Category: MHealth

Alzheimer’s Disease: Support and Guidance for Caregivers

The Alzheimer's Association Northwest Ohio Chapter is providing support and resources for caregivers of people living with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia via free, virtual programs. Effective Communication Strategies, on April 25, 5:00...

Taking Control of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a degenerative brain disorder that leads to movement restrictions and other symptoms in patients. PD most frequently affects people over age 60, but also people of all ages,...

Health Notes: April 2022

OHIO NATIONAL GUARD HELPS UTMC The National Guard was deployed to serve The University of Toledo Medical Center for a month and a half. The Guard’s presence allowed the doctors and nurses at...

ProMedica Launches AAA HealthCONNECT in Toledo The new program features services for seniors in the area

ProMedica has launched their new partner program, AAA HealthCONNECT. The program helps 55+ year olds in the Toledo, Dayton and Cincinnati area with any health related questions and challenges they face. Patients can...

UToledo Community Care Clinics

The University of Toledo CommunityCare clinics aim to provide healthcare for the underserved and raise healthcare awareness in the Toledo area.  The clinics provide opportunities for volunteers to explore societal issues, practice principles...

Wellness Wednesdays

In its second year, Wellness Wednesday is being offered at the JCC/YMCA in Sylvania on the third Wednesday of each month from 10:30 - 12:30. The partnership between Kingston Healthcare Company and the...

Is the high level of cocoa in dark chocolate good for you?

By John Grimaldi, ASSOCIATION OF MATURE AMERICAN CITIZENS News about your health can be quite depressing – especially these days – but the news that eating dark chocolate, the kind that contains lots...

Webinar on Effectively Communicating with those Living with Alzheimer’s and Caring for Caregivers

“For those who take care of someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, which is a 24/7 job, has been particularly challenging. These caregivers have been increasingly isolated and many times unable...

What To Do If A Holiday Visit With An Aging Parent Sparked Concerns

By: Chris Orestis CSA, president of Retirement Genius www.retirementgenius.com Adult children who spent time over the holidays with their aging parents may in some cases have returned home haunted by agonizing questions. Are their parents experiencing...

HEALTH NOTES – January 2022

Virtual Caregivers Coffee MemoryLane Care offers free weekly meetings for caregivers providing advice and support regarding a myriad of topics (aging issues, memory loss, dementia, etc.).  Facilitated by Cheryl Conley, a licensed social...

Health and Wellness 2022

2022 is your year to be healthy and well! We asked some local pros to share their secrets about healthy foods, the importance of fitness and just being healthy.  Here is what...

Alzheimer’s in the Winter

By Taylor Viers  Wandering behavior in individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease is fairly common. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6 in 10 individuals with the disease wander at least once and many do...

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Day tripping to Frankenmuth

Great options for exploring are a short drive away.  Maybe you only have a few days to travel, didn’t get your planning done early,...

Nature’s Nursery launches “The Nest We Need,” fundraiser

Nature’s Nursery rescues and rehabilitates thousands of animals each year. Posting photos of their latest rescues on Instagram or hosting educational nature programs for...

Dr. Strange in The Multiverse of Madness Review: Campy Horror Fans Rejoice

The newest installment of the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe comes Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Directed by Sam Raimi, the horror savant behind...