the government’s health insurance program for older Americans. The Medicare open enrollment period,...





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