Another kind of bucket list

When that Morgan Freeman/Jack Nicholson movie, The Bucket List, appeared in my TV listings last week, I remembered seeing the film around the time it ...

November 11th, 2018 |  


A year or 2 not too long to use uncooked frozen turkey

A year or 2 not too long to use uncooked frozen turkey

Question: I bought two turkeys last November, with the intent to cook one at Thanksgiving and the second one for New Year’s Day. We ended up goi...

November 11th, 2018 |  


Carol Marak invites you to opt-in to her weekly newsletter, Age with Purpose

It’s time to take steps to ensure that your fall season is safe with these tips from the Center for Disease Control.It’s time to turn the ...

November 8th, 2018 |  



Raising the bar for dementia care

Raising the bar for dementia care

One of the key functions of the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman is to help nursing homes and other long-term care providers in Ohio conti...

November 7th, 2018 |  


Eating and screen time not a good mix

Eating and screen time not a good mix

Question: My kids love to watch TV or view their cellphones or tablets while they eat. I used to eat cereal on Saturday mornings and watch cartoons wh...

November 5th, 2018 |  


Pausing for positivity

There certainly is change in the air. We have turned our calendars to a new month, traded in our Halloween pumpkins and autumn leaves for Christmas wr...

November 4th, 2018 |  


Carol Marak invites you to opt-in to her weekly newsletter, Age with Purpose

Aging happens naturally, but aging well takes careful planning. Take steps to ensure that your financial, living and medical needs will be met in old ...

November 1st, 2018 |  


George refutes Marenburg again

What a surprise to see Jo Marenburg’s political letter in the October 29 Urbana Daily Citizen! True, Jim Jordan may have faults, but he is surel...

October 30th, 2018 |  


Do the right thing

One who revels in cruelty, who foments enmity, incites neighbor against neighbor, is at best the worst neighbor and at worst Hitler.There is no neutra...

October 29th, 2018 |  


The hidden disaster of state Issue 1

The hidden disaster of state Issue 1

Too many people in our criminal justice system are there because of substance abuse disorders. This is undeniable. We know that substance abuse disord...

October 28th, 2018 |