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January Home Maintenance

By Lisa Alleman Add these home maintenance tips to your 2021 Resolutions The holidays are behind us once again along with December’s flurry of activity and family focus. As we begin another...

2021 Resolutions: Planning for the world after 2020

A worldwide pandemic, a contentious national election and a renewed examination of racism in America, accompanied by hurricanes, fires and even murder hornets, made 2020 a once-in-a-lifetime year.  “The hardest thing for...

RESTAURANTS OFFERING HEALTHY OPTIONS Need to take off five pounds after the holidays? 

  Happy New Year!  Did you eat your way through the holidays?  Need or want to shed a few pounds?  Still want to enjoy restaurant fare?  Diets and restaurants are not necessarily incompatible.  The...

Who is this person taking care of me? Local health systems utilize ‘hospitalist’ approach

by Jason Webber Dr. Steven Zook is a hometown product and a University of Toledo School of Medicine graduate who works at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. He’s also a member of what has been...

Take Control of Your Healthcare Journey: Hospice versus Palliative Care

Taking care of a loved one with a serious illness can be a confusing time that leads to a number of high-stakes questions. Do they require end-of-life care? Do healthcare plans provide...

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...

Thanksgiving Day Roundup 2020: All the Good Eats, None of the Hassle

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...

Quarantined and Disconnected: COVID-19’s effects on those with disabilities

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...

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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...