July 30, 2014

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Homecare and Homehealth Care: The Difference & How We Work Together

By: Robin Donnelly, LPN, DCP Most callers to our office automatically assume that the assistance they need at home, will be covered by Medicare, will be provided by a nurse and therefore think they are in need of 24-hour care. It isn’t, it won’t be and no, you do not. The title “nurse” is used Read More…

Turn Your Unwanted Jewelry Into Cash at Elyria Jewelers & Repair

clockwise from left: Bill Piorkowski, Brad Kaminski and Toni Ries.

Bill Piorkowski, owner of Elyria Jewelers, invites you to stop in at their new location (486 N. Abbe Rd. in Elyria) to check out their newest product lines… Reflections by Simstars – This is the latest and greatest in the world of charms… a system of affordable sterling silver beads, murano glass beads, 14K Gold Read More…

Cost Effective Senior Living

Seniors

Want to know one of the best kept secrets in Lorain County? E.R.C. Senior Apartments is where independent seniors can find exceeding affordable living accommodations, without the pressures of spending down their savings. E.R.C. can save seniors nearly half the cost of what independent living competitors charge by offering cost smart advantages in the local Read More…

Plan for Long-Term Care Needs

By Jane Glenn Haas The Orange County Register A couple of weeks ago, I said too many seniors are afraid to face death. Five years after Terri Schiavo’s family battled to let her die by having her feeding tube removed, the “be prepared” lesson has been learned by fewer than 30 percent of the seniors. Read More…

Food Assistance Program Outreach Underway in Lorain County

In Lorain County The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, in joint partnership with The Lorain County Office on Aging, currently has a Food Assistance Program Outreach project underway to increase community awareness and participation by seniors in the Ohio Food Assistance Program. The Food Assistance Program, once known as Food Stamps, is Read More…

What’s Going On?

Senior's Quarterly

The next edition of Seniors Quarterly will be published on Wednesday, September 8th. Seniors and county groups may send information about upcoming events and activities to: Jen Vopat The Chronicle-Telegram 225 East Ave. Elyria, OH 44035 Items may also be e-mailed to jvopat@chroniclet.com. Information for the September 8th issue must be received by September 2nd. Read More…

Preventive Measures Promote Good Health and Independence

By Judith Graham Chicago Tribune If you’re an older adult wondering what you should be doing to stay healthy, the most important answer is staying active. “Physical activity is more powerful than any medication a senior can take,” says Dr. Cheryl Phillips, a San Francisco physician and president of the American Geriatrics Society. Much of Read More…

Free Senior Citizens Dinner

Senior citizens dinner

Sidona Lodge #93 PHA will be having a senior citizens dinner on Sunday, June 27, 2010 at Marcel Hall, 117 Oberlin Road from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The dinner is free for those 55 years old or over. If you have any questions, you may contact Stanley Rosemond at 440-665-1393.

Moving to a Retirement Community Can Be Rewarding

Are you trying to decide if you should move to a retirement community? Wondering if you should wait until next year? Before you make your decision, consider some of the immediate benefits of moving in now. Socialization Seniors may be isolated from the company of others due to winter weather conditions, but living in a Read More…

Valu-Rooter of Elyria Offers a Wide Range of Services

Value Rooter

Valu-Rooter of Elyria, Ohio offers a wide range of plumbing repair and replacement services for sump pumps, toilets, faucets, sinks, tubs, water heaters, backwater valves and garbage disposals. We also offer sewer and drain cleaning. We use traditional cable machines and high pressure jets, depending on the job. When you are in need of professional, Read More…