Visitation Restrictions Taking a Heavy Toll

5/21/2020 9:55:31 AM

Seniors living in long-term care facilities, and their families, still have a heavy burden to bear with government-mandated visitation restrictions firmly in place.  On March 11, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine issued an order limiting the number of visit... Read More..

Nursing Homes, Healthcare Heroes, and COVID-19

5/15/2020 3:32:42 PM

Our promise is to help seniors age on their own terms by providing safe environments where quality healthcare is delivered.  We promise to do that with compassion, respect, gratitude, and leadership.  That was our promise prior to COVID-19.  It is st... Read More..

Seven Tips for Caregivers

2/28/2020 8:00:00 AM

Caregivers are well-acquainted with guilt, self-doubt, conflict, and exhaustion. Their days are characterized with highs and lows, dilemmas and predicaments, anxiety and resolve. It’s an emotional roller coaster that requires tremendous strength of... Read More..

How to Be a Good Neighbor to the Elderly

2/18/2020 8:54:00 AM

"All of us, at some time or other, need help. Whether we're giving or receiving help, each one of us has something valuable to bring to this world. That's one of the things that connects us as neighbors--in our own way, each one of us is a giver and... Read More..

Glaucoma Is a Leading Cause of Blindness

1/22/2020 8:00:00 AM

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month.  This sight-stealing disease affects more that 3 million Americans, and the National Eye Institute is projecting a 58% increase in that number by 2030.  The World Health Organization has identified glauco... Read More..

Heart Healthy Aging: It Never Gets Old

2/21/2019 9:13:42 AM

Aging brings an increased risk for heart disease and cardiovascular events. In fact, heart disease is the number one cause of death for adults over the age of 65. That’s why understanding the value of a heart-healthy lifestyle is so important for old... Read More..

7 Ways to Enjoy Winter

1/7/2019 10:55:06 AM

• Go to a movie, take a spa day or do other activities you normally enjoy. • Get out in the sunlight or brightly lit spaces, especially early in the day. • Spend time with positive people. Avoid Negative Nellie and all her friends. • Read those... Read More..

Seasonal Sadness: The Struggle Is Real

1/7/2019 10:45:05 AM

We are at the onset of what can prove to be a most difficult time of year – especially for seniors who are more sensitive to the cold and for those living alone. With holiday festivities behind us and winter upon us, many will suffer from what some c... Read More..

How to Wash Your Hands to Avoid Getting Sick

12/5/2018 9:50:16 AM

National Hand Washing Awareness Week Dec 3 rd – 9 th Maintaining good hand hygiene is an effective way to help stop the spread of germs and illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hand washing is one of the be... Read More..

Providing Higher Quality Care by Promoting Health Literacy

10/30/2018 2:31:41 PM

Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic healthcare information which leads to the ability to make appropriate healthcare decisions. Many people, and not just those with limite... Read More..