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Healthy Handwashing Tips

We’ve had an unprecedented year for health concerns, so you are probably very aware of keeping safe. September is the start of fall, and as the days grow shorter and the weather gets colder, the need to stay healthy stays the same! We want to give you a few tips on staying healthy during the […]

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The Safe Way To Stay Social

Coronavirus has changed the way we now socialize. You may be in a higher-risk category and are keen to keep your risk of contracting COVID-19 to a minimum. You’re still a social person, so what can you do to keep from feeling isolated? Here are some ideas to help you stay connected beyond the typical […]

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Heat Exhaustion Prevention

Adults older than 65 are at higher risk of heat exhaustion. Illness, medications, or other factors in older adults may reduce the body’s ability to regulate its temperature. Carrying excess weight can affect your body’s ability to regulate its temperature and cause it to retain more heat. Untreated heat exhaustion can lead to heatstroke, a […]

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Weisgerber’s Picture

Many of us have grown up believing Betsy Ross created and sewed the first American flag in the iteration from which our current flag evolved. This is now widely disputed, but here is how the legend goes. George Washington was a frequent visitor to the home of Mrs. Ross before receiving command of the army. […]

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The Benefits of Walking

Walking is the best wonder drug for senior citizens. The advantages of walking as exercise include alleviating arthritis symptoms, less anxiety, depression, and overall better heart health, among other perks. The National Institute on Aging suggests that regular aerobic activity, such as walking, has health benefits across the board for older Americans. The secret to […]

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Taking Care Of Mental Health During This Time Of Staying-at-home

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton, the Director of the Ohio Department of Health, made the order back in March for everyone not employed in essential work to stay at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been nearly a month since that order went into effect, and the positive effects are […]