by Pat Nowak
New Year’s resolutions are the perfect opportunity for all those who have failed to start making the changes that they said they would make next week, next month, or perhaps when winter starts.
We ask our experts what people should remember about making life changing resolutions so here is your chance to sit down and prepare a list of important lifestyle changes you want to make.
Dr. Clint Keifer Doctor of Audiology
Great Lakes Audiology 3780 King Rd, 2C • Toledo 419 EAR-CARE (327-2273)
Hearing problems often “sneak up” on us making life difficult in many ways by straining relationships, sending the wrong messages (appearance of confusion, rudeness, ineptitude, etc.), and lowering quality of life. Untreated hearing loss has even been linked to dementia! Resolving to seek audiology services can help prevent further declines and restore the ability to fully engage with the world around us. You will be surprised at what professional procedures and modern technology can do!
5333 Monroe St. 419.841.3537 | yaegershoes.com
Oh my aching feet should not be what you are saying. A great resolution to make is to invest in your feet. Yaeger’s Shoe Store in both Toledo and Monroe has expert employees that can take the time and size you correctly in stylish shoes and boots for your feet. They have been in Toledo over 20 years and to make your life easier let them help your feet feel great by coming to where the comfort is…Yaeger’s Shoes.
Parkcliffe Alzheimer’s Community
Parkcliffe Alzheimer’s Community 419.381.9447 | parkcliffe.com
“This New Year, caregivers of loved ones with dementia should resolve to get informed about the disease process. To be best prepared for hard decisions—now and in the future—caregivers should understand how the stages of dementia progress.”
“Knowledge and advice can be sought from doctors, organizations like the Alzheimer’s Association and the Dementia Action Alliance, or from peers and professionals at support groups or community education events. In January and February, Parkcliffe Community will sponsor free education groups at various libraries so that anyone facing this daunting illness can be best informed. There are also monthly support groups in neighborhoods that are open to the public.”
“Also, resolve to find the humor amidst all the stress. Sometimes your best bet will be to laugh and give yourself a break!”
Harbor Behavioral Health
419.475.4449 | harbor.org
The year 2016 is the year to seek assistance when life gets overwhelming. One in five adults in America experience a mental health issue every year. Don’t be afraid to reach out for help. Harbor Behavioral Health is here to provide you with a source of strength to help you cope with all of life’s challenges. Harbor provides counseling, psychiatric services, care coordination, and wellness education. Harbor Behavioral Health, affiliate of ProMedica, is the largest mental health provider in Northwest Ohio with several locations in the Toledo area. Harbor will improve the health and well- being of individuals and families by providing the highest quality compassionate care possible.
Jon Frankel, DDS
TOLEDO 5012 Talmadge Rd. • Toledo 419.474.9611
MAUMEE Frankel & Puhl 4359 Keystone Drive • Maumee 419.893.0221
Top Three Resolutions from your Dentist
Don’t be a stranger.
Schedule check-up or re-care appointments at least twice a year. You can care for small issues before they become big problems.
Add to your existing routine.
Do you have a morning cup of Joe? Brush and floss before. If flavor is a problem go paste-less. In the evening when you slip into your bed clothes brush and floss. Just add to what you already do!
Invest in the best.
Buy a toothbrush you like. Use a magnifying cosmetic mirror to evaluate your smile up-close. Find floss that works well for you.
Happy Healthy New Year from Frankel Dentistry!
Michael DeYarman Owner/Practitioner
Hear-Rite Hearing Centers 419.517.7794 | hear-rite.com
“This New Year, it is important that those with concerns about their hearing and their loved ones resolve to learn more about what can be done to improve their quality of life through better hearing.”
“Having a baseline test to establish one’s current level of hearing is the first step. Not only does this allow for comparison in the future, if there is a loss, questions and concerns can be immediately addressed. Free hearing tests are always available at any of the three offices.”
Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful New Year!!!