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Diabetes prevention

With both parents suffering from Type 2 diabetes, and both brothers dependent on insulin, Adrienne from Painesville could see the writing on the wall—and she didn’t like it. So when she heard about the Lake County YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, she thought she would be the ideal candidate. “I had just retired and was looking to...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Sticky Toffee Pudding

This recipe came as a request all the way from the UK—and now it just might be my new favorite dessert. For step-by-step instructions with photos, click here. Sticky Toffee Pudding Prep time: 10 minutesCook time: 1 hour totalMakes: 4 servings Ingredients-Pudding Cake1 C dried dates, chopped1 1/2 C water3/4 C + 2 T flour1/3...

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The appliance lady

Sometimes we notice that we have become so accustomed to how things are in the present, we forget just how different things were even a few years ago. Not long ago, loyalty between employers and employees was pretty much a given. Not long before that, it wasn’t uncommon for consumers to be loyal to a brand or business. The...

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Hear for the holidays

With families gathering in lovingly decorated homes, revisiting traditional recipes and basking in the spirit of giving, this season is the most wonderful time of the year, right? But if a family member feels isolated due to hearing loss, it can actually be the loneliest time of the year. “Hearing is the gift that bridges us socially,” says...

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Here’s how students in the Mentor School System are making a difference

In this season of giving, the students, teachers and administrators within the Mentor School System are quite creative when it comes to sharing their gifts with different segments of the community. In the middle school, through a national program adopted within Mentor schools, called Rachel’s Challenge, students are encouraged to start a chain...

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