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The Echelon of Medina: The future of senior living

The cornerstone of the new senior living community opening in the fall of 2018 in Medina rests on changing our common conception of aging. At The Echelon, aging is something to aspire to. “The luxury amenities that exist at The Echelon, like the old-fashioned English pub or the Himalayan salt massage room, dispel any notion that aging is a...

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Whether shopping at CW’s Purple Iris or dining next door at The Dolphin Restaurant, you’re certain to leave satisfied—and inspired

A customer told Sandy Mihalek, “If you go into CW’s Purple Iris and nothing speaks to you, you’re not listening.” Not looking, either. The tranquil gift store, which Sandy describes as “more inspirational than spiritual or religious,” carries an eclectic and affordable mix of comforting gifts. Items from the Natural Life...

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What if I get audited?

Although the average person’s odds of being audited by the IRS are about one half of 1 percent, an audit can be frightening even if you think you’ve done everything right on your tax return, cautions Gary Cerasi, CPA, owner of Creative Business Strategies. Here, Gary explains how to avoid trouble with the IRS. Q: What is an audit?A:...

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Here’s how you can score a designer find at Clothes Mentor for way less than you’ll pay at the mall

For decades, the shopping scene in North Olmsted could only be described with a four-letter word: m-a-l-l. But thanks to several up-and-coming upscale resale stores—Clothes Mentor and Plato’s Closet—shoppers are hitting the rethink button on the local fashion landscape. “Women today are looking for the hottest styles at the best...

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Sheila Rohal had severe back pain and was able to avoid surgery with the help the team at Fitness Together

We’ve all got our share of obstacles that stop us from being our personal best—bad knees, no endurance, lack of time, fear of injury, zero motivation. For Sheila Rohal, it was severe back pain. The medical diagnosis of scoliosis, degenerative disc disease, sciatica, herniated discs and anterolisthesis translated into a spine that was...

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