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A Final Thought: Ten Things I Love

Priorities can change. A few weeks ago when we were all asked to use paper straws, people lost their minds at the magnitude of the sacrifice. Now we’re being asked to stay home, shutter our businesses, forgo paychecks, lay off our cherished employees, avoid our loved ones, and decimate the economy. And we’re doing it. Say what you...

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Find out why pet owners from all over Northeast Ohio are making the trek to Medina's Dog Gone Crazy

Sandra Jenkins, owner of Dog Gone Crazy, is out of her mind. Actually, she’s nuts—about dogs. So much so that, on occasion, you’ll find her curled up in one of the boarding kennels comforting a nervous pooch, or simply spending some quality time with a dog that needs a little extra attention. “One of the reasons we’ve been so...

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At Symphony at Mentor, hitting the 100-year mark is a piece of cake

At age 105, Walter Repak, a resident of Symphony at Mentor memory care community, knows something about what it takes to get there. “Walter and his wife, Janine, have lived at Symphony at Mentor for over three years,” says director of sales and marketing Jeanne Onuska. “Being here has allowed them to relax and enjoy life...

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For people affected by memory loss, aging at home is best

Researching care options for yourself or an aging loved one can be overwhelming. With so many choices available and factors to consider, how can you be sure you’re making the right choice? “Most families facing care for themselves or a loved one are confused and overwhelmed by the choices and just want to make the right decision,” says...

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A Final Thought: A Better World Is Coming

One bit of wisdom I have come to appreciate is the understanding that priorities can change with time and experience. At age 21, I was unaware of the joy of a long walk or how the aroma of freshly baked bread can hug you. And I didn’t give a hoot about seeing an owl in a tree. Now I am awestruck by their majesty and stillness. Priorities of...

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