If you or a loved one is experiencing the early effects of Alzheimer’s or mild memory loss, the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter has teamed up with the Toledo Lucas County Public Library to host Memory Café. The group will have the option of socializing or they can work on an art project together. “At a time when social connections often lessen, this allows for new connections with others and fun,” explains Brenda Hendricks, the early stage coordinator at the Association. Coffee, tea, water, sweets and supplies will be provided. The Memory Café will be held from 2-4pm on the third Wednesday of every month at the Reynolds Corner Branch Library, 4833 Dorr St. 1-800-272-3900 for info or to sign up for the Café. alz.org/nwohio
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