New family caregivers – heed this advice

Taking on the role of a family caregiver can be confusing and riddled with unfamiliar tasks, assignments and responsibilities. When compiling a checkl...

July 14th, 2019 |  


Bringing help, bringing hope

During the statewide week of “Bringing Help, Bringing Hope” that was held April 29 – May 5 across Ohio, the Ohio Association of Coun...

July 11th, 2019 |  


Barbecue safely this summer

Barbecue safely this summer

Question: I’m ready to use my grill for the first time this summer for a cookout. Is it OK to use a steel wire grill brush to clean the grease a...

July 9th, 2019 |  



Beautiful evenings with L.B.

For a couple of weeks now, I have had an evening visitor named L.B., who shows up well after darkness has fallen. At least, I see him only when it is ...

July 8th, 2019 |  


Village’s Summer Celebration is July 13

MECHANICSBURG - Our Towne Mechanicsburg volunteers are busy finalizing details for this year’s Summer Celebration and fireworks display, schedul...

July 8th, 2019 |  


Health and money are 2 biggest concerns

Health and financial security is a prime concern to seniors. In a survey sponsored by the National Council on Aging, it was found that financial secur...

July 7th, 2019 |  


Caregiving costs not just for elderly

Is the U.S. ready for a discussion about paying for caregiving, an increasingly vexing and costly problem for a growing number of Americans?The answer...

July 5th, 2019 |  


What’s wrong with Congress? Lack of order

What’s wrong with Congress? Lack of order

The other day, someone I’ve known for years offered a pointed bit of criticism. “It’s easy for people like you to make long lists of...

July 4th, 2019 |  


Former Graham board member decries transportation decision

My name is Al Mitchell. I was a Graham school board member from 2008 to 2015. Like many of you, I don’t think it’s right for the Graham sc...

July 2nd, 2019 |  


Urbana shines in 27th CCPA Tour

Urbana was bustling this week-end as the 27th Annual Historic Home and Garden Tour welcomed visitors from surrounding communities as well as Illinois,...

July 2nd, 2019 |