Tag: Columns

Vaccines and the Elderly

My neighbor just got her first vaccine; it took her three days of telephoning to get an appointment.  A friend of mine has spent recent days arranging vaccine appointments for her elderly...

MSTORYTELLING: Visiting Gigi’s house

A new grandma’s diary excerpts 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...

EDITOR’S NOTE – November 2020

Dear Readers, In this, our last issue for 2020, I’m thinking about a year dominated by Covid-19 - births, deaths, schools, jobs, elections, social activities.  I have maintained a positive attitude with my...

Don’t Just Throw It Away

Is your medicine cabinet full of old, out-of-date, or unneeded prescriptions? Join Jennifer Grabarczyk, Chief Clinical Pharmacist, for a Lunch ‘n Learn presentation on Prescription Drug Use/Misuse & Proper Disposal of Medication.

Movies at the Maumee Theatre

The 5th Annual Maumee Film Festival presents local filmmakers’ short films, features and documentaries at the historic venue.

Green Acres Is The Place To Be

Enjoy live music by Woody Pines, beer and wine, appetizers and auctions at Black Swamp Conservancy’s annual fundraiser— Bluegrass & Green Acres.

Aiming To End Parkinson’s Disease

Each year, almost 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), but some of those patients might soon find relief for themselves and their families.

The Northwest Ohio BIG Wish Gala Raises Funds

The Northwest Ohio BIG Wish Gala raises funds for the Make-A-Wish foundation that helps so many families’ dreams come true.

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Reader’s Choice 2021

Who gets your vote for our Readers Choice Awards? Your opinion counts. Please take time to tell us who should receive this coveted recognition. Rules ...

Good things to do for Others

Tape a couple of dollar bills to a vending machine Buy a meal for a stranger at a restaurant. Let the person inline behind you go...

Know a caregiver that deserves pampering?

Nominate your candidate to win prizes from local businesses by Caregivers360, a local nonprofit organization that recognizes caregivers having “the passion to help those...