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Here’s how the team at Beachwood Commons Assisted Living helps seniors transition to the next chapter of their lives

Helen J. and her husband, Jack, moved to Beachwood Commons Assisted Living on February 15 of this year. Helen remembers because it was the day after they celebrated Valentine’s Day. A few months later, Jack passed away. Helen says she misses her husband of more than 60 years every day, but she is thankful they found Beachwood Commons. “I...

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At Salida Woods Assisted Living, residents become part of the family

In April of 1947, while U.S. Army private Joseph N. was stationed in Kyushu, Japan, he met a young Japanese woman who four years later would become his wife. Their story of what transpired in those four years has the makings of a post-WWII romance novel. Joe and his wife, Kay, shared the story when we met at Salida Woods Assisted Living in...

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Symphony at Olmsted Falls' In the Moment program is a team approach to care delivery

When her job called her to be out of town for several weeks this past June, Nancy M. of Columbia Station was faced with a difficult situation. Her 90-year-old mother Milly suffers from dementia, and although she was fine living with Nancy and her husband, she could not be left alone. So Nancy started calling around to places looking for...

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Painesville’s First Church of Christ is re-emerging as a leader in serving the community

Growing up in Green, Ohio, Mike Martin’s mother was a teacher while his father spent his days studying the heavens as a meteorologist for the Akron-Canton Regional Airport. Mike focuses on Heaven now, too, but in a completely different way. He’s a pastor. In fact, he’s the new pastor at First Church of Christ, in Painesville, where...

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Avoid the frantic phone call and have S&S Heating, Cooling and Sheet Metal treat your furnace to a precision tune-up, before the flakes start to fly

“It seems like in Northeast Ohio we only have two seasons—summer and winter—so there is not much time between to get prepared for the temperature swing,” says Mark Staron II, who is the second “S” in S&S Heating, Cooling & Sheet Metal, a company his parents, Mark Sr. and Gayle, founded in 1989. Some days it’s...

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