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As part of the Meaningful Moments program at Cardinal Court and Greenfield Estates, residents have the opportunity to revisit their personal holiday traditions

Maybe your life is full. Really full. Between the kids, the spouse, the job and the house, keeping track of what your aging parent is doing on a day-to-day basis might not be part of the program. Or maybe you only see Mom or Dad during the holidays, when it’s easy for her or him to smile, nod and blend in at parties and family gatherings...

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Author Jill Bangerter explains the “how” and “why” behind spirituality and how we can all connect personally to God

When Jill Bangerter lost her puppy as a small child, she was devastated and talked to God about it. In response, she had her first mystical experience that set her on her lifelong spiritual quest. This quest led her to a Metaphysical Science degree along with her Master’s Degree in Education. In addition, she is an eighth degree Astarian, a...

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A Final Thought: The Great Pretender

Growing up in the 1960s, my family had a “living room” which was, ironically, off limits to the living. The room featured a stiff-backed sofa accentuated with elegant pillows made of velvet and satin. The sofa was flanked on each side by matching end tables, each supporting matching porcelain lamps and gold-embossed, leather-bound books with...

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At the 3rd annual Jewelry Box, you can shop more than 25,000 pieces of jewelry for just $5 each

For the last two years on the first weekend of November, I’ve spent the afternoon surrounded by friends shopping thousands of pieces of gorgeous jewelry—from bracelets, rings and necklaces to broaches and watches— all priced at $5 to benefit Akron’s homeless shelter for women and children, ACCESS. And this year? The event...

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The residents of SouthWest Commons share how they feel about living in one of Strongsville’s most respected assisted living communities

Independence, privacy, dignity and choice. Are there four better words to describe what people look for in a senior living community? Well, these are some of the words the residents use to describe their lives at SouthWest Commons in Strongsville, a LifeServices Assisted Living owned/operated Community, which opened its doors to the...

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