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What you need to know to help yourself or a loved one transition to assisted living or memory care, including how Greater Akron’s Heritage Crossing Assisted Living gives residents the opportunity to thrive

The decision to transition to an assisted living community just got easier and less intimidating thanks to the staff, the care, and the lifestyle that awaits you at Heritage Crossing Assisted Living in Greater Akron. This special four-page section reveals important questions and answers to assist in making your...

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Back to normal in 2021

Last year was definitely not normal. Many of us spent 2020 in isolation—afraid of social situations, afraid of coughing, and even afraid of running out of toilet paper. Although by now we may have gotten used to our “new normal,” the truth is that for people suffering from hemorrhoids, the fears that I just listed are nothing new...

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Know the warning signs of mental trouble

Although there might be light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, most of us still have to weather a dark winter first. “In addition to long-term changes to our economy, travel and gatherings, the pandemic has produced long-term effects on the mental health of Americans,” says Lisa M. Borchert, M.A. Ed., LPCC, who founded Avenues of...

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With six area locations and specialized services at each, Ferrell-Whited Physical Therapy is helping patients beat the pain and stay well

It’s been said that nothing is so healing as the human touch. At Ferrell-Whited Physical Therapy Services, the expertly trained hands of the therapists elevate healing to another level. More than just restorative, physical therapy can be life changing. Whether recovering from surgery, suffering from chronic back pain, dealing with urinary...

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Hemorrhoid surgery isn’t cutting edge

Who needs hemorrhoid surgery? The answer is almost nobody—no matter how bad things are on the back end. Hemorrhoids can be divided into four different grades. Grade one hemorrhoids stay up inside and don’t come out. Grade two hemorrhoids come out a bit when you’re having a bowel movement but go back up inside on their own. The grade...

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