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Join NamiWalks in support of mental health

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in May

On the morning of Saturday, May 13, 2017, join the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Greater Toledo for NAMIWalks, to be held at the University of Toledo, Health Education Center, 2801 W. Bancroft St. Registration begins at 8:30.

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River Centre Foundation hosts 7th annual walk for eating disorder awareness

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in May

The River Centre Foundation will hold its 7th Annual Bridge to Recovery Walk on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the River Centre Foundation House, 5445 Main Street, Sylvania. The focus of this event is to create awareness of eating disorders, which affect more than 30 million Americans.  Included in the event is a one-mile walk that symbolizes the steps that are taken in the recovery process to move forward and inspire others, while sharing that eating disorders are dangerous illnesses and not a life choice. Participants will gather at the River Centre Foundation house then walk through the beautiful Harroun Community Park and end back at the Foundation house.

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Two plant exchanges soon to spring up!

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in May

What’s not to love about free? Free hostas, daylilies, forget-me-nots, coneflowers? Sometimes there are free cacti, canna tubers, ornamental grasses, seeds, and vegetable starts.

Two upcoming events, April 29 and May 6, are opportunities to try new plants, mostly perennials, as well as to discuss your landscaping ideas and challenges with master gardeners.

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Unburdened by gravity | Laurels rehab patients make unparalleled progress with AlterG

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in May

When rehabilitating from an injury, joint surgery, or other physical challenge that affects function and mobility, patients’ bodies—more precisely, their body weight—can actually stand in the way of their recovery. After all, getting up on your feet and motivated to move is no simple matter if doing so causes excruciating joint pain or puts you at risk of falling.

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St. Clare Commons earns Nursing Care Center Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in May

CHI Living Communities St. Clare Commons announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Nursing Care Center Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient and resident care.

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Luxe Laser expands services with fun and informative events

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in May

At Luxe Laser Vein & Body Center, discovering new ways to put your best face forward can be a surprisingly fun and social experience. With a lot of exciting expansion recently completed at the facility, including brand-new surgery and aesthetic treatment rooms as well as dedicated spaces for group use, Luxe Laser is now proud to host a variety of different events and training opportunities for the general public and cosmetic industry professionals.

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Vision Associates joins The Toledo Clinic

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in May

Vision Associates—Northwest Ohio’s largest ophthalmology practice—has announced that it has joined The Toledo Clinic.

“This is an important step for Vision Associates,” said Dr. Rodney McCarthy, President of Vision Associates. “The Toledo Clinic is the region’s most respected group of independent physicians, and our affiliation will allow us to ensure that our patients receive quality and coordinated care no matter what their healthcare needs might be.”

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This 90-year-old just received a makeover

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in May

When the experience and skill that comes with age can be combined with youthful agility, it’s a rare and priceless combination. This is exactly what the leaders of The Toledo Clinic say the long-time Toledo healthcare pacesetter has to offer.