Did you know that in the U.S., there are more than 6 million stroke survivors and nearly 3.2 million Americans living with disabilities due to a traumatic brain injury (TBI)? The need for care is great, but becoming your loved one’s caregiver can be overwhelming. Caregivers may face daily struggles as they learn to acclimate to a new life that is filled with doctor visits and rehab appointments.
Gardening has many health benefits, but you need to ensure that you’re not putting undue strain on your body. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 400,000 people are hurt in their gardens each year by lawn or garden tools, and thousands more are hurt from bending, stooping, reaching and grasping. Lance Walheim, author of “Lawn Care for Dummies” and Bayer Advanced lawn and garden expert, knows a thing or two about the aches that can come with spending hours doing what you love in your garden. Here are some tips that can help you and your loved one take care of the lawn — and body.
Caroline “Connie” N. Luhta of Concord Township is among 10 older Ohioans that were honored for a lifetime of accomplishments with induction into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame during a special ceremony in Columbus. She joins more than 450 individuals who have been inducted since 1977.
It’s summer, and that means breaking free from the typical playtime routine. Northeast Ohio parks provide areas for children to explore and let out their energy. Check out these must-visit places that give kids more than their ordinary playground experience.
Summer is here and it’s time to shed that backpack and officially put all things academic aside, right? Not just yet. For rising juniors and seniors, this is actually a great time to focus on preparing for fall ACT and SAT exams. The first ACT and SAT exams for 2016-17 are given soon after the start of the school year, so students should take advantage of this time without other academic obligations to focus on test preparation.
Akron offers all the appeal of a larger city without big-city attitude. It’s the perfect place in Northeast Ohio to catch a ball game, grab dinner and listen to live music at venues that all are within walking distance of each other. The city's variety of attractions and walkability make it a perfect destination for families.