Tag: Health

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...

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...

Save on essential medications with the help of United Way 2-1-1

Thousands of individuals in Lucas, Ottawa and Wood County saved money on essential medications in 2020 thanks to the United Way of Greater Toledo and FamilyWize, a pharmacy discount program. Working in partnership,...

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...

HELPING OLDER ADULTS AVOID ISOLATION AND LONELINESS 

As winter sets in, isolation increases for older adults, but there are ways to limit loneliness.  In a year that has been defined by isolation, loneliness may increase in the next few months...

Isolation in Quarantine: How COVID-19 affects those with disabilities

Senior citizens and people with conditions that leave them especially vulnerable during COVID-19 aren’t just struggling because of the potential illness— the isolation resulting from several months of not interacting with people...

COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing Site Available in Toledo

COLUMBUS – A COVID-19 pop-up testing site will be available in Toledo on July 29 and July 30. Anyone can get a no-cost test at this location. No appointment is needed; anyone...

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Pets and Fireworks

We love our pets, and we love our fireworks, but it just so happens that our pets don’t love our fireworks. Although fireworks entertain...

Clue (1985)

YOUTUBE Clue (1985) It sounds like the worst idea: A movie based upon a relatively simple board game. Yet it turned out to be a cult...

Lemon Chiffon Cake with Blueberry-Coriander Buttercream

A couple of weeks ago I was asked to bring dessert for a family picnic.  Just a few days before that I received the...