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The new Traditions at Royalton Place boasts loads of amenities and a feeling of community for residents

An Italian-themed pot luck dinner was in full swing during a recent visit to Traditions at Royalton Place. While some residents wisely congregated near the food inside the recreation center, others took their plates outside to the patio to cluster around the crystal clear heated saltwater swimming pool. Frequent social gatherings are quickly...

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Old-fashioned values and super sales are some of the reasons why Home Appliance Sales and Service can’t stop growing

The appliance business can be a bit of a conundrum. Not only is it a big portion of consumer expenditures each year, but appliances keep trending from being “just appliances” to fashion-worthy must-haves that satisfy the latest culinary or design cravings of hungry consumers. Your mother’s old Norge washer and dryer have been replaced by...

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A stark contrast to the large assisted living facilities popping up all over town, A Place to Call Home Elderly Care truly feels like a home

After Joyce, an 81-year-old Brooklyn resident, fell and injured her hip and eventually was released from a rehab center, she moved into A Place to Call Home Elderly Care to help transition getting ready to go back home. Now, more than a year later, she is still living there—by choice. “I was not planning on moving in permanently, but...

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A Final Thought: Your grandchildren are listening

My wife traveled to Georgia for a long Mother’s Day weekend to visit her parents and attend an annual family reunion, so last Friday night I had dinner alone at one of my favorite Akron restaurants. Seated next to me at the bar were three young men. By “young,” I mean early forties. They talked about what young men talk about—wine,...

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The Symphony of Olmsted Falls Day Club is a program is dedicated to help caregivers

When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, the rest of the family is left coming to terms with “the new normal.” Caregivers find themselves increasingly burned out, not being able to do the things they used to do. Symphony at Olmsted Falls provides an Adult Day Club to meet this need. “As a facility designed and dedicated...

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