The Elizabeth Scott Community will celebrate summer with its 9th annual Summer Fest! The free, family friendly, outdoor event is open to the public and will be held on Saturday, August 26 from noon to 5:00 p.m. on the Elizabeth Scott Community campus, 2720 Albon Road, Maumee. The Elizabeth Scott Community offers independent and assisted living as well as skilled nursing and rehabilitation. The event is expected to attract a crowd of at least 2,000.
Veteran truck driver Danny Williams, 69, recently discovered how an ordinary day on the job can suddenly lead to a life-altering, debilitating injury. On an extremely windy day in mid-April of 2017, the tailgate on Danny’s truck was blown upward, taking Danny with it. When he fell back to the ground, he struck his head with considerable force and later awoke in the emergency room.
Located in a tranquil suburban setting—but just a stone’s throw from downtown Sylvania with all its shopping and dining opportunities, entertainment, and rich cultural attractions—Sunset Village has plenty to offer area seniors who are seeking a vibrant environment to call home as well as the ability to choose different levels of care as needed.
What: The 2017 NWO Apraxia Support Family Fun Day & Awareness Walk is a fundraising event that will honor local children with apraxia of speech and invisible disabilities. The event will include a stroll around the Toledo Zoo, an auction, raffles, and family friendly activities. All funds will help children impacted by apraxia or another invisible disability in the NW Ohio and SE Michigan areas.
On Thursday, July 20, Harbor Behavioral Health, affiliate of ProMedica, celebrated the relocation of their Perrysburg office from 27072 Carronade Drive to 800 Commerce Drive with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The event featured remarks by President/CEO John Sheehan, and attendees enjoyed building tours and refreshments. Perrysburg Mayor Mike Olmstead, ProMedica President/CEO Randy Oostra, and members of the Harbor Board of Directors were also present.
The air is full of laughter with children racing over to their perspective schools to see their names listed on the glass window. Tiny fingers are crossed with high hopes that they get placed with the teacher and friends that they had hoped for. While most children feel this is a rite of passage for new clothes and new friends, some children experience extreme anxiety of not having the basic essentials or possibly being placed in the same class with the student who bullied them the previous year.
For seniors who need a little help with everyday activities and are no longer confident in their ability to manage safely at home, the time may be right to consider assisted living. But oftentimes that’s as far as the idea goes. Daunted by all the options and the high prices they encounter, many seniors abandon the search for an assisted-living community before it has really begun.