Alzheimer’s and dementia sufferers have a new resource in Sylvania. Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Services now offers specialized care programs and assistance in the NW Ohio area. Formed as a merger of numerous area Alzheimer organizations, ADCS offerings include an Adult Day Program for daytime care services, a short-term respite program, which offers overnight care, and supplies, including wheelchairs. Service users pay what they can for the assistance programs, which are subsidized by area groups. The Center is open 7:30am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday and is located at 2500 N. Reynolds Rd. The group also offers a 24-hour helpline at 1-800-272-3900.
A first time grandma reflects on the changes a baby brings to holiday family gatherings By Lisa Alleman Thanksgiving 2018. We gather around my dining room table to eat our turkey dinner with urgency. Unlike other years, the turkey is not the main event. My daughter, who is 5 months pregnant with our first
Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash We all know that cooking your own Thanksgiving dinner can be a bit stressful at times. Luckily, there are other options for both dine-in and pick-up if you want to skip the laborious work and relax with your family and friends. We’ve put together a list of some of
Senior citizens and others with conditions that render them especially susceptible to COVID-19 aren’t just struggling because of the potential for contracting the virus — the isolation from months of lost social interaction has been devastating for many. Assisted living facilities, highly regulated, controlled environments when it comes to social isolation, finally allowed visitation with
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