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A Final Thought: Maybe the future isn't so scary

Last week, I made the mistake of asking a good friend who knows me well if he could suggest any New Year’s resolutions for me, something other than achieving the recommended daily allowance of fiber in my diet, which—at 38 grams a day—is going to require eating enough carrots to turn my skin orange. “Sure,” he replied,...

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Will The Fitness Doctor be the next mayor?

Dr. Fredrick Peters is a familiar face around town. Whether customizing workout routines for clients at his private fitness facility, serving as a mentor for the STEM business plan program at Brecksville/Broadview Heights High School, or volunteering at local churches—he aims high in every endeavor he pursues. As owner of The...

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A higher standard of senior living at The Echelon of Medina

In its pursuit to combine the best of both the health and hospitality fields, The Echelon of Medina has arrived. The assisted living and memory care community is welcoming new members now, while the independent senior living community is slated to welcome new members home in spring 2019. As creators and curators of a unique approach to...

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Symphony at Mentor’s mission to care only for memory care residents allows the staff to focus on the importance of understanding dementia

It’s a Monday morning and Shelley Perry is sitting in her kitchen enjoying her morning tea. As she thinks about the week ahead, she knows it will involve work and maybe some babysitting for her three grandchildren. She also knows what it won’t involve: The constant worrying and attention the care of her mother required, until she became a...

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Lilac Thyme Stables tailors to the needs and goals of each individual rider

Although the ground may be snow-covered, winter recreational pursuits don’t have to be limited to skiing, ice skating, sledding or ice fishing. Tucked back from the road on 10 acres in Columbia Station is Lilac Thyme Stables, owned and operated by Cindy and Mike Musto. The stables offer a temperature-controlled indoor arena designed to host...

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