April 25, 2014

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You CanTake Charge

By Amanda Lilly, McClatchy-Tribune It seems there is always at least one seasonal celebration with foods that threaten our healthy hearts and trim tummies. But with barbeques, cocktail parties, birthday parties and more on our weekly calendars, it can be extra tough for some of us to watch our cholesterol and stick to a hearthealthy Read More…

No Job is too Small or too Complex

At Bill Handy Mann Service, we are dedicated to providing homeowners, designers, and architects with service, project management, craftsmanship and the expertise required to successfully complete your project. Founded on the principles of ethical business practices and the high standards of customer satisfaction, our proven record for quality and timely performance applies to a diverse Read More…

Focus on Design

What’s the reason for moving as you get older? Usually it’s because the bathroom in your current home is not geared for physical disabilities, or for aging in place. The tub is too high to step over for showering, the toilet is too low, it’s hard to get up and down, and never mind what Read More…

It’s Time to Live the Life You’ve Always Dreamed of… at Quarry Lakes at Amherst

There is no time like the present to move into your dream home! The savings and incentives have never been greater at Quarry Lakes at Amherst. Our community is growing every day and we are passing the savings along to you. Stop in and view our pricing and features, which include thousands of dollars in Read More…

You Are Not Alone

Caring Seniors

I may be getting older but I am no less independent. I want to stay in my own home. I want my kids to visit. I want to be able to cook, clean and shop just like I used to. But I know that my family is a little worried about me. Maybe I can’t Read More…

Grapes May Protect Your Heart

Grapes

By Michele Munz St. Louis Post-Dispatch Grapes reduce risk factors for heart disease and diabetes in rats, according to a University of Michigan Health System study. The findings were presented Monday at the Experimental Biology convention in California. Researchers took a group of rats prone to be overweight and fed them a typical high-fat American Read More…

Spouses Who Care for Partners with Dementia Are at Risk

BARBARA HADDOCK TAYLOR/BALTIMORE SUN/MCT. Marilyn, top, and Steve Blum pose for portrait at their Owings Mills, Maryland home. Marilyn is taking care of Steve, who has dementia. They have been married for 32 years.

By Kelly Brewington The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE—For Marilyn Blum, the hardest part of dealing with her husband’s dementia was getting him to give up the car keys. There were the arguments, the denial and that day four years ago when he grabbed the keys, stormed off and started the ignition. He was lost for hours. Read More…

North Ridgeville Senior Center News

Holiday Closing Monday, July 5 the Senior Center will be closed in observance of Independence Day. Men’s Breakfast The program is with Ryan Gates, General Manager of the Lake Erie Crushers from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast is served at 9:00 a.m. and is only $2.50. Call the Center for reservations at 353-0828. Ladies’ Brunch Read More…

Yoga Power

Yoga Power – Look to the Stars for strength, balance and flexibility! Michelle Star Yoga and Healing Arts, that is! As a senior myself, I know how the body changes as we “mature.” Now you can benefit from my 40 years of Yoga practice and 25 years of experience teaching. You can stay YOUNG with Read More…

Change Isn’t Always Easy, But It Can Be Nice

If you’ve been in your home for several years, change can be a something that doesn’t come easy. We build attachments to our homes and our surroundings. We’ve raised our children and sometime our grandchildren in this home, so the decision to move is hard. However change is apart if life. Some changes are more Read More…